Valbeleix tourism and travel guide

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Visit Valbeleix: highlights and tourist information

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Valbeleix 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 36 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Valbeleix is 380 kilometres from Paris).

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!


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

Map of places to visit near Valbeleix

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

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)

Geography and distances

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