Montpeyroux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montpeyroux in Puy-de-Dome

Visit Montpeyroux: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Montpeyroux is a small village now listed among the 'most beautiful in France' and very pleasant to explore

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Montpeyroux. For detailed visitor information see the Montpeyroux travel guide.

Montpeyroux 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 20 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Montpeyroux is 365 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Montpeyroux include "most beautiful village".

Popular places to visit nearby include Issoire at 10 km and Saint-Floret at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montpeyroux, 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 Montpeyroux 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 Montpeyroux

Markets in and near Montpeyroux

  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (4km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (7km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (10km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (13km)
  • Aubiere: market Sunday (16km)
  • Billom: market Monday (16km)
  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Clermont-Ferrand: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Chamalieres: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (20km)

More information about Montpeyroux, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Montpeyroux, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (16km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (29km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (10km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (10km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (20km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (20km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (22km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (29km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (32km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (32km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (34km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (39km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (10km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (11km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (14km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (25km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (29km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac Pavin (28km)
  • Lac du Guery (29km)
  • Puy de Sancy (32km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (33km)
  • Bois Noirs (35km)
  • Signal du Luguet (36km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (41km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Montpeyroux

Canton: Issoire

Arrondissement: Issoire

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63114

Distance to Montpeyroux

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 365 km

from Calais: 600 km

from Nice: 386 km

from Bordeaux: 308 km

from Strasbourg: 476 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Authezat, Chadeleuf, Champeix, Corent, Coudes, La Sauvetat, Laps, Neschers, Parent, Plauzat, Saint-Maurice, Saint-Yvoine, Sauvagnat-Sainte-Marthe, Tallende, Veyre-Monton, Vic-le-Comte and Yronde-et-Buron.

This page in French: Visiter Montpeyroux