Olby tourism and travel guide

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Visit Olby: highlights and tourist information

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Olby 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 17 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Olby is 348 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Orcival at 7 km and Puy de Dome at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Olby, 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 Olby 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 Olby

Markets in and near Olby

  • Chamalieres: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (16km)
  • Clermont-Ferrand: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Aubiere: market Sunday (19km)
  • Mont-Dore: market Friday all day (20km)
  • La Bourboule: market Saturday (20km)
  • Murol: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Cebazat: market Thursday & Sunday (20km)
  • Gerzat: market Sunday (23km)
  • Riom: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)

More information about Olby, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Olby, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (5km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (14km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (18km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (20km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (20km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (27km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (38km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Cordès (7km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (18km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (19km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (19km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (37km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (48km)
  • Jardin de la Ganille (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac du Guery (15km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (17km)
  • Puy de Sancy (25km)
  • Lac Pavin (28km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Olby

Canton: Rochefort-Montagne

Arrondissement: Clermont-Ferrand

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63210

Distance to Olby

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 348 km

from Calais: 583 km

from Nice: 415 km

from Bordeaux: 288 km

from Strasbourg: 485 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ceyssat, Mazaye, Nebouzat, Saint-Bonnet-Pres-Orcival, Saint-Pierre-le-Chastel and Saint-Pierre-Roche.

This page in French: Visiter Olby