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Puy-Saint-Gulmier tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Orcival at 21 km from Puy-Saint-Gulmier

Visit Puy-Saint-Gulmier: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Orcival at 21 km and La Bourboule at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Puy-Saint-Gulmier, 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 Puy-Saint-Gulmier in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Orcival

Orcival

at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Orcival guide
La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 24 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See La Bourboule guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 26 km (direction east)

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

See Puy de Dome guide
Mont-Dore

Mont-Dore

at 28 km (direction south-east)

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

See Mont-Dore guide
 
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Volvic

Volvic

at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Volvic guide
Murol

Murol

Castle at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Murol guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 35 km (direction east)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 36 km (direction east)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Mozac

Mozac

at 37 km (direction east)

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

See Mozac guide
Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 37 km (direction east-south-east)

It is the impressive roman architecture of the Church of St-Nectaire-le-Haut that...

See Saint-Nectaire guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Riom

Riom

at 40 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Riom guide
Chateau de Val

Chateau de Val

Castle at 40 km (direction south-south-west), in the Cantal department

The Chateau de Val is an impressive medieval castle...

See Chateau de Val guide
Aubusson

Aubusson

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

Aubusson is world famous for the rugs that have been produced here...

See Aubusson guide

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

Map of places to visit near Puy-Saint-Gulmier

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Markets in and near Puy-Saint-Gulmier

  • La Bourboule: market Saturday (24km)
  • Mont-Dore: market Friday all day (28km)
  • Auzances: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Chamalieres: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (34km)
  • Murol: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Clermont-Ferrand: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (35km)
  • Pionsat: market Friday (36km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (36km)
  • Ussel: market Saturday (36km)
  • Felletin: market Friday (37km)

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Tourist attractions near Puy-Saint-Gulmier, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (56km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (33km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (34km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (38km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (38km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Cordès (21km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (35km)
  • Jardin de la Ganille (36km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (38km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Banne d'Ordanche (23km)
  • Lac du Guery (25km)
  • Puy de Sancy (33km)
  • Lac Pavin (39km)
  • Forêt des Colettes (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Gouzon (54km)
 
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Geography and distances

Puy-Saint-Gulmier is in the southern-centre of France at 35 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Puy-Saint-Gulmier is 341 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Puy-Saint-Gulmier

Canton: Pontaumur

Arrondissement: Riom

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63470

Distance to Puy-Saint-Gulmier

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 341 km

from Calais: 576 km

from Nice: 434 km

from Bordeaux: 272 km

from Strasbourg: 496 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Puy-Saint-Gulmier from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Combrailles, Herment, Prondines, Saint-Etienne-Des-Champs, Saint-Hilaire-les-Monges and Sauvagnat.

This page in French: Visiter Puy-Saint-Gulmier

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