Vichel tourism and travel guide

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Visit Vichel: highlights and tourist information

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Vichel 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 41 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Vichel is 387 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Auzon at 11 km and Issoire at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vichel, 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 Vichel 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 Vichel

Markets in and near Vichel

  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (6km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (7km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (13km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (19km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (20km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (22km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (24km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (26km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (26km)

More information about Vichel, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Vichel, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (7km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (13km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (13km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (19km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (20km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (28km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (40km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (13km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (32km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (35km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (42km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal du Luguet (23km)
  • Lac Pavin (29km)
  • Bois Noirs (33km)
  • Puy de Sancy (35km)
  • Lac du Guery (39km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (42km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (56km)
  • Puy Griou (57km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (59km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (20km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Vichel

Canton: Saint-Germain-Lembron

Arrondissement: Issoire

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

Postcode: 63340

Distance to Vichel

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 387 km

from Calais: 622 km

from Nice: 372 km

from Bordeaux: 307 km

from Strasbourg: 490 km

Getting here

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

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Augnat, Beaulieu, Boudes, Chalus, Chambezon, Charbonnier-les-Mines, Collanges, Frugeres-les-Mines, Gignat, Le Breuil-sur-Couze, Madriat, Moriat, Nonette, Orsonnette, Saint-Germain-Lembron, Saint-Gervazy, Sainte-Florine and Villeneuve-Lembron.

This page in French: Visiter Vichel