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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-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
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

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
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

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

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide
 
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Orcival

Orcival

at 14 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Orcival guide
Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 15 km (direction south)

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

See Saint-Nectaire guide
Volvic

Volvic

at 17 km (direction south)

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

See Volvic guide
Murol

Murol

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

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

See Murol guide
Mozac

Mozac

at 18 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Mozac guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

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

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

See Montpeyroux guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

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
Riom

Riom

at 21 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Riom guide
Mont-Dore

Mont-Dore

at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mont-Dore guide
Billom

Billom

at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Billom guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Genes-Champanelle

 
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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)

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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

 
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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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