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Saint-Bonnet-le-Chastel tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Ambert at 14 km from Saint-Bonnet-le-Chastel

Visit Saint-Bonnet-le-Chastel: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Ambert at 14 km and La Chaise-Dieu at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Bonnet-le-Chastel, 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 Saint-Bonnet-le-Chastel in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Ambert

Ambert

at 14 km (direction north-east)

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional...

See Ambert guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 15 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

The church, cloisters and Danse Macabre fresco in the abbey...

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Auzon

Auzon

at 21 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

The cobbled streets of Auzon wind up the hill from the...

See Auzon guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the...

See Sauxillanges guide
 
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Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

One of the least developed of the 'most beautiful villages in France'...

See Usson guide
Olliergues

Olliergues

at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

Olliergues is a small village with an unspoiled historic centre...

See Olliergues guide
Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Lavaoudieu is listed among the most beautiful villages in France, and has...

See Lavaudieu guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 26 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Brioude is most visited for the Basilica Saint-Julien, the...

See Brioude guide
Allegre

Allegre

at 28 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

Be sure to climb to the castle above Allegre to see...

See Allegre guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

Best known for its romanesque church, Issoire is a very...

See Issoire guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 35 km (direction north-north-west)

Once home to Coco Chanel, Courpiere is a village in the Livradois-Forez...

See Courpiere guide
Billom

Billom

at 38 km (direction north-west)

It is the half-timbered houses and medieval gateways that provide...

See Billom guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Montpeyroux guide
Blesle

Blesle

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

There are a remarkable number of sites of interest...

See Blesle guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Bonnet-le-Chastel

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Markets in and near Saint-Bonnet-le-Chastel

  • Arlanc: market Monday (8km)
  • Ambert: market Thursday (14km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (15km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (15km)
  • Craponne-sur-Arzon: market Saturday & (21km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (24km)
  • Usson-en-Forez: market Sunday (25km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (25km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (26km)
  • Saint-Pal-de-Chalencon: market Wednesday (27km)

More information about Saint-Bonnet-le-Chastel, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Saint-Bonnet-le-Chastel, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (35km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (23km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (26km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (35km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (39km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (49km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (25km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (32km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (50km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (52km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (61km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (9km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (18km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (41km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Bonnet-le-Chastel is in the southern-centre of France at 57 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Saint-Bonnet-le-Chastel is 391 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Bonnet-le-Chastel

Canton: Saint-Germain-l'Herm

Arrondissement: Ambert

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63630

Distance to Saint-Bonnet-le-Chastel

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 391 km

from Calais: 626 km

from Nice: 347 km

from Bordeaux: 337 km

from Strasbourg: 467 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Bonnet-le-Chastel from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chambon-sur-Dolore, Doranges, Novacelles and Saint-Bonnet-le-Bourg.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Bonnet-le-Chastel

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