Moriat tourism and travel guide

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Visit Moriat: highlights and tourist information

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Moriat 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 44 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Moriat is 390 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Auzon at 9 km and Blesle at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Moriat, 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 Moriat 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 Moriat

Markets in and near Moriat

  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (4km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (5km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (16km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (16km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (19km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (23km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (27km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (28km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (29km)

More information about Moriat, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Moriat, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (10km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (8km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (15km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (16km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (17km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (32km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (43km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (45km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (16km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (35km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (38km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal du Luguet (23km)
  • Lac Pavin (31km)
  • Bois Noirs (32km)
  • Puy de Sancy (38km)
  • Lac du Guery (42km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (45km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (55km)
  • Puy Griou (57km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (18km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Moriat

Canton: Saint-Germain-Lembron

Arrondissement: Issoire

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63340

Distance to Moriat

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 390 km

from Calais: 625 km

from Nice: 369 km

from Bordeaux: 308 km

from Strasbourg: 490 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaulieu, Brassac-les-Mines, Chambezon, Charbonnier-les-Mines, Collanges, Frugeres-les-Mines, Jumeaux, Leotoing, Madriat, Saint-Gervazy, Sainte-Florine, Vergongheon and Vichel.

This page in French: Visiter Moriat