Madriat tourism and travel guide

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Visit Madriat: highlights and tourist information

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Madriat 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 40 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Madriat is 386 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Blesle at 12 km and Issoire at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Madriat, 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 Madriat 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 Madriat

Markets in and near Madriat

  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (11km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (11km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (13km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (18km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (22km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (22km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (24km)
  • Murol: market Wednesday (25km)

More information about Madriat, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Madriat, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Madriat.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (5km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (12km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (13km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (22km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (23km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (25km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (39km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (40km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (14km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (30km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (34km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (39km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal du Luguet (19km)
  • Lac Pavin (24km)
  • Puy de Sancy (31km)
  • Lac du Guery (35km)
  • Bois Noirs (37km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (38km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (53km)
  • Puy Griou (54km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (56km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (20km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Madriat

Canton: Ardes

Arrondissement: Issoire

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63340

Distance to Madriat

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 386 km

from Calais: 621 km

from Nice: 376 km

from Bordeaux: 302 km

from Strasbourg: 492 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Apchat, Ardes, Augnat, Boudes, Chalus, Chambezon, Collanges, Gignat, Le Breuil-sur-Couze, Moriat, Saint-Germain-Lembron, Saint-Gervazy, Saint-Herent, Ternant-les-Eaux, Vichel and Villeneuve-Lembron.

This page in French: Visiter Madriat