Valcivieres tourism and travel guide

Photo of Valcivieres in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Ambert at 6 km from Valcivieres

Visit Valcivieres: highlights and tourist information

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Valcivieres 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 Valcivieres in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Ambert at 6 km and Olliergues at 15 km.

Valcivieres, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction south-west)

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional Park of Livradois-Forez has a...

See Ambert guide


at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

Olliergues is a small village with an unspoiled historic centre in the Livradois-Forez naturel...

See Olliergues guide


at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

Once home to Coco Chanel, Courpiere is a village in the Livradois-Forez natural park...

See Courpiere guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

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

The church, cloisters and Danse Macabre fresco in the abbey are the major attraction...

See La Chaise-Dieu guide


at 33 km (direction west)

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

See Sauxillanges guide


at 35 km (direction north-west)

Not always considered a tourist destination, Thouars actually has a facscinating historical centre with...

See Thiers guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction west)

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

See Usson guide


at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Billom guide


at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Auzon guide


at 43 km (direction west)

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

See Issoire guide


at 44 km (direction south-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Be sure to climb to the castle above Allegre to see the views after...

See Allegre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Lavaoudieu is listed among the most beautiful villages in France, and has the roman...

See Lavaudieu guide


Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction west)

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

See Montpeyroux guide


at 46 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Brioude guide

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Markets in and near Valcivieres

  • Ambert: market Thursday (6km)
  • Arlanc: market Monday (21km)
  • Montbrison: market Saturday (21km)
  • Boen: market Thursday (23km)
  • Noiretable: market Saturday (25km)
  • Usson-en-Forez: market Sunday (25km)
  • Courpiere: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-le-Chateau: market Friday (28km)
  • Saint-Pal-de-Chalencon: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Craponne-sur-Arzon: market Saturday & (29km)

More information about Valcivieres, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Valcivieres, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (31km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (43km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (46km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (49km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (25km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (8km)
  • Bois Noirs (14km)

Geography and distances

Valcivieres is in the southern-centre of France at 59 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Valcivieres is 379 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Valcivieres

Canton: Ambert

Arrondissement: Ambert

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63600

Distance to Valcivieres

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 59 km

from Paris: 379 km

from Calais: 613 km

from Nice: 346 km

from Bordeaux: 352 km

from Strasbourg: 447 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ambert, Job and La Forie.

This page in French: Visiter Valcivieres