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Thuret tourism and travel guide

Photo of Thuret in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Riom at 14 km from Thuret

Visit Thuret: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Riom at 14 km and Mozac at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Thuret, 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 Thuret in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Riom

Riom

at 14 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Riom guide
Mozac

Mozac

at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mozac guide
Volvic

Volvic

at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Volvic guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

at 20 km (direction east)

The ancient city of Chateldon still retains an important...

See Chateldon guide
 
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Vichy

Vichy

at 22 km (direction north-east), in the Allier department

The spa town of Vichy is best known for its bottled...

See Vichy guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 24 km (direction south-west)

The basilica of Notre-Dame-du-Port in Clermont-Ferrand is one of the most...

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 25 km (direction south-west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

Not always considered a tourist destination, Thouars actually has...

See Thiers guide
Charroux

Charroux

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction north-north-west), in the Allier department

Charroux is a very quiet Auvergne village, unusual in the...

See Charroux guide
Billom

Billom

at 28 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Billom guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Puy de Dome guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 32 km (direction south-east)

Once home to Coco Chanel, Courpiere is a village...

See Courpiere guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

at 38 km (direction south-south-west), in the Allier department

The quiet town of Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule lacks major monuments but merits...

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide

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

Map of places to visit near Thuret

 
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Markets in and near Thuret

  • Maringues: market Monday (8km)
  • Riom: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Gannat: market Saturday (16km)
  • Puy-Guillaume: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Lezoux: market Saturday (18km)
  • Gerzat: market Sunday (18km)
  • Pont-du-Chateau: market Thursday (19km)
  • Saint-Yorre: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Cebazat: market Thursday & Sunday (20km)
  • Bellerive-sur-Allier: market Saturday (21km)

More information about Thuret, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Thuret, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (28km)
  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (34km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (7km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (12km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (28km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (37km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (43km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (9km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (21km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (29km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (33km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (33km)
  • Lac du Guery (52km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Thuret is in the southern-centre of France at 25 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Thuret is 328 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Thuret

Canton: Aigueperse

Arrondissement: Riom

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63260

Distance to Thuret

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 328 km

from Calais: 564 km

from Nice: 404 km

from Bordeaux: 325 km

from Strasbourg: 446 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bussieres-et-Pruns, Clerlande, Maringues, Martres-sur-Morge, Saint-Andre-le-Coq, Saint-Clement-de-Regnat, Saint-Ignat, Sardon, Surat, Varennes-sur-Morge and Villeneuve-les-Cerfs.

This page in French: Visiter Thuret

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