Montcel tourism and travel guide

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Visit Montcel: highlights and tourist information

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Montcel 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 26 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Montcel is 320 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Riom at 14 km and Mozac at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montcel, 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 Montcel 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 Montcel

Markets in and near Montcel

  • Ebreuil: market Thursday (11km)
  • Gannat: market Saturday (14km)
  • Riom: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Cebazat: market Thursday & Sunday (21km)
  • Bellenaves: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Gerzat: market Sunday (22km)
  • Maringues: market Monday (23km)
  • Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: market Saturday (24km)
  • Clermont-Ferrand: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Chamalieres: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (27km)

More information about Montcel, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Montcel, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Montcel.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (31km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (12km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (18km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (28km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (39km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Blanzat (20km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (22km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (32km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (36km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (20km)
  • Lac du Guery (48km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (35km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Montcel

Canton: Combronde

Arrondissement: Riom

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63460

Distance to Montcel

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 320 km

from Calais: 556 km

from Nice: 419 km

from Bordeaux: 313 km

from Strasbourg: 454 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Artonne, Champs, Combronde, Joserand, Saint-Agoulin, Saint-Hilaire-la-Croix, Saint-Myon and Saint-Pardoux.

This page in French: Visiter Montcel