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Plauzat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Plauzat in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Montpeyroux at 4 km from Plauzat

Visit Plauzat: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Montpeyroux at 4 km and Saint-Saturnin at 6 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Plauzat, 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 Plauzat in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 4 km (direction east)

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

See Montpeyroux guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 6 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint-Floret guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 12 km (direction south-east)

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

See Issoire guide
 
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Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 12 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Nectaire guide
Murol

Murol

Castle at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Murol guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Usson guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 18 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Billom

Billom

at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Billom guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 19 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Sauxillanges guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 22 km (direction north-west)

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

See Puy de Dome guide
Orcival

Orcival

at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Orcival guide
Mont-Dore

Mont-Dore

at 27 km (direction west)

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

See Mont-Dore guide

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

Map of places to visit near Plauzat

 
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Markets in and near Plauzat

  • Champeix: market Friday (4km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (8km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (12km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (14km)
  • Aubiere: market Sunday (15km)
  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Murol: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Clermont-Ferrand: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Chamalieres: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (18km)

More information about Plauzat, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Plauzat, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (17km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (32km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (12km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (18km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (20km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (24km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (25km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (32km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (32km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (34km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (41km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (9km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (12km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (13km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (24km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (25km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac Pavin (25km)
  • Lac du Guery (25km)
  • Puy de Sancy (28km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (29km)
  • Signal du Luguet (34km)
  • Bois Noirs (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (41km)
 
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Geography and distances

Plauzat is in the southern-centre of France at 19 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Plauzat is 365 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Plauzat

Canton: Veyre-Monton

Arrondissement: Clermont-Ferrand

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63730

Distance to Plauzat

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 365 km

from Calais: 600 km

from Nice: 389 km

from Bordeaux: 304 km

from Strasbourg: 479 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Authezat, Chadeleuf, Champeix, Corent, Coudes, La Sauvetat, Ludesse, Montaigut-le-Blanc, Montpeyroux, Neschers, Saint-Amant-Tallende, Saint-Sandoux, Saint-Saturnin, Sauvagnat-Sainte-Marthe and Tallende.

This page in French: Visiter Plauzat

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