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Photo is of Auzon at 9 km from Moriat

Visit Moriat: highlights and tourist information

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Moriat is situated in the Puy-de-Dome department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

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!

Auzon

Auzon

at 9 km (direction east), in the Haute-Loire department

The cobbled streets of Auzon wind up the hill from the river,...

See Auzon guide
Blesle

Blesle

Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

There are a remarkable number of sites of interest in...

See Blesle guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction north-north-east)

One of the least developed of the 'most beautiful villages in...

See Usson guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 15 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

Brioude is most visited for the Basilica Saint-Julien, the largest...

See Brioude guide
 
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Issoire

Issoire

at 16 km (direction south-east)

Best known for its romanesque church, Issoire is a very...

See Issoire guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 18 km (direction north-east)

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the...

See Sauxillanges guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction north-west)

The tiny village of Saint-Floret with its ruined castle...

See Saint-Floret guide
Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

Lavaoudieu is listed among the most beautiful villages in...

See Lavaudieu guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction north-north-west)

Montpeyroux is a small village now listed among the 'most...

See Montpeyroux guide
Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 29 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Nectaire guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Murol

Murol

Castle at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Murol guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 35 km (direction west)

The Natural Regional Park of the Volcanoes is a beautiful region of...

See Parc des Volcans guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 35 km (direction east), in the Haute-Loire department

The church, cloisters and Danse Macabre fresco in the abbey are the...

See La Chaise-Dieu guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Puy-de-Dome

Map of places to visit near Moriat

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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

What to do at Moriat? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Moriat is in the southern-centre of France at 44 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Moriat is 390 kilometres from Paris).

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

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