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Messeix tourism and travel guide

Photo of Messeix in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of La Bourboule at 16 km from Messeix

Visit Messeix: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include La Bourboule at 16 km and Chateau de Val at 19 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Messeix, 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 Messeix in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 16 km (direction east)

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

See La Bourboule guide
Chateau de Val

Chateau de Val

Castle at 19 km (direction south-south-west), in the Cantal department

The Chateau de Val is an impressive medieval castle on the edge...

See Chateau de Val guide
Mont-Dore

Mont-Dore

at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Mont-Dore guide
Orcival

Orcival

at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Orcival guide
 
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Saint-Angel

Saint-Angel

at 27 km (direction west-south-west), in the Correze department

Saint-Angel is a very small village but also a pleasant diversion when...

See Saint-Angel guide
Meymac

Meymac

at 31 km (direction west-south-west), in the Correze department

Meymac should be beter known to tourists - the stone buildings in...

See Meymac guide
Murol

Murol

Castle at 32 km (direction east)

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

See Murol guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 34 km (direction south-east)

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

See Parc des Volcans guide
Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 36 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Nectaire guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 37 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Puy de Dome guide
Riom-es-Montagnes

Riom-es-Montagnes

at 38 km (direction south-south-east), in the Cantal department

After exploring the town and church in Riom-es-Montagnes be sure to...

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Floret guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 46 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide

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Map of places to visit near Messeix

 
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Markets in and near Messeix

  • La Bourboule: market Saturday (16km)
  • Ussel: market Saturday (19km)
  • Mont-Dore: market Friday all day (21km)
  • Bort-les-Orgues: market Tuesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Murol: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Meymac: market Friday - seasonal market only (32km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (33km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (35km)
  • Felletin: market Friday (41km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (41km)

More information about Messeix, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Messeix, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (26km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (34km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (43km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la Ganille (19km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (25km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (33km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (44km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (45km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Banne d'Ordanche (18km)
  • Lac du Guery (22km)
  • Puy de Sancy (23km)
  • Lac Pavin (30km)
  • Signal du Luguet (47km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Messeix is in the southern-centre of France at 46 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Messeix is 360 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Messeix

Canton: Bourg-Lastic

Arrondissement: Clermont-Ferrand

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63750

Distance to Messeix

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 360 km

from Calais: 595 km

from Nice: 430 km

from Bordeaux: 259 km

from Strasbourg: 514 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aveze, Bourg-Lastic, Monestier-Merlines and Savennes.

This page in French: Visiter Messeix

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