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Verrieres tourism and travel guide

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Visit Verrieres: highlights and tourist information

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Verrieres is situated in the Puy-de-Dome department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Nectaire at 3 km and Saint-Floret at 6 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Verrieres, 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 Verrieres in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 3 km (direction west-north-west)

It is the impressive roman architecture of the Church of St-Nectaire-le-Haut...

See Saint-Nectaire guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 6 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Floret guide
Murol

Murol

Castle at 7 km (direction west)

The highlight of a visit to Murol is the Chateau de...

See Murol guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction north-north-east)

With ancient narrow streets, an imposing church and its position on the...

See Saint-Saturnin guide
 
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Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Montpeyroux guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 17 km (direction east)

Best known for its romanesque church, Issoire is a...

See Issoire guide
Mont-Dore

Mont-Dore

at 18 km (direction west)

Mont-Dore is well placed to explore the scenic splendours of...

See Mont-Dore guide
Orcival

Orcival

at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

Orcival is home to one of the most important roman style churches...

See Orcival guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 23 km (direction north-north-west)

Puy-de-Dome is the most famous, and most accessible of the Auvergne volcanoes...

See Puy de Dome guide
La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 23 km (direction west)

La Bourboule is one of the most impressive of...

See La Bourboule guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 24 km (direction north-north-east)

The basilica of Notre-Dame-du-Port in Clermont-Ferrand is one of the most important...

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 24 km (direction north-north-east)

The Cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption, in sombre black lava stone, dominates the historic centre...

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Usson guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 26 km (direction east)

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle,...

See Sauxillanges guide

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

Map of places to visit near Verrieres

 
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Markets in and near Verrieres

  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (4km)
  • Murol: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (7km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (10km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (17km)
  • Mont-Dore: market Friday all day (18km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (18km)
  • Aubiere: market Sunday (21km)
  • Chamalieres: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (23km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (23km)

More information about Verrieres, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Verrieres, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (16km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (6km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (17km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (22km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (26km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (27km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (30km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (38km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (40km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (41km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (14km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (17km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (18km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (20km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (29km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac Pavin (14km)
  • Lac du Guery (17km)
  • Puy de Sancy (18km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (21km)
  • Signal du Luguet (27km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (38km)
 
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Geography and distances

Verrieres is in the southern-centre of France at 24 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Verrieres is 369 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Verrieres

Canton: Champeix

Arrondissement: Issoire

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63320

Distance to Verrieres

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 369 km

from Calais: 604 km

from Nice: 394 km

from Bordeaux: 295 km

from Strasbourg: 489 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Clemensat, Creste, Grandeyrolles, Ludesse, Montaigut-le-Blanc, Olloix, Saint-Diery, Saint-Floret, Saint-Nectaire, Saint-Pierre-Colamine and Saurier.

This page in French: Visiter Verrieres

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