Pont-du-Chateau tourism and travel guide

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Visit Pont-du-Chateau: highlights and tourist information

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Pont-du-Chateau 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 13 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Pont-du-Chateau is 346 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Billom at 11 km and Clermont-Ferrand basilica at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pont-du-Chateau, 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 Pont-du-Chateau 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 Pont-du-Chateau

Markets in and near Pont-du-Chateau

Market days in Pont-du-Chateau: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Pont-du-Chateau: market Thursday (0km)
  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (5km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (7km)
  • Gerzat: market Sunday (8km)
  • Billom: market Monday (11km)
  • Lezoux: market Saturday (11km)
  • Aubiere: market Sunday (12km)
  • Cebazat: market Thursday & Sunday (12km)
  • Clermont-Ferrand: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Chamalieres: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (14km)

More information about Pont-du-Chateau, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Pont-du-Chateau, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (20km)
  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (36km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (10km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (12km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (16km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (28km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (31km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (33km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Blanzat (13km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (14km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (16km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (26km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (28km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (34km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac du Guery (39km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (42km)
  • Bois Noirs (42km)
  • Lac Pavin (44km)
  • Puy de Sancy (45km)
  • Forêt des Colettes (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Pont-du-Chateau

Canton: Pont-du-Château

Arrondissement: Clermont-Ferrand

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63430

Distance to Pont-du-Chateau

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 346 km

from Calais: 582 km

from Nice: 394 km

from Bordeaux: 317 km

from Strasbourg: 460 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Pont-du-Chateau from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beauregard-l'Eveque, Bouzel, Chas, Chauriat, Chavaroux, Dallet, Lempdes, Les Martres-d'Artiere, Lussat, Malintrat, Mezel, Saint-Beauzire, Vassel and Vertaizon.

This page in French: Visiter Pont-du-Chateau