Virlet tourism and travel guide

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Visit Virlet: highlights and tourist information

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Virlet 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 51 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Virlet is 301 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Montlucon at 22 km and Charroux at 36 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Virlet, 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 Virlet 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 Virlet

Markets in and near Virlet

  • Pionsat: market Friday (5km)
  • Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: market Saturday (10km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (15km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (15km)
  • Auzances: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (22km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (26km)
  • Montmarault: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Bellenaves: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Ebreuil: market Thursday (30km)

More information about Virlet, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Virlet, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (43km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (51km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (39km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (21km)
  • Pierres Jaumetres (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (27km)
  • Gouzon (36km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Virlet

Canton: Montaigut

Arrondissement: Riom

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

Postcode: 63330

Distance to Virlet

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 301 km

from Calais: 537 km

from Nice: 451 km

from Bordeaux: 294 km

from Strasbourg: 466 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ars-les-Favets, La Cellette, La Crouzille, Le Quartier, Marcillat-en-Combraille, Pionsat, Ronnet, Saint-Fargeol and Saint-Hilaire.

This page in French: Visiter Virlet