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Tauves tourism and travel guide

Photo of Tauves in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of La Bourboule at 10 km from Tauves

Visit Tauves: highlights and tourist information

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Tauves is situated in the Puy-de-Dome department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Bourboule at 10 km and Mont-Dore at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Tauves, 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 Tauves in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 10 km (direction east-north-east)

La Bourboule is one of the most impressive of the belle-epoque spa...

See La Bourboule guide
Mont-Dore

Mont-Dore

at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Mont-Dore guide
Chateau de Val

Chateau de Val

Castle at 16 km (direction south-west), in the Cantal department

The Chateau de Val is an impressive medieval castle...

See Chateau de Val guide
Orcival

Orcival

at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Orcival guide
 
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Murol

Murol

Castle at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Murol guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 25 km (direction south-east)

The Natural Regional Park of the Volcanoes is a beautiful region of...

See Parc des Volcans guide
Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 29 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Nectaire guide
Riom-es-Montagnes

Riom-es-Montagnes

at 31 km (direction south), in the Cantal department

After exploring the town and church in Riom-es-Montagnes be sure to follow...

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide
Saint-Angel

Saint-Angel

at 31 km (direction west), in the Correze department

Saint-Angel is a very small village but also a pleasant...

See Saint-Angel guide
Meymac

Meymac

at 36 km (direction west), in the Correze department

Meymac should be beter known to tourists - the...

See Meymac guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 36 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Puy de Dome guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Floret guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 44 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide

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

Map of places to visit near Tauves

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Markets in and near Tauves

  • La Bourboule: market Saturday (10km)
  • Mont-Dore: market Friday all day (15km)
  • Bort-les-Orgues: market Tuesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Ussel: market Saturday (24km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (25km)
  • Murol: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (29km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (32km)
  • Meymac: market Friday - seasonal market only (37km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (39km)

More information about Tauves, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Tauves, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (24km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (28km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (40km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (46km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (50km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Cordès (22km)
  • Jardin de la Ganille (24km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (34km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (40km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (42km)
  • Verger de Déduit (42km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Banne d'Ordanche (13km)
  • Puy de Sancy (15km)
  • Lac du Guery (17km)
  • Lac Pavin (22km)
  • Signal du Luguet (38km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (45km)
  • Marsat (50km)
  • Mozac (50km)
  • Riom (53km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (56km)
 
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Geography and distances

Tauves is in the southern-centre of France at 44 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Tauves is 367 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Tauves

Canton: Tauves

Arrondissement: Issoire

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63690

Distance to Tauves

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 367 km

from Calais: 602 km

from Nice: 422 km

from Bordeaux: 263 km

from Strasbourg: 513 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aveze, La Tour-d'Auvergne, Larodde and Saint-Sauves-d'Auvergne.

This page in French: Visiter Tauves

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