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Vinzelles tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vinzelles in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Chateldon at 11 km from Vinzelles

Visit Vinzelles: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateldon at 11 km and Thiers at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vinzelles, 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 Vinzelles in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Chateldon

Chateldon

at 11 km (direction east-north-east)

The ancient city of Chateldon still retains an important part...

See Chateldon guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

Not always considered a tourist destination, Thouars actually has...

See Thiers guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 22 km (direction south-east)

Once home to Coco Chanel, Courpiere is a village...

See Courpiere guide
Riom

Riom

at 22 km (direction west)

The quiet regional town of Riom has several monuments...

See Riom guide
 
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Vichy

Vichy

at 22 km (direction west), in the Allier department

The spa town of Vichy is best known for its bottled water...

See Vichy guide
Billom

Billom

at 23 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Billom guide
Mozac

Mozac

at 25 km (direction west)

The interesting Abbey of Saint-Pierre in Mozac combines early roman elements and...

See Mozac guide
Volvic

Volvic

at 29 km (direction west)

One of the most famous bottled waters in the...

See Volvic guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Olliergues

Olliergues

at 33 km (direction south-east)

Olliergues is a small village with an unspoiled historic...

See Olliergues guide
Charroux

Charroux

Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction north-west), in the Allier department

Charroux is a very quiet Auvergne village, unusual in the 'village...

See Charroux guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction south-south-west)

Montpeyroux is a small village now listed among the...

See Montpeyroux guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Puy de Dome guide

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

Map of places to visit near Vinzelles

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Markets in and near Vinzelles

  • Maringues: market Monday (5km)
  • Puy-Guillaume: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Lezoux: market Saturday (11km)
  • Thiers: market Thursday & Saturday (14km)
  • Saint-Remy-sur-Durolle: market Sunday (16km)
  • Saint-Yorre: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Pont-du-Chateau: market Thursday (18km)
  • Bellerive-sur-Allier: market Saturday (21km)
  • Courpiere: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Riom: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)

More information about Vinzelles, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Vinzelles, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (18km)
  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (40km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (13km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (21km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (32km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (44km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (49km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (11km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (27km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (32km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (35km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (44km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (44km)
  • Bois Noirs (48km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (56km)
  • Lac du Guery (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (55km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Vinzelles is in the southern-centre of France at 29 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Vinzelles is 335 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vinzelles

Canton: Lezoux

Arrondissement: Thiers

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63350

Distance to Vinzelles

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 335 km

from Calais: 570 km

from Nice: 393 km

from Bordeaux: 333 km

from Strasbourg: 442 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bulhon, Charnat, Crevant-Laveine, Limons, Luzillat, Maringues, Noalhat and Puy-Guillaume.

This page in French: Visiter Vinzelles

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