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Photo is of Montpeyroux at 7 km from Laps

Visit Laps: highlights and tourist information

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Laps is situated in the Puy-de-Dome department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Montpeyroux at 7 km and Billom at 8 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Laps, 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 Laps in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction south-west)

Montpeyroux is a small village now listed among the 'most beautiful...

See Montpeyroux guide
Billom

Billom

at 8 km (direction north-east)

It is the half-timbered houses and medieval gateways that...

See Billom guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction west)

With ancient narrow streets, an imposing church and its position...

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 14 km (direction south)

Best known for its romanesque church, Issoire is a very pleasant...

See Issoire guide
 
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Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 16 km (direction south-east)

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the...

See Sauxillanges guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

One of the least developed of the 'most beautiful villages in...

See Usson guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

The basilica of Notre-Dame-du-Port in Clermont-Ferrand is one of...

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction south-west)

The tiny village of Saint-Floret with its ruined castle...

See Saint-Floret guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

The Cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption, in sombre black lava stone, dominates the...

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

Once home to Coco Chanel, Courpiere is a village in...

See Courpiere guide
Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

It is the impressive roman architecture of the Church of St-Nectaire-le-Haut that...

See Saint-Nectaire guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

Puy-de-Dome is the most famous, and most accessible of the...

See Puy de Dome guide
Mozac

Mozac

at 26 km (direction north-west)

The interesting Abbey of Saint-Pierre in Mozac combines early roman elements...

See Mozac guide
Murol

Murol

Castle at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

The highlight of a visit to Murol is the Chateau de Murol...

See Murol guide

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

Map of places to visit near Laps

 
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Markets in and near Laps

  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (4km)
  • Billom: market Monday (8km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (9km)
  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Pont-du-Chateau: market Thursday (14km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (14km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (14km)
  • Aubiere: market Sunday (15km)
  • Clermont-Ferrand: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Chamalieres: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (19km)

More information about Laps, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Laps, France

What to do at Laps? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Laps.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (21km)
  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (23km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (15km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (20km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (24km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (26km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (26km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (28km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (33km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (40km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (43km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (14km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (14km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (14km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (23km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (33km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (33km)
  • Lac du Guery (35km)
  • Lac Pavin (36km)
  • Puy de Sancy (39km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (39km)
  • Signal du Luguet (44km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (48km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Laps is in the southern-centre of France at 19 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Laps is 361 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Laps

Canton: Vic-le-Comte

Arrondissement: Clermont-Ferrand

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63270

Distance to Laps

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 361 km

from Calais: 596 km

from Nice: 385 km

from Bordeaux: 315 km

from Strasbourg: 469 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Busseol, Corent, La Roche-Noire, Les Martres-de-Veyre, Mirefleurs, Montpeyroux, Parent, Pignols, Saint-Georges-sur-Allier, Saint-Julien-de-Coppel, Saint-Maurice, Salledes and Vic-le-Comte.

This page in French: Visiter Laps

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