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Montel-de-Gelat tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Aubusson at 32 km from Montel-de-Gelat

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-Rhône-Alpes region.

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!



at 32 km (direction west), in the Creuse department

Aubusson is world famous for the rugs that have been...

See Aubusson guide


at 35 km (direction south-east)

Orcival is home to one of the most important...

See Orcival guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

Puy-de-Dome is the most famous, and most accessible of the Auvergne...

See Puy de Dome guide


at 36 km (direction east)

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

See Volvic guide


at 39 km (direction east)

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

See Mozac guide
La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 41 km (direction south-south-east)

La Bourboule is one of the most impressive of the belle-epoque...

See La Bourboule guide


at 41 km (direction east)

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

See Riom guide


at 42 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 43 km (direction east-south-east)

The basilica of Notre-Dame-du-Port in Clermont-Ferrand is one of the most...

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide


at 44 km (direction south-south-east)

Mont-Dore is well placed to explore the scenic splendours of the...

See Mont-Dore guide


at 45 km (direction south-south-east), in the Allier department

Periods of prosperity in the 12th, 15th and 19th centuries...

See Montlucon guide


Castle at 49 km (direction south-east)

The highlight of a visit to Murol is the Chateau...

See Murol guide


Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide


at 51 km (direction south-east)

It is the impressive roman architecture of the Church of St-Nectaire-le-Haut that...

See Saint-Nectaire guide

... 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)

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Tourist attractions near Montel-de-Gelat, France

What to do at Montel-de-Gelat? 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

Montel-de-Gelat is 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).

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

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