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Pont-du-Chateau tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pont-du-Chateau in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Billom at 11 km from Pont-du-Chateau

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-Rhône-Alpes region.

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

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!

Billom

Billom

at 11 km (direction south-east)

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

See Billom guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 12 km (direction west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 13 km (direction west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Riom

Riom

at 15 km (direction north-west)

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

See Riom guide
 
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Mozac

Mozac

at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mozac guide
Volvic

Volvic

at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

One of the most famous bottled waters in the world is from...

See Volvic guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Montpeyroux guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 22 km (direction west)

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

See Puy de Dome guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 23 km (direction east)

Once home to Coco Chanel, Courpiere is a village in the Livradois-Forez...

See Courpiere guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 24 km (direction east)

Not always considered a tourist destination, Thouars actually has a facscinating historical...

See Thiers guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 28 km (direction south)

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

See Issoire guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

The ancient city of Chateldon still retains an important part of its...

See Chateldon guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 29 km (direction south-south-east)

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle, are not...

See Sauxillanges guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pont-du-Chateau

 
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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)

Hotels near Pont-du-Chateau

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Tourist attractions near Pont-du-Chateau, France

What to do at Pont-du-Chateau? 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)

 
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Geography and distances

Pont-du-Chateau is 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).

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

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