Saint-Genes-Champanelle tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Genes-Champanelle: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Genes-Champanelle 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 9 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Saint-Genes-Champanelle is 352 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!

 
 

... 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

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

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