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Pontgibaud tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pontgibaud in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Puy de Dome at 11 km from Pontgibaud

Visit Pontgibaud: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Puy de Dome at 11 km and Volvic at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pontgibaud, 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 Pontgibaud in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Puy de Dome guide
Volvic

Volvic

at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Volvic guide
Orcival

Orcival

at 17 km (direction south)

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

See Orcival guide
Mozac

Mozac

at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Mozac guide
 
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Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Riom

Riom

at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Riom guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide
La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 29 km (direction south-south-west)

La Bourboule is one of the most impressive of the belle-epoque...

See La Bourboule guide
Mont-Dore

Mont-Dore

at 29 km (direction south)

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

See Mont-Dore guide
Murol

Murol

Castle at 30 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Murol guide
Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 31 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint-Nectaire guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Montpeyroux guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 37 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 Pontgibaud

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Markets in and near Pontgibaud

  • Chamalieres: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (18km)
  • Clermont-Ferrand: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Cebazat: market Thursday & Sunday (19km)
  • Riom: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Aubiere: market Sunday (22km)
  • Gerzat: market Sunday (23km)
  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (28km)
  • La Bourboule: market Saturday (29km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (29km)
  • Mont-Dore: market Friday all day (29km)

More information about Pontgibaud, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Pontgibaud, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (48km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (17km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (21km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (23km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (27km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (28km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (45km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Cordès (17km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (18km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (23km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (25km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (44km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (45km)
  • Jardin de la Ganille (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac du Guery (25km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (26km)
  • Puy de Sancy (34km)
  • Lac Pavin (38km)
  • Forêt des Colettes (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Pontgibaud is in the southern-centre of France at 19 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Pontgibaud is 338 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pontgibaud

Canton: Pontgibaud

Arrondissement: Riom

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63230

Distance to Pontgibaud

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 338 km

from Calais: 573 km

from Nice: 422 km

from Bordeaux: 290 km

from Strasbourg: 480 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bromont-Lamothe, Mazaye, Montfermy, Pulverieres, Saint-Ours and Saint-Pierre-le-Chastel.

This page in French: Visiter Pontgibaud

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