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Mozac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Mozac: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The interesting Abbey of Saint-Pierre in Mozac combines early roman elements and later gothic elements

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

Important note

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

Tourist classifications for Mozac include "town of art and history".

Popular places to visit nearby include Volvic at 5 km and Clermont-Ferrand at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Mozac, 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 Mozac in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Riom

Riom

at 1 km (direction east)

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

See Riom guide
Volvic

Volvic

at 5 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Volvic guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 12 km (direction south)

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 13 km (direction south)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
 
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Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 17 km (direction south-west)

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

See Puy de Dome guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction south)

With ancient narrow streets, an imposing church and its position on the...

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Billom

Billom

at 27 km (direction south-east)

It is the half-timbered houses and medieval gateways that provide the charm...

See Billom guide
Orcival

Orcival

at 30 km (direction south-west)

Orcival is home to one of the most important roman style churches...

See Orcival guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Montpeyroux guide
Charroux

Charroux

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction north-north-east), in the Allier department

Charroux is a very quiet Auvergne village, unusual in the 'village centre'...

See Charroux guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

at 34 km (direction east-north-east)

The ancient city of Chateldon still retains an important part of its...

See Chateldon guide
Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 35 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint-Nectaire guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 35 km (direction east)

Not always considered a tourist destination, Thouars actually has a facscinating historical...

See Thiers guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 36 km (direction north-east), in the Allier department

The spa town of Vichy is best known for its bottled water...

See Vichy guide

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

Map of places to visit near Mozac

 
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Markets in and near Mozac

  • Riom: market Wednesday & Saturday (2km)
  • Cebazat: market Thursday & Sunday (7km)
  • Gerzat: market Sunday (9km)
  • Clermont-Ferrand: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Chamalieres: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (13km)
  • Pont-du-Chateau: market Thursday (16km)
  • Aubiere: market Sunday (16km)
  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Maringues: market Monday (18km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (19km)

Hotels near Mozac

More information about Mozac, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Mozac, France

What to do at Mozac? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Mozac.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (34km)
  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (3km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (11km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (15km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (26km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (29km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Blanzat (7km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (18km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (22km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (25km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (30km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (33km)
  • Lac du Guery (37km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (40km)
  • Puy de Sancy (46km)
  • Lac Pavin (47km)
  • Bois Noirs (58km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Riom (1km)
  • Marsat (2km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Mozac is in the southern-centre of France at 12 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Mozac is 334 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mozac

Canton: Riom-Ouest

Arrondissement: Riom

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63200

Distance to Mozac

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 334 km

from Calais: 570 km

from Nice: 410 km

from Bordeaux: 310 km

from Strasbourg: 461 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cellule, Chateaugay, Chatelguyon, Davayat, Enval, Malauzat, Marsat, Menetrol, Pessat-Villeneuve, Riom, Saint-Bonnet-Pres-Riom, Volvic and Yssac-la-Tourette.

This page in French: Visiter Mozac

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