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Pionsat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pionsat in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Montlucon at 27 km from Pionsat

Visit Pionsat: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Montlucon at 27 km and Charroux at 37 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Pionsat, 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 Pionsat in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Montlucon

Montlucon

at 27 km (direction north-north-west), in the Allier department

Periods of prosperity in the 12th, 15th and 19th centuries have each...

See Montlucon guide
Charroux

Charroux

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction east), in the Allier department

Charroux is a very quiet Auvergne village, unusual in the 'village centre'...

See Charroux guide
Volvic

Volvic

at 38 km (direction south-east)

One of the most famous bottled waters in the...

See Volvic guide
Mozac

Mozac

at 40 km (direction east-south-east)

The interesting Abbey of Saint-Pierre in Mozac combines early...

See Mozac guide
 
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Riom

Riom

at 40 km (direction east-south-east)

The quiet regional town of Riom has several monuments of historical...

See Riom guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 43 km (direction south-east)

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

See Puy de Dome guide
Aubusson

Aubusson

at 44 km (direction west-south-west), in the Creuse department

Aubusson is world famous for the rugs that have been produced here...

See Aubusson guide
Herisson

Herisson

at 45 km (direction west-south-west), in the Allier department

The ruined castle and the historic centre along the banks of...

See Herisson guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 47 km (direction south-east)

The Cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption, in sombre black lava stone, dominates...

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 48 km (direction south-east)

The basilica of Notre-Dame-du-Port in Clermont-Ferrand is one of the...

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Orcival

Orcival

at 49 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Orcival guide
Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

at 51 km (direction east-north-east), in the Allier department

The quiet town of Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule lacks major monuments but merits a...

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide
Culan

Culan

at 55 km (direction north-west), in the Cher department

The castle at Culan is one of the most...

See Culan guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 59 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pionsat

 
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Markets in and near Pionsat

Market days in Pionsat: weekly market: Friday;

  • Pionsat: market Friday (0km)
  • Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: market Saturday (12km)
  • Auzances: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (20km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (20km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (26km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (30km)
  • Ebreuil: market Thursday (30km)
  • Montmarault: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Bellenaves: market Wednesday (32km)

More information about Pionsat, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Pionsat, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (40km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (47km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (48km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (43km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (43km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (22km)
  • Pierres Jaumetres (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (31km)
  • Gouzon (36km)
 
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Geography and distances

Pionsat is in the southern-centre of France at 47 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Pionsat is 306 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pionsat

Canton: Pionsat

Arrondissement: Riom

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63330

Distance to Pionsat

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 306 km

from Calais: 542 km

from Nice: 449 km

from Bordeaux: 292 km

from Strasbourg: 470 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bussieres, Gouttieres, La Cellette, Le Quartier, Saint-Fargeol, Saint-Hilaire, Saint-Maigner and Virlet.

This page in French: Visiter Pionsat

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