Valz-sous-Chateauneuf tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Auzon at 6 km from Valz-sous-Chateauneuf

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Valz-sous-Chateauneuf 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 Valz-sous-Chateauneuf in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Auzon at 6 km and Usson at 12 km.

Valz-sous-Chateauneuf, France: places to visit and attractions

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at 6 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Auzon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction north-west)

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

See Usson guide


at 14 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Sauxillanges guide


at 16 km (direction south-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Brioude guide


at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Issoire guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Lavaudieu guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Blesle guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 25 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction north-west)

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

See Montpeyroux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Floret guide


at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Ambert guide


at 32 km (direction north-east)

Olliergues is a small village with an unspoiled historic centre in the...

See Olliergues guide


at 32 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Billom guide


at 35 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Allegre guide

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Markets in and near Valz-sous-Chateauneuf

  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (7km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (8km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (11km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (16km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (18km)
  • Arlanc: market Monday (24km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (25km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (26km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (27km)

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Tourist attractions near Valz-sous-Chateauneuf, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (18km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (6km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (18km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (19km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (23km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (36km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (46km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (47km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (18km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (38km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (41km)
  • Jardin de l’écomusée (41km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (51km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (20km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (35km)
  • Signal du Luguet (35km)
  • Lac Pavin (42km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (27km)

Geography and distances

Valz-sous-Chateauneuf is in the southern-centre of France at 47 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Valz-sous-Chateauneuf is 389 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Valz-sous-Chateauneuf

Canton: Jumeaux

Arrondissement: Issoire

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63580

Distance to Valz-sous-Chateauneuf

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 389 km

from Calais: 624 km

from Nice: 361 km

from Bordeaux: 320 km

from Strasbourg: 480 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Valz-sous-Chateauneuf from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auzon, Bansat, Champagnat-le-Jeune, Esteil, Jumeaux, La Chapelle-sur-Usson, Peslieres, Saint-Hilaire, Saint-Jean-Saint-Gervais, Saint-Martin-d'Ollieres, Sainte-Catherine, Vernet-la-Varenne and Vezezoux.

This page in French: Visiter Valz-sous-Chateauneuf