Ternant-les-Eaux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Floret at 8 km from Ternant-les-Eaux

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Ternant-les-Eaux is situated in the Puy-de-Dome department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Ternant-les-Eaux in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Floret at 8 km and Issoire at 12 km.

Ternant-les-Eaux, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction north-north-west)

The tiny village of Saint-Floret with its ruined castle and frescoes is now listed...

See Saint-Floret guide


at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

Best known for its romanesque church, Issoire is a very pleasant and unspoiled town...

See Issoire guide


at 15 km (direction north-west)

It is the impressive roman architecture of the Church of St-Nectaire-le-Haut that attracts visitors...

See Saint-Nectaire guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction north-north-east)

Montpeyroux is a small village now listed among the 'most beautiful in France' and...

See Montpeyroux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

One of the least developed of the 'most beautiful villages in France' (a good...

See Usson guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

There are a remarkable number of sites of interest in the small village of...

See Blesle guide


Castle at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Murol guide


Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction north-north-west)

With ancient narrow streets, an imposing church and its position on the side of...

See Saint-Saturnin guide


at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle, are not open to...

See Sauxillanges guide


at 21 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

The cobbled streets of Auzon wind up the hill from the river, passing an...

See Auzon guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Parc des Volcans guide


at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mont-Dore guide


at 29 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

Brioude is most visited for the Basilica Saint-Julien, the largest romanesque church in the...

See Brioude guide


at 31 km (direction north-east)

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

See Billom guide

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Markets in and near Ternant-les-Eaux

  • Issoire: market Saturday (12km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (12km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (16km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (17km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (17km)
  • Murol: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (20km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Mont-Dore: market Friday all day (27km)

More information about Ternant-les-Eaux, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Ternant-les-Eaux, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (4km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (12km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (17km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (18km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (18km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (20km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (29km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (32km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (33km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (12km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (24km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (28km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (32km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac Pavin (19km)
  • Signal du Luguet (20km)
  • Puy de Sancy (25km)
  • Lac du Guery (28km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (31km)
  • Bois Noirs (40km)
  • Puy Griou (55km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (57km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Mozac (44km)
  • Marsat (44km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (26km)

Geography and distances

Ternant-les-Eaux is in the southern-centre of France at 34 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Ternant-les-Eaux is 380 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ternant-les-Eaux

Canton: Ardes

Arrondissement: Issoire

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63340

Distance to Ternant-les-Eaux

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 380 km

from Calais: 616 km

from Nice: 383 km

from Bordeaux: 299 km

from Strasbourg: 492 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Ternant-les-Eaux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Antoingt, Boudes, Chassagne, Dauzat-sur-Vodable, La Chapelle-Marcousse, Madriat, Mareugheol, Saint-Herent, Solignat, Tourzel-Ronzieres, Villeneuve-Lembron and Vodable.

This page in French: Visiter Ternant-les-Eaux