Orbeil tourism and travel guide

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Visit Orbeil: highlights and tourist information

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Orbeil 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 29 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Orbeil is 373 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Issoire at 3 km and Usson at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Orbeil, 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 Orbeil 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 Orbeil

Markets in and near Orbeil

  • Issoire: market Saturday (3km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (10km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (12km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (17km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (18km)
  • Billom: market Monday (19km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (21km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Aubiere: market Sunday (25km)

More information about Orbeil, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Orbeil, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (12km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (29km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (3km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (13km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (19km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (24km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (29km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (29km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (31km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (33km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (37km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (39km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (61km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (3km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (20km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (23km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (34km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (36km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (28km)
  • Lac Pavin (31km)
  • Signal du Luguet (34km)
  • Lac du Guery (36km)
  • Puy de Sancy (36km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (40km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (35km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Orbeil

Canton: Issoire

Arrondissement: Issoire

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63500

Distance to Orbeil

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 373 km

from Calais: 608 km

from Nice: 377 km

from Bordeaux: 312 km

from Strasbourg: 477 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aulhat-Saint-Privat, Bergonne, Brenat, Coudes, Flat, Issoire, Les Pradeaux, Manglieu, Parentignat, Perrier, Saint-Babel, Saint-Remy-de-Chargnat, Saint-Yvoine, Sauvagnat-Sainte-Marthe, Usson, Varennes-sur-Usson and Yronde-et-Buron.

This page in French: Visiter Orbeil