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Mezel tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Billom at 8 km from Mezel

Visit Mezel: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Billom at 8 km and Clermont-Ferrand basilica at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Mezel, 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 Mezel in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Billom

Billom

at 8 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Billom guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 12 km (direction west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 13 km (direction west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Montpeyroux guide
 
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Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Mozac

Mozac

at 18 km (direction north-west)

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

See Mozac guide
Riom

Riom

at 19 km (direction north-west)

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

See Riom guide
Volvic

Volvic

at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Volvic guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 22 km (direction west)

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

See Puy de Dome guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 23 km (direction east)

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

See Courpiere guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 23 km (direction south)

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

See Issoire guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 25 km (direction south-south-east)

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the...

See Sauxillanges guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

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

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

See Saint-Floret guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Thiers guide

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

Map of places to visit near Mezel

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Markets in and near Mezel

  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (4km)
  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (4km)
  • Pont-du-Chateau: market Thursday (5km)
  • Billom: market Monday (8km)
  • Aubiere: market Sunday (10km)
  • Gerzat: market Sunday (11km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (12km)
  • Clermont-Ferrand: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Lezoux: market Saturday (13km)
  • Chamalieres: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (14km)

More information about Mezel, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Mezel, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (20km)
  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (31km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (15km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (16km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (17km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (23km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (27km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (31km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Opme (11km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (13km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (15km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (23km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (31km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (32km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac du Guery (36km)
  • Bois Noirs (39km)
  • Lac Pavin (40km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (40km)
  • Puy de Sancy (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Mezel is in the southern-centre of France at 13 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Mezel is 351 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mezel

Canton: Vertaizon

Arrondissement: Clermont-Ferrand

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63115

Distance to Mezel

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 351 km

from Calais: 587 km

from Nice: 391 km

from Bordeaux: 316 km

from Strasbourg: 463 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bouzel, Chas, Chauriat, Cournon-d'Auvergne, Dallet, La Roche-Noire, Le Cendre, Lempdes, Orcet, Perignat-sur-Allier, Pont-du-Chateau, Saint-Bonnet-les-Allier, Saint-Georges-sur-Allier, Vassel and Vertaizon.

This page in French: Visiter Mezel

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