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Pontaumur tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Orcival at 24 km from Pontaumur

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Visit Pontaumur: highlights and tourist information

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Pontaumur 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 33 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Pontaumur is 333 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Pontaumur


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)

Geography and distances

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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