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Lempdes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lempdes in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Clermont-Ferrand basilica at 8 km from Lempdes

Visit Lempdes: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Clermont-Ferrand basilica at 8 km and Clermont-Ferrand at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Lempdes, 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 Lempdes 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 8 km (direction west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide


at 9 km (direction west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide


at 12 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Billom guide


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

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide


at 15 km (direction north-west)

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

See Mozac guide


at 15 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Riom guide


Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction south)

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

See Montpeyroux guide


at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Volvic 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...

See Puy de Dome guide


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

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

See Saint-Floret guide


at 25 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Issoire guide


at 26 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Nectaire guide


at 27 km (direction east)

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

See Courpiere guide


at 28 km (direction south-east)

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

See Sauxillanges guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lempdes


Markets in and near Lempdes

Market days in Lempdes: weekly market: Tuesday;

  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (0km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (3km)
  • Pont-du-Chateau: market Thursday (5km)
  • Aubiere: market Sunday (7km)
  • Gerzat: market Sunday (7km)
  • Clermont-Ferrand: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Chamalieres: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (10km)
  • Cebazat: market Thursday & Sunday (10km)
  • Billom: market Monday (12km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (14km)

More information about Lempdes, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Lempdes, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (23km)
  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (32km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (11km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (15km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (16km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (25km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (25km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (28km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Opme (9km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (11km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (12km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (25km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (29km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (30km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac du Guery (34km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (37km)
  • Lac Pavin (39km)
  • Puy de Sancy (40km)
  • Bois Noirs (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Lempdes is in the southern-centre of France at 9 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Lempdes is 349 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lempdes

Canton: Pont-du-Château

Arrondissement: Clermont-Ferrand

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63370

Distance to Lempdes

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 349 km

from Calais: 585 km

from Nice: 395 km

from Bordeaux: 313 km

from Strasbourg: 465 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aulnat, Cournon-d'Auvergne, Dallet, Le Cendre, Malintrat, Mezel, Perignat-les-Sarlieve, Perignat-sur-Allier, Pont-du-Chateau and Saint-Bonnet-les-Allier.

This page in French: Visiter Lempdes

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