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Saint-Genes-Champanelle tourism and travel guide

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Puy de Dome at 7 km and Clermont-Ferrand at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Genes-Champanelle, 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-Genes-Champanelle in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 7 km (direction north-west)

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

See Puy de Dome guide


at 9 km (direction north-east)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 9 km (direction north-east)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide


Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide


at 14 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Orcival guide


at 15 km (direction south)

It is the impressive roman architecture of the Church of...

See Saint-Nectaire guide


at 17 km (direction south)

One of the most famous bottled waters in the...

See Volvic guide


Castle at 17 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Murol guide


at 18 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Mozac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Montpeyroux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction south-south-east)

The tiny village of Saint-Floret with its ruined castle and frescoes is...

See Saint-Floret guide


at 21 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Riom guide


at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mont-Dore guide


at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Billom guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Genes-Champanelle


Markets in and near Saint-Genes-Champanelle

  • Chamalieres: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (7km)
  • Aubiere: market Sunday (8km)
  • Clermont-Ferrand: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Cebazat: market Thursday & Sunday (14km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (14km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Gerzat: market Sunday (15km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (17km)
  • Murol: market Wednesday (17km)

More information about Saint-Genes-Champanelle, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Saint-Genes-Champanelle, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (30km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (5km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (9km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (11km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (13km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (14km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (23km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (27km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (39km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Opme (7km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (7km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (13km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (14km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (27km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac du Guery (19km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (23km)
  • Puy de Sancy (27km)
  • Lac Pavin (27km)
  • Signal du Luguet (43km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Saint-Genes-Champanelle is in the southern-centre of France at 9 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Saint-Genes-Champanelle is 352 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Genes-Champanelle

Canton: Beaumont

Arrondissement: Clermont-Ferrand

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63122

Distance to Saint-Genes-Champanelle

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 352 km

from Calais: 588 km

from Nice: 404 km

from Bordeaux: 298 km

from Strasbourg: 479 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Genes-Champanelle from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaumont, Ceyrat, Chamalieres and Royat.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Genes-Champanelle

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