Vensat tourism and travel guide

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Visit Vensat: highlights and tourist information

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Vensat 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 30 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Vensat is 319 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Charroux at 16 km and Riom at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vensat, 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 Vensat 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 Vensat

Markets in and near Vensat

  • Gannat: market Saturday (6km)
  • Ebreuil: market Thursday (11km)
  • Maringues: market Monday (18km)
  • Riom: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Bellerive-sur-Allier: market Saturday (19km)
  • Bellenaves: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Vichy: market Every day except Monday (21km)
  • Saint-Yorre: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Cusset: market Saturday (23km)
  • Puy-Guillaume: market Wednesday (24km)

More information about Vensat, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Vensat, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Vensat.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (25km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (16km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (16km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (33km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (44km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (13km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (25km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (36km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (40km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (23km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (35km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Vensat

Canton: Aigueperse

Arrondissement: Riom

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

Postcode: 63260

Distance to Vensat

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 319 km

from Calais: 554 km

from Nice: 414 km

from Bordeaux: 323 km

from Strasbourg: 445 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aigueperse, Artonne, Bussieres-et-Pruns, Chaptuzat, Charmes, Effiat, Montpensier, Poezat, Saint-Agoulin, Saint-Genes-du-Retz, Saint-Myon and Saint-Priest-d'Andelot.

This page in French: Visiter Vensat