Royat tourism and travel guide

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Visit Royat: highlights and tourist information

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Royat 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 3 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Royat is 348 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Clermont-Ferrand at 3 km and Puy de Dome at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Royat, 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 Royat 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 Royat

Markets in and near Royat

  • Chamalieres: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (2km)
  • Clermont-Ferrand: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (3km)
  • Aubiere: market Sunday (5km)
  • Cebazat: market Thursday & Sunday (8km)
  • Gerzat: market Sunday (10km)
  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (11km)
  • Riom: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Pont-du-Chateau: market Thursday (15km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (20km)

More information about Royat, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Royat, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (34km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (34km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (0km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (6km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (12km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (17km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (17km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (19km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (29km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Opme (5km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (8km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (8km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (19km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (29km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac du Guery (25km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (28km)
  • Puy de Sancy (32km)
  • Lac Pavin (33km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Royat

Canton: Royat

Arrondissement: Clermont-Ferrand

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63130

Distance to Royat

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 3 km

from Paris: 348 km

from Calais: 583 km

from Nice: 404 km

from Bordeaux: 302 km

from Strasbourg: 473 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubiere, Beaumont, Ceyrat, Chamalieres, Clermont-Ferrand, Durtol, Nohanent, Puy-de-Dome, Romagnat and Saint-Genes-Champanelle.

This page in French: Visiter Royat