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Photo is of Riom at 3 km from Menetrol

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Menetrol in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Riom at 3 km and Mozac at 3 km.

Menetrol, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Riom

Riom

at 3 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Riom guide
Mozac

Mozac

at 3 km (direction west)

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

See Mozac guide
Volvic

Volvic

at 7 km (direction west)

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

See Volvic guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 10 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
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Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 11 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Puy de Dome guide
Billom

Billom

at 24 km (direction south-east)

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

See Billom guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction south)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Montpeyroux guide
Orcival

Orcival

at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Orcival guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateldon guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 33 km (direction east)

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

See Thiers guide
Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 34 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint-Nectaire guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Courpiere guide

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Markets in and near Menetrol

  • Riom: market Wednesday & Saturday (2km)
  • Cebazat: market Thursday & Sunday (5km)
  • Gerzat: market Sunday (6km)
  • Clermont-Ferrand: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Chamalieres: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (12km)
  • Pont-du-Chateau: market Thursday (12km)
  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Aubiere: market Sunday (14km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (16km)
  • Maringues: market Monday (17km)

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Tourist attractions near Menetrol, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (31km)
  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (44km)
  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (4km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (9km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (13km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (24km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (29km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Blanzat (6km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (16km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (20km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (24km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (30km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (36km)
  • Lac du Guery (37km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (40km)
  • Puy de Sancy (45km)
  • Lac Pavin (46km)
  • Bois Noirs (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Menetrol is in the southern-centre of France at 11 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Menetrol is 337 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Menetrol

Canton: Riom-Est

Arrondissement: Riom

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63200

Distance to Menetrol

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 337 km

from Calais: 572 km

from Nice: 406 km

from Bordeaux: 311 km

from Strasbourg: 461 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blanzat, Cebazat, Chateaugay, Chatelguyon, Clerlande, Enval, Gerzat, Malauzat, Marsat, Mozac, Riom, Saint-Beauzire and Sayat.

This page in French: Visiter Menetrol

 
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