Saint-Genes-Champespe tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Genes-Champespe: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Genes-Champespe 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 49 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Saint-Genes-Champespe is 383 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Parc des Volcans at 8 km and Riom-es-Montagnes at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Genes-Champespe, 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-Champespe 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-Champespe

Markets in and near Saint-Genes-Champespe

  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Bort-les-Orgues: market Tuesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Mont-Dore: market Friday all day (19km)
  • La Bourboule: market Saturday (19km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (19km)
  • Murol: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Ussel: market Saturday (35km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (37km)
  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (38km)

More information about Saint-Genes-Champespe, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Saint-Genes-Champespe, 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-Champespe.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (37km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (28km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (33km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (37km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (46km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Cordès (31km)
  • Verger de Déduit (32km)
  • Jardin de la Ganille (35km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (36km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (42km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (43km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Puy de Sancy (14km)
  • Lac Pavin (15km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (22km)
  • Signal du Luguet (23km)
  • Lac du Guery (23km)
  • Puy Griou (38km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (38km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (40km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (36km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (41km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Genes-Champespe

Canton: Tour-d'Auvergne

Arrondissement: Issoire

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63850

Distance to Saint-Genes-Champespe

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 383 km

from Calais: 618 km

from Nice: 407 km

from Bordeaux: 267 km

from Strasbourg: 519 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Montboudif, Picherande, Saint-Donat and Tremouille.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Genes-Champespe