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Orsonnette tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Usson at 7 km from Orsonnette

Visit Orsonnette: highlights and tourist information

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Orsonnette is situated in the Puy-de-Dome department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Usson at 7 km and Issoire at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Orsonnette, 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 Orsonnette in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction north-east)

One of the least developed of the 'most beautiful villages in France'...

See Usson guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 9 km (direction north-west)

Best known for its romanesque church, Issoire is a very...

See Issoire guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 10 km (direction north-east)

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle,...

See Sauxillanges guide
Auzon

Auzon

at 11 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

The cobbled streets of Auzon wind up the hill from the river,...

See Auzon guide
 
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Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

The tiny village of Saint-Floret with its ruined castle and frescoes is...

See Saint-Floret guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction north-north-west)

Montpeyroux is a small village now listed among the 'most beautiful...

See Montpeyroux guide
Blesle

Blesle

Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

There are a remarkable number of sites of interest in the small...

See Blesle guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 21 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

Brioude is most visited for the Basilica Saint-Julien, the largest romanesque church...

See Brioude guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction north-west)

With ancient narrow streets, an imposing church and its...

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

It is the impressive roman architecture of the Church...

See Saint-Nectaire guide
Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

Lavaoudieu is listed among the most beautiful villages in...

See Lavaudieu guide
Billom

Billom

at 27 km (direction south-east)

It is the half-timbered houses and medieval gateways that provide...

See Billom guide
Murol

Murol

Castle at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

The highlight of a visit to Murol is the Chateau de Murol...

See Murol guide
Olliergues

Olliergues

at 34 km (direction east-north-east)

Olliergues is a small village with an unspoiled historic centre in...

See Olliergues guide

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

Map of places to visit near Orsonnette

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Markets in and near Orsonnette

  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (8km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (8km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (9km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (18km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (19km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (21km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (21km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Billom: market Monday (28km)

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Tourist attractions near Orsonnette, France

What to do at Orsonnette? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Orsonnette.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (9km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (37km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (4km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (8km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (20km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (21km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (24km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (26km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (38km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (38km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (9km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (29km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (32km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (42km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (27km)
  • Signal du Luguet (29km)
  • Lac Pavin (32km)
  • Puy de Sancy (38km)
  • Lac du Guery (40km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (43km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (44km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Mozac (47km)
  • Marsat (48km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (26km)
 
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Geography and distances

Orsonnette is in the southern-centre of France at 38 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Orsonnette is 383 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Orsonnette

Canton: Saint-Germain-Lembron

Arrondissement: Issoire

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63340

Distance to Orsonnette

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 383 km

from Calais: 618 km

from Nice: 371 km

from Bordeaux: 312 km

from Strasbourg: 483 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bansat, Beaulieu, Esteil, Jumeaux, Lamontgie, Le Breuil-sur-Couze, Le Broc, Les Pradeaux, Nonette, Saint-Germain-Lembron, Saint-Jean-en-Val, Saint-Martin-Des-Plains, Saint-Remy-de-Chargnat, Usson and Vichel.

This page in French: Visiter Orsonnette

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