Pignols tourism and travel guide

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Visit Pignols: highlights and tourist information

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Pignols 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 22 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Pignols is 364 kilometres from Paris).

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

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Pignols, 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 Pignols 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 Pignols

Markets in and near Pignols

  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (3km)
  • Billom: market Monday (10km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (12km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (13km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (14km)
  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Pont-du-Chateau: market Thursday (17km)
  • Aubiere: market Sunday (18km)
  • Clermont-Ferrand: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Lezoux: market Saturday (22km)

More information about Pignols, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Pignols, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (20km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (22km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (12km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (16km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (21km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (23km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (25km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (29km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (32km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (35km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (37km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (40km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (11km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (16km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (17km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (26km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (35km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (30km)
  • Lac Pavin (35km)
  • Lac du Guery (36km)
  • Puy de Sancy (39km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (40km)
  • Signal du Luguet (42km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (44km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Pignols

Canton: Vic-le-Comte

Arrondissement: Clermont-Ferrand

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63270

Distance to Pignols

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 364 km

from Calais: 599 km

from Nice: 382 km

from Bordeaux: 315 km

from Strasbourg: 470 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Busseol, Coudes, Laps, Manglieu, Mirefleurs, Montmorin, Parent, Saint-Babel, Saint-Julien-de-Coppel, Saint-Maurice, Salledes, Vic-le-Comte and Yronde-et-Buron.

This page in French: Visiter Pignols