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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...

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...

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...

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Riom

Riom

at 15 km (direction north-west)

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

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...

See Mozac guide
Volvic

Volvic

at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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...

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...

See Puy de Dome guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 23 km (direction east)

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

See Courpiere guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Thiers guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 28 km (direction south)

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

See Issoire guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateldon guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 29 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Sauxillanges guide

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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)

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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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