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Visit Vassel: highlights and tourist information

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Vassel 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 18 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Vassel is 351 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Billom at 5 km and Clermont-Ferrand basilica at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vassel, 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 Vassel 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 Vassel

Markets in and near Vassel

  • Billom: market Monday (4km)
  • Pont-du-Chateau: market Thursday (6km)
  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (9km)
  • Lezoux: market Saturday (9km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (14km)
  • Gerzat: market Sunday (14km)
  • Aubiere: market Sunday (16km)
  • Maringues: market Monday (17km)
  • Clermont-Ferrand: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (18km)

More information about Vassel, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Vassel, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (15km)
  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (16km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (20km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (21km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (25km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (32km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (35km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Opme (17km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (18km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (19km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (25km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (28km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (36km)
  • Lac du Guery (41km)
  • Lac Pavin (44km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (45km)
  • Puy de Sancy (47km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Vassel

Canton: Vertaizon

Arrondissement: Clermont-Ferrand

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63910

Distance to Vassel

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 351 km

from Calais: 586 km

from Nice: 388 km

from Bordeaux: 321 km

from Strasbourg: 459 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beauregard-l'Eveque, Billom, Bouzel, Chas, Chauriat, Dallet, Espirat, Mezel, Moissat, Perignat-sur-Allier, Pont-du-Chateau, Reignat, Saint-Bonnet-les-Allier, Saint-Georges-sur-Allier, Seychalles and Vertaizon.

This page in French: Visiter Vassel

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