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Olby tourism and travel guide

Photo of Olby in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Orcival at 7 km from Olby

Visit Olby: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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!

Orcival

Orcival

at 7 km (direction south-south-west)

Orcival is home to one of the most important...

See Orcival guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 8 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Puy de Dome guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 17 km (direction east)

The Cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption, in sombre black lava stone, dominates the...

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
 
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Volvic

Volvic

at 19 km (direction north-east)

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

See Volvic guide
Mont-Dore

Mont-Dore

at 19 km (direction south-south-west)

Mont-Dore is well placed to explore the scenic splendours of...

See Mont-Dore guide
Murol

Murol

Castle at 20 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Murol guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide
La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 20 km (direction south-west)

La Bourboule is one of the most impressive of the...

See La Bourboule guide
Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 21 km (direction south-east)

It is the impressive roman architecture of the Church of...

See Saint-Nectaire guide
Mozac

Mozac

at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

The interesting Abbey of Saint-Pierre in Mozac combines early roman elements and...

See Mozac guide
Riom

Riom

at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Riom guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Floret guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Montpeyroux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Olby

 
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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

What to do at Olby? 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)

 
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Geography and distances

Olby is in the southern-centre of France at 17 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Olby is 348 kilometres from Paris).

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

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