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Maringues tourism and travel guide

Photo of Maringues in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Chateldon at 16 km from Maringues

Visit Maringues: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateldon at 16 km and Riom at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Maringues, 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 Maringues in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

The ancient city of Chateldon still retains an important...

See Chateldon guide


at 17 km (direction west)

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

See Riom guide


at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

Not always considered a tourist destination, Thouars actually has...

See Thiers guide


at 20 km (direction west)

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

See Mozac guide


at 22 km (direction south)

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

See Billom guide


at 23 km (direction west)

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

See Volvic guide


at 24 km (direction north-north-east), in the Allier department

The spa town of Vichy is best known for its...

See Vichy guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide


at 24 km (direction south-east)

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

See Courpiere guide


at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction north-north-west), in the Allier department

Charroux is a very quiet Auvergne village, unusual in the 'village centre'...

See Charroux guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Puy de Dome guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Montpeyroux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Maringues


Markets in and near Maringues

Market days in Maringues: weekly market: Monday;

  • Maringues: market Monday (0km)
  • Lezoux: market Saturday (11km)
  • Puy-Guillaume: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Pont-du-Chateau: market Thursday (15km)
  • Riom: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Gerzat: market Sunday (18km)
  • Thiers: market Thursday & Saturday (18km)
  • Saint-Yorre: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Cebazat: market Thursday & Sunday (20km)

More information about Maringues, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Maringues, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (21km)
  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (8km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (16km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (28km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (45km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (11km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (22km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (28km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (31km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (42km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (40km)
  • Bois Noirs (49km)
  • Lac du Guery (52km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (55km)
  • Puy de Sancy (59km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (59km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (53km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Maringues is in the southern-centre of France at 25 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Maringues is 335 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Maringues

Canton: Maringues

Arrondissement: Thiers

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63350

Distance to Maringues

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 335 km

from Calais: 570 km

from Nice: 397 km

from Bordeaux: 328 km

from Strasbourg: 446 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bulhon, Crevant-Laveine, Entraigues, Luzillat, Saint-Andre-le-Coq, Saint-Ignat, Saint-Laure, Surat, Thuret and Vinzelles.

This page in French: Visiter Maringues

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