Olmet tourism and travel guide

Photo of Olmet in Puy-de-Dome

Visit Olmet: highlights and tourist information

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Olmet 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 46 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Olmet is 364 kilometres from Paris).

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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Olmet

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

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

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Olmet

Canton: Courpière

Arrondissement: Thiers

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

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