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Moissat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Moissat in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Billom at 6 km from Moissat

Visit Moissat: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Billom at 6 km and Courpiere at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Moissat, 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 Moissat in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Billom

Billom

at 6 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Billom guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Courpiere guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Thiers guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction south-west)

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

See Montpeyroux guide
 
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Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 20 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 21 km (direction west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Riom

Riom

at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Riom guide
Mozac

Mozac

at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mozac guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Olliergues

Olliergues

at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

Olliergues is a small village with an unspoiled historic...

See Olliergues guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 25 km (direction south)

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle, are not...

See Sauxillanges guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

at 26 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateldon guide
Volvic

Volvic

at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Volvic guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 27 km (direction south-south-west)

Best known for its romanesque church, Issoire is a very pleasant and...

See Issoire guide

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

Map of places to visit near Moissat

 
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Markets in and near Moissat

  • Billom: market Monday (5km)
  • Lezoux: market Saturday (6km)
  • Pont-du-Chateau: market Thursday (9km)
  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (12km)
  • Courpiere: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Maringues: market Monday (16km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (17km)
  • Gerzat: market Sunday (17km)
  • Thiers: market Thursday & Saturday (18km)

More information about Moissat, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Moissat, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (11km)
  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (36km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (17km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (19km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (23km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (27km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (35km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (36km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Opme (20km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (22km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (22km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (27km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (27km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (35km)
  • Lac du Guery (45km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (47km)
  • Lac Pavin (48km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (49km)
  • Puy de Sancy (50km)
  • Forêt des Colettes (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Moissat is in the southern-centre of France at 21 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Moissat is 351 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Moissat

Canton: Vertaizon

Arrondissement: Clermont-Ferrand

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63190

Distance to Moissat

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 351 km

from Calais: 586 km

from Nice: 386 km

from Bordeaux: 324 km

from Strasbourg: 456 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beauregard-l'Eveque, Billom, Bongheat, Bort-l'Etang, Bouzel, Chas, Chauriat, Egliseneuve-Pres-Billom, Espirat, Glaine-Montaigut, Lempty, Lezoux, Ravel, Reignat, Seychalles, Vassel and Vertaizon.

This page in French: Visiter Moissat

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