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Valbeleix tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Murol at 13 km from Valbeleix

Visit Valbeleix: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Murol at 13 km and Saint-Nectaire at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Valbeleix, 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 Valbeleix in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Murol

Murol

Castle at 13 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Murol guide
Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 13 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saint-Nectaire guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Floret guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Parc des Volcans guide
 
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Mont-Dore

Mont-Dore

at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mont-Dore guide
Blesle

Blesle

Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Blesle guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

Best known for its romanesque church, Issoire is a very...

See Issoire guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide
La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

La Bourboule is one of the most impressive of...

See La Bourboule guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction north-east)

Montpeyroux is a small village now listed among the...

See Montpeyroux guide
Orcival

Orcival

at 27 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Orcival guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction east)

One of the least developed of the 'most beautiful...

See Usson guide
Auzon

Auzon

at 31 km (direction east), in the Haute-Loire department

The cobbled streets of Auzon wind up the hill from...

See Auzon guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 31 km (direction east-north-east)

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle,...

See Sauxillanges guide

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

Map of places to visit near Valbeleix

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Markets in and near Valbeleix

  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (7km)
  • Murol: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (17km)
  • Mont-Dore: market Friday all day (18km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (22km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • La Bourboule: market Saturday (23km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (27km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (27km)

More information about Valbeleix, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Valbeleix, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (16km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (52km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (15km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (22km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (22km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (28km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (33km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (37km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (37km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (22km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (27km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (27km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (31km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (41km)
  • Verger de Déduit (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac Pavin (8km)
  • Signal du Luguet (15km)
  • Puy de Sancy (15km)
  • Lac du Guery (21km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (23km)
  • Puy Griou (48km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (29km)
 
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Geography and distances

Valbeleix is in the southern-centre of France at 36 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Valbeleix is 380 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Valbeleix

Canton: Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise

Arrondissement: Issoire

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63610

Distance to Valbeleix

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 380 km

from Calais: 615 km

from Nice: 392 km

from Bordeaux: 288 km

from Strasbourg: 500 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise, Compains, Courgoul and Roche-Charles-la-Mayrand.

This page in French: Visiter Valbeleix

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