Ravel tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ravel: highlights and tourist information

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Ravel 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 24 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Ravel is 351 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Billom at 8 km and Courpiere at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ravel, 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 Ravel 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 Ravel

Markets in and near Ravel

  • Lezoux: market Saturday (6km)
  • Billom: market Monday (7km)
  • Courpiere: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Pont-du-Chateau: market Thursday (12km)
  • Thiers: market Thursday & Saturday (14km)
  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (16km)
  • Maringues: market Monday (16km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (19km)
  • Saint-Remy-sur-Durolle: market Sunday (20km)

More information about Ravel, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Ravel, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Ravel.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (8km)
  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (37km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (19km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (22km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (27km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (29km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (37km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (38km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Opme (23km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (25km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (25km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (27km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (28km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (44km)
  • Jardin de l’écomusée (61km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (33km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (45km)
  • Lac du Guery (48km)
  • Lac Pavin (50km)
  • Puy de Sancy (53km)
  • Forêt des Colettes (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ravel

Canton: Vertaizon

Arrondissement: Clermont-Ferrand

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

Postcode: 63190

Distance to Ravel

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 351 km

from Calais: 586 km

from Nice: 383 km

from Bordeaux: 328 km

from Strasbourg: 453 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Billom, Bongheat, Bort-l'Etang, Espirat, Glaine-Montaigut, Lempty, Lezoux, Moissat, Neuville, Reignat, Saint-Jean-d'Heurs and Seychalles.

This page in French: Visiter Ravel