Montel-de-Gelat tourism and travel guide

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Visit Montel-de-Gelat: highlights and tourist information

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Montel-de-Gelat 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 42 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Montel-de-Gelat is 325 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubusson at 32 km and Orcival at 35 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montel-de-Gelat, 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 Montel-de-Gelat 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 Montel-de-Gelat

Markets in and near Montel-de-Gelat

  • Auzances: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Pionsat: market Friday (21km)
  • Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: market Saturday (32km)
  • Felletin: market Friday (32km)
  • Aubusson: market Saturday (32km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (39km)
  • La Bourboule: market Saturday (41km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (41km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (41km)
  • Riom: market Wednesday & Saturday (41km)

More information about Montel-de-Gelat, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Montel-de-Gelat, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Millevaches en Limousin (53km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (41km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (42km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (44km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (48km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Cordès (35km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (40km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (46km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (48km)
  • Jardin de la Ganille (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Banne d'Ordanche (39km)
  • Forêt des Colettes (40km)
  • Lac du Guery (40km)
  • Pierres Jaumetres (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Gouzon (39km)
  • Montmarault (51km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Montel-de-Gelat

Canton: Pontaumur

Arrondissement: Riom

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63380

Distance to Montel-de-Gelat

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 325 km

from Calais: 560 km

from Nice: 445 km

from Bordeaux: 275 km

from Strasbourg: 488 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Montel-de-Gelat from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Charensat, Dontreix, Tralaigues and Villosanges.

This page in French: Visiter Montel-de-Gelat