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Picherande tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Parc des Volcans at 10 km from Picherande

Visit Picherande: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Parc des Volcans at 10 km and Mont-Dore at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Picherande, 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 Picherande in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 10 km (direction south-south-east)

The Natural Regional Park of the Volcanoes is a...

See Parc des Volcans guide


at 13 km (direction north-north-east)

Mont-Dore is well placed to explore the scenic splendours of...

See Mont-Dore guide
La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 14 km (direction north-north-west)

La Bourboule is one of the most impressive of the...

See La Bourboule guide


Castle at 19 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Murol guide
Chateau de Val

Chateau de Val

Castle at 20 km (direction west), in the Cantal department

The Chateau de Val is an impressive medieval castle...

See Chateau de Val guide


at 22 km (direction south-south-west), in the Cantal department

After exploring the town and church in Riom-es-Montagnes be sure...

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide


at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

It is the impressive roman architecture of the Church of St-Nectaire-le-Haut...

See Saint-Nectaire guide


at 25 km (direction north-north-east)

Orcival is home to one of the most important...

See Orcival guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Floret guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Blesle guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 38 km (direction north-north-east)

Puy-de-Dome is the most famous, and most accessible of the Auvergne volcanoes...

See Puy de Dome guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Montpeyroux guide


at 39 km (direction east)

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

See Issoire guide

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

Map of places to visit near Picherande


Markets in and near Picherande

  • Mont-Dore: market Friday all day (13km)
  • La Bourboule: market Saturday (14km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (14km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Murol: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Bort-les-Orgues: market Tuesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (31km)
  • Ussel: market Saturday (37km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (38km)

More information about Picherande, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Picherande, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (22km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (27km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (33km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (40km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (45km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Cordès (25km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (36km)
  • Jardin de la Ganille (37km)
  • Verger de Déduit (38km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (39km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (39km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (40km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Puy de Sancy (8km)
  • Lac Pavin (10km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (16km)
  • Lac du Guery (17km)
  • Signal du Luguet (23km)
  • Puy Griou (43km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (44km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (42km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (41km)

Geography and distances

Picherande is in the southern-centre of France at 43 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Picherande is 378 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Picherande

Canton: Tour-d'Auvergne

Arrondissement: Issoire

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63113

Distance to Picherande

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 378 km

from Calais: 614 km

from Nice: 407 km

from Bordeaux: 271 km

from Strasbourg: 513 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chastreix, Saint-Donat and Saint-Genes-Champespe.

This page in French: Visiter Picherande

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