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Le Cendre tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Cendre in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Clermont-Ferrand basilica at 10 km from Le Cendre

Visit Le Cendre: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Clermont-Ferrand basilica at 10 km and Saint-Saturnin at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Le Cendre, 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 Le Cendre in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 10 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction south)

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

See Montpeyroux guide
 
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Billom

Billom

at 12 km (direction east)

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

See Billom guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 18 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 19 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Mozac guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint-Floret guide
Riom

Riom

at 20 km (direction north-north-west)

The quiet regional town of Riom has several monuments of...

See Riom guide
Volvic

Volvic

at 20 km (direction north-west)

One of the most famous bottled waters in the world...

See Volvic guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 20 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Issoire guide
Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 21 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Nectaire guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 24 km (direction south-east)

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle, are not...

See Sauxillanges guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction south-east)

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

See Usson guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Cendre

 
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Markets in and near Le Cendre

  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (2km)
  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (5km)
  • Aubiere: market Sunday (7km)
  • Pont-du-Chateau: market Thursday (10km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (10km)
  • Clermont-Ferrand: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Chamalieres: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (11km)
  • Gerzat: market Sunday (12km)
  • Billom: market Monday (12km)
  • Cebazat: market Thursday & Sunday (14km)

More information about Le Cendre, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Le Cendre, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (25km)
  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (27km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (10km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (20km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (21km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (21km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (21km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (27km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (33km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Opme (7km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (8km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (15km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (20km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (27km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (35km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac du Guery (31km)
  • Lac Pavin (34km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (35km)
  • Puy de Sancy (36km)
  • Bois Noirs (41km)
  • Signal du Luguet (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Le Cendre is in the southern-centre of France at 11 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Le Cendre is 354 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Cendre

Canton: Veyre-Monton

Arrondissement: Clermont-Ferrand

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63670

Distance to Le Cendre

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 354 km

from Calais: 589 km

from Nice: 393 km

from Bordeaux: 310 km

from Strasbourg: 469 km

Getting here

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

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubiere, Busseol, Cournon-d'Auvergne, Dallet, La Roche-Blanche, La Roche-Noire, Le Crest, Lempdes, Les Martres-de-Veyre, Mezel, Mirefleurs, Orcet, Perignat-les-Sarlieve, Perignat-sur-Allier, Saint-Amant-Tallende, Saint-Bonnet-les-Allier, Saint-Georges-sur-Allier, Saint-Maurice, Tallende and Veyre-Monton.

This page in French: Visiter Le Cendre

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