Mezel tourism and travel guide

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Visit Mezel: highlights and tourist information

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Mezel 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 13 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Mezel is 351 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Billom at 8 km and Clermont-Ferrand at 13 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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Mezel

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

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)

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Mezel

Canton: Vertaizon

Arrondissement: Clermont-Ferrand

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

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