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Le Vernet-Sainte-Marguerite tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Murol at 4 km from Le Vernet-Sainte-Marguerite

Visit Le Vernet-Sainte-Marguerite: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Murol at 4 km and Saint-Nectaire at 5 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Le Vernet-Sainte-Marguerite, 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 Vernet-Sainte-Marguerite in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



Castle at 4 km (direction south)

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

See Murol guide


at 5 km (direction east-south-east)

It is the impressive roman architecture of the Church of...

See Saint-Nectaire guide


at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

Mont-Dore is well placed to explore the scenic splendours of the...

See Mont-Dore guide


at 12 km (direction north-west)

Orcival is home to one of the most important roman style...

See Orcival guide


Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide


Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Floret guide
La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 16 km (direction west)

La Bourboule is one of the most impressive of the...

See La Bourboule guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 18 km (direction west)

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

See Puy de Dome guide


Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Montpeyroux guide


at 22 km (direction north-east)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 22 km (direction north-east)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide


at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Issoire guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 28 km (direction south-south-west)

The Natural Regional Park of the Volcanoes is a beautiful...

See Parc des Volcans guide


at 30 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Volvic guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Vernet-Sainte-Marguerite


Markets in and near Le Vernet-Sainte-Marguerite

  • Murol: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (4km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (11km)
  • Mont-Dore: market Friday all day (11km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (14km)
  • La Bourboule: market Saturday (16km)
  • Aubiere: market Sunday (20km)
  • Chamalieres: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (21km)
  • Clermont-Ferrand: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (23km)

More information about Le Vernet-Sainte-Marguerite, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Le Vernet-Sainte-Marguerite, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (24km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (47km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (2km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (12km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (19km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (25km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (35km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (36km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (37km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (40km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (49km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Cordès (12km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (15km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (18km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (25km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (27km)
  • Verger de Déduit (60km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac du Guery (10km)
  • Lac Pavin (13km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (14km)
  • Puy de Sancy (14km)
  • Signal du Luguet (31km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (44km)

Geography and distances

Le Vernet-Sainte-Marguerite is in the southern-centre of France at 22 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Le Vernet-Sainte-Marguerite is 364 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Vernet-Sainte-Marguerite

Canton: Saint-Amant-Tallende

Arrondissement: Clermont-Ferrand

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63710

Distance to Le Vernet-Sainte-Marguerite

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 364 km

from Calais: 599 km

from Nice: 402 km

from Bordeaux: 289 km

from Strasbourg: 491 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Le Vernet-Sainte-Marguerite from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aydat, Chambon-sur-Lac, Murol, Saint-Nectaire and Saulzet-le-Froid.

This page in French: Visiter Le Vernet-Sainte-Marguerite

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