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Visit Mons: highlights and tourist information

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Mons 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 35 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Mons is 328 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateldon at 8 km and Vichy at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Mons, 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 Mons 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 Mons

Markets in and near Mons

  • Puy-Guillaume: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Saint-Yorre: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Maringues: market Monday (11km)
  • Bellerive-sur-Allier: market Saturday (13km)
  • Vichy: market Every day except Monday (14km)
  • Cusset: market Saturday (15km)
  • Saint-Remy-sur-Durolle: market Sunday (18km)
  • Thiers: market Thursday & Saturday (19km)
  • Lezoux: market Saturday (19km)
  • Gannat: market Saturday (21km)

More information about Mons, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Mons, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (26km)
  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (18km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (25km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (39km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (46km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (53km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (55km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (5km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (32km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (39km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (42km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (50km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Mons

Canton: Randan

Arrondissement: Riom

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63310

Distance to Mons

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 328 km

from Calais: 562 km

from Nice: 397 km

from Bordeaux: 337 km

from Strasbourg: 435 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaumont-les-Randan, Limons, Luzillat, Mariol, Puy-Guillaume, Randan, Saint-Denis-Combarnazat, Saint-Priest-Bramefant and Saint-Sylvestre-Pragoulin.

This page in French: Visiter Mons

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