Puy-de-Dome tourism and travel guide

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Visit Puy-de-Dome: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Puy-de-Dome is the most famous, and most accessible of the Auvergne volcanoes and has lovely views across the rest of the chain of volcanoes

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Puy-de-Dome. For detailed visitor information see the Puy-de-Dome travel guide.

Puy-de-Dome 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 5 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Puy-de-Dome is 345 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Clermont-Ferrand at 5 km and Volvic at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Puy-de-Dome, 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 Puy-de-Dome in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Puy-de-Dome

Markets in and near Puy-de-Dome

  • Chamalieres: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (4km)
  • Clermont-Ferrand: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Cebazat: market Thursday & Sunday (8km)
  • Aubiere: market Sunday (8km)
  • Gerzat: market Sunday (11km)
  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Riom: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (15km)
  • Pont-du-Chateau: market Thursday (18km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (22km)

More information about Puy-de-Dome, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Puy-de-Dome, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (37km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (37km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (3km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (8km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (15km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (16km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (16km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (21km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (33km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Blanzat (7km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (9km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (12km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (18km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (32km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac du Guery (24km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (27km)
  • Puy de Sancy (33km)
  • Lac Pavin (34km)
  • Forêt des Colettes (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Puy-de-Dome

Canton: Royat

Arrondissement: Clermont-Ferrand

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63870

Distance to Puy-de-Dome

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 5 km

from Paris: 345 km

from Calais: 580 km

from Nice: 408 km

from Bordeaux: 300 km

from Strasbourg: 474 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Puy-de-Dome from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaumont, Blanzat, Ceyrat, Chamalieres, Chanat-la-Mouteyre, Clermont-Ferrand, Durtol, Nohanent, Royat and Sayat.

This page in French: Visiter Puy-de-Dome