Olloix tourism and travel guide

Photo of Olloix in Puy-de-Dome

Visit Olloix: highlights and tourist information

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Olloix 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 18 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Olloix is 363 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Saturnin at 6 km and Saint-Nectaire at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Olloix, 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 Olloix 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 Olloix

Markets in and near Olloix

  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (6km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (7km)
  • Murol: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (15km)
  • Aubiere: market Sunday (15km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (16km)
  • Chamalieres: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (17km)
  • Clermont-Ferrand: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (18km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (18km)

More information about Olloix, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Olloix, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (20km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (5km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (6km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (16km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (18km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (20km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (30km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (33km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (35km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (35km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (45km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (9km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (13km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (17km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (18km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (23km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac du Guery (17km)
  • Lac Pavin (19km)
  • Puy de Sancy (21km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (21km)
  • Signal du Luguet (32km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (43km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Olloix

Canton: Saint-Amant-Tallende

Arrondissement: Clermont-Ferrand

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63450

Distance to Olloix

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 363 km

from Calais: 599 km

from Nice: 396 km

from Bordeaux: 297 km

from Strasbourg: 485 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aydat, Cournols, Grandeyrolles, Ludesse, Montaigut-le-Blanc, Saint-Amant-Tallende, Saint-Nectaire, Saint-Sandoux, Saint-Saturnin and Verrieres.

This page in French: Visiter Olloix