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Visit Ris: highlights and tourist information

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Ris 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 41 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Ris is 329 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateldon at 3 km and Vichy at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ris, 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 Ris 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 Ris


Markets in and near Ris

  • Puy-Guillaume: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Saint-Yorre: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Saint-Remy-sur-Durolle: market Sunday (14km)
  • Le Mayet-de-Montagne: market Monday (15km)
  • Bellerive-sur-Allier: market Saturday (15km)
  • Cusset: market Saturday (15km)
  • Vichy: market Every day except Monday (15km)
  • Thiers: market Thursday & Saturday (16km)
  • Maringues: market Monday (16km)
  • Lezoux: market Saturday (21km)

More information about Ris, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Ris, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (25km)
  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (37km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (23km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (31km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (44km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (50km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (54km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (56km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (57km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (61km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (12km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (38km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (43km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (55km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ris

Canton: Châteldon

Arrondissement: Thiers

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63290

Distance to Ris

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 329 km

from Calais: 564 km

from Nice: 391 km

from Bordeaux: 344 km

from Strasbourg: 430 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chateldon, Limons, Mariol, Puy-Guillaume and Saint-Priest-Bramefant.

This page in French: Visiter Ris

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