Orcet tourism and travel guide

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Visit Orcet: highlights and tourist information

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Orcet 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 11 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Orcet is 356 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Saturnin at 8 km and Montpeyroux at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Orcet, 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 Orcet 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 Orcet

Markets in and near Orcet

  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (5km)
  • Aubiere: market Sunday (7km)
  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (9km)
  • Clermont-Ferrand: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Chamalieres: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (11km)
  • Pont-du-Chateau: market Thursday (12km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (13km)
  • Billom: market Monday (14km)
  • Gerzat: market Sunday (14km)

More information about Orcet, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Orcet, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (25km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (27km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (8km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (19km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (19km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (23km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (23km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (25km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (31km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (6km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (6km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (16km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (19km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (25km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac du Guery (29km)
  • Lac Pavin (32km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (32km)
  • Puy de Sancy (34km)
  • Bois Noirs (41km)
  • Signal du Luguet (43km)

Towns of Art and history

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Orcet

Canton: Veyre-Monton

Arrondissement: Clermont-Ferrand

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63670

Distance to Orcet

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 356 km

from Calais: 591 km

from Nice: 393 km

from Bordeaux: 308 km

from Strasbourg: 472 km

Getting here

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

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubiere, Chanonat, Corent, Cournon-d'Auvergne, La Roche-Blanche, La Roche-Noire, Le Cendre, Le Crest, Les Martres-de-Veyre, Mezel, Mirefleurs, Perignat-les-Sarlieve, Perignat-sur-Allier, Romagnat, Saint-Amant-Tallende, Saint-Georges-sur-Allier, Saint-Maurice, Tallende and Veyre-Monton.

This page in French: Visiter Orcet