Orleat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Orleat in Puy-de-Dome

Visit Orleat: highlights and tourist information

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Orleat 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 28 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Orleat is 343 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Thiers at 10 km and Courpiere at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Orleat, 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 Orleat 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 Orleat

Markets in and near Orleat

  • Lezoux: market Saturday (5km)
  • Thiers: market Thursday & Saturday (9km)
  • Maringues: market Monday (10km)
  • Puy-Guillaume: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Saint-Remy-sur-Durolle: market Sunday (14km)
  • Courpiere: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Pont-du-Chateau: market Thursday (15km)
  • Billom: market Monday (16km)
  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (22km)

More information about Orleat, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Orleat, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (11km)
  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (47km)
  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (48km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (15km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (24km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (31km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (38km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (45km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (18km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (27km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (29km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (31km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (38km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (40km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (50km)
  • Forêt des Colettes (50km)
  • Lac Pavin (58km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Orleat

Canton: Lezoux

Arrondissement: Thiers

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63190

Distance to Orleat

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 343 km

from Calais: 577 km

from Nice: 387 km

from Bordeaux: 333 km

from Strasbourg: 445 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bulhon, Crevant-Laveine, Dorat, Lezoux, Noalhat, Peschadoires and Saint-Jean-d'Heurs.

This page in French: Visiter Orleat