Lachaux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Lachaux: highlights and tourist information

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Lachaux is situated in the Puy-de-Dome department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the southern-centre of France at 46 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Lachaux is 332 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateldon at 6 km and Thiers at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lachaux, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Lachaux in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

 
 

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Puy-de-Dome

Map of places to visit near Lachaux

Markets in and near Lachaux

  • Puy-Guillaume: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Le Mayet-de-Montagne: market Monday (10km)
  • Saint-Remy-sur-Durolle: market Sunday (12km)
  • Saint-Yorre: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Thiers: market Thursday & Saturday (16km)
  • Cusset: market Saturday (19km)
  • Vichy: market Every day except Monday (19km)
  • Bellerive-sur-Allier: market Saturday (20km)
  • Maringues: market Monday (22km)
  • Noiretable: market Saturday (24km)

More information about Lachaux, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Lachaux, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Lachaux.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (25km)
  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (29km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (37km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (44km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (44km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (45km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (49km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (53km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (54km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (19km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (44km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (48km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (51km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Lachaux

Canton: Châteldon

Arrondissement: Thiers

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63290

Distance to Lachaux

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 332 km

from Calais: 566 km

from Nice: 386 km

from Bordeaux: 350 km

from Strasbourg: 425 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Lachaux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chateldon, Ferrieres-sur-Sichon and La Guillermie.

This page in French: Visiter Lachaux