Surat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Surat in Puy-de-Dome

Visit Surat: highlights and tourist information

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Surat 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 22 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Surat is 332 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Riom at 12 km and Mozac at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Surat, 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 Surat 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 Surat

Markets in and near Surat

  • Maringues: market Monday (6km)
  • Riom: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Gerzat: market Sunday (15km)
  • Pont-du-Chateau: market Thursday (15km)
  • Lezoux: market Saturday (16km)
  • Cebazat: market Thursday & Sunday (17km)
  • Puy-Guillaume: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Gannat: market Saturday (19km)
  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Saint-Yorre: market Wednesday (22km)

More information about Surat, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Surat, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Surat.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (26km)
  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (37km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (4km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (10km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (25km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (34km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (41km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (12km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (18km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (26km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (30km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (42km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (35km)
  • Lac du Guery (49km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Surat

Canton: Ennezat

Arrondissement: Riom

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

Postcode: 63720

Distance to Surat

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 332 km

from Calais: 567 km

from Nice: 403 km

from Bordeaux: 323 km

from Strasbourg: 449 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Surat from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Clerlande, Ennezat, Entraigues, Maringues, Martres-sur-Morge, Saint-Andre-le-Coq, Saint-Ignat, Saint-Laure, Sardon, Thuret and Varennes-sur-Morge.

This page in French: Visiter Surat