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Pontaumur tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pontaumur in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Orcival at 24 km from Pontaumur

Visit Pontaumur: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Orcival at 24 km and Puy de Dome at 25 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Pontaumur, 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 Pontaumur in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Orcival

Orcival

at 24 km (direction south-east)

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

See Orcival guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Puy de Dome guide
Volvic

Volvic

at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Volvic guide
La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 32 km (direction south-south-east)

La Bourboule is one of the most impressive of the...

See La Bourboule guide
 
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Mozac

Mozac

at 32 km (direction east)

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

See Mozac guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 33 km (direction 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 34 km (direction east)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Mont-Dore

Mont-Dore

at 34 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Mont-Dore guide
Riom

Riom

at 34 km (direction east)

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

See Riom guide
Murol

Murol

Castle at 39 km (direction south-east)

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

See Murol guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Aubusson

Aubusson

at 40 km (direction west), in the Creuse department

Aubusson is world famous for the rugs that have...

See Aubusson guide
Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 41 km (direction south-east)

It is the impressive roman architecture of the Church...

See Saint-Nectaire guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Floret guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pontaumur

 
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Markets in and near Pontaumur

  • Auzances: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Pionsat: market Friday (27km)
  • La Bourboule: market Saturday (32km)
  • Chamalieres: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (32km)
  • Clermont-Ferrand: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (33km)
  • Cebazat: market Thursday & Sunday (33km)
  • Mont-Dore: market Friday all day (34km)
  • Riom: market Wednesday & Saturday (34km)
  • Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: market Saturday (35km)
  • Aubiere: market Sunday (36km)

More information about Pontaumur, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Pontaumur, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (59km)
  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (61km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (31km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (35km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (35km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (38km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (39km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Cordès (24km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (32km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (37km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (38km)
  • Jardin de la Ganille (45km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Banne d'Ordanche (30km)
  • Lac du Guery (30km)
  • Puy de Sancy (39km)
  • Forêt des Colettes (41km)
  • Lac Pavin (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Gouzon (49km)
 
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Geography and distances

Pontaumur is in the southern-centre of France at 33 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Pontaumur is 333 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pontaumur

Canton: Pontaumur

Arrondissement: Riom

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63380

Distance to Pontaumur

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 333 km

from Calais: 568 km

from Nice: 435 km

from Bordeaux: 279 km

from Strasbourg: 488 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Combrailles, Landogne, Miremont and Villosanges.

This page in French: Visiter Pontaumur

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