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Olmet tourism and travel guide

Photo of Olmet in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Olliergues at 4 km from Olmet

Visit Olmet: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Olliergues at 4 km and Courpiere at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Olmet, 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 Olmet in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Olliergues

Olliergues

at 4 km (direction south-west)

Olliergues is a small village with an unspoiled historic centre in the...

See Olliergues guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

Once home to Coco Chanel, Courpiere is a village in the Livradois-Forez...

See Courpiere guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 19 km (direction north-west)

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

See Thiers guide
Ambert

Ambert

at 19 km (direction south-south-east)

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional Park of Livradois-Forez...

See Ambert guide
 
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Billom

Billom

at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Billom guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle, are not...

See Sauxillanges guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

at 32 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateldon guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Usson guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction west)

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

See Montpeyroux guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 37 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Issoire guide
Auzon

Auzon

at 42 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

The cobbled streets of Auzon wind up the hill from the river,...

See Auzon guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 43 km (direction south), in the Haute-Loire department

The church, cloisters and Danse Macabre fresco in the abbey are the...

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 45 km (direction west)

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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Map of places to visit near Olmet

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Markets in and near Olmet

  • Courpiere: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Noiretable: market Saturday (15km)
  • Ambert: market Thursday (19km)
  • Thiers: market Thursday & Saturday (19km)
  • Saint-Remy-sur-Durolle: market Sunday (21km)
  • Billom: market Monday (25km)
  • Lezoux: market Saturday (26km)
  • Boen: market Thursday (27km)
  • Puy-Guillaume: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (33km)

More information about Olmet, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Olmet, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (15km)
  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (37km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (38km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (40km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (44km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (45km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (47km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (37km)
  • Jardin de l’écomusée (42km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (42km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (44km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (20km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (25km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Olmet is in the southern-centre of France at 46 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Olmet is 364 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Olmet

Canton: Courpière

Arrondissement: Thiers

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63880

Distance to Olmet

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 364 km

from Calais: 598 km

from Nice: 362 km

from Bordeaux: 345 km

from Strasbourg: 445 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubusson-d'Auvergne, Augerolles, La Renaudie, Le Brugeron, Marat, Olliergues and Saint-Gervais-sous-Meymont.

This page in French: Visiter Olmet

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