Olloix tourism and travel guide

Photo of Olloix in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Saint-Saturnin at 6 km from Olloix

Visit Olloix: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Olloix in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Saturnin at 6 km and Saint-Nectaire at 6 km.

Olloix, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 6 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 6 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Nectaire guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction south-east)

The tiny village of Saint-Floret with its ruined castle and frescoes is now listed...

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Murol

Murol

Castle at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction east)

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

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Orcival

Orcival

at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 18 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Puy de Dome guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 18 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

Best known for its romanesque church, Issoire is a very pleasant and unspoiled town...

See Issoire guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 18 km (direction north-north-east)

The Cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption, in sombre black lava stone, dominates the historic centre of Clermont-Ferrand...

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Mont-Dore

Mont-Dore

at 19 km (direction west)

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

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La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 24 km (direction west)

La Bourboule is one of the most impressive of the belle-epoque spa towns in...

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Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

One of the least developed of the 'most beautiful villages in France' (a good...

See Usson guide
Billom

Billom

at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Billom guide

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Olloix, France

What to do at Olloix? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Olloix is in the southern-centre of France at 18 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Olloix is 363 kilometres from Paris).

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