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

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Laps


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


Geography and distances

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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