Virlet tourism and travel guide

Photo of Virlet in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Montlucon at 22 km from Virlet

Visit Virlet: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Virlet in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Montlucon at 22 km and Charroux at 36 km.

Virlet, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Montlucon

Montlucon

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

Periods of prosperity in the 12th, 15th and 19th centuries have each contributed monuments...

See Montlucon guide
Charroux

Charroux

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction east), in the Allier department

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

See Charroux guide
Herisson

Herisson

at 39 km (direction east), in the Allier department

The ruined castle and the historic centre along the banks of the Aumance river...

See Herisson guide
Volvic

Volvic

at 41 km (direction south-east)

One of the most famous bottled waters in the world is from Volvic, which...

See Volvic guide
 
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Mozac

Mozac

at 43 km (direction south-east)

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

See Mozac guide
Riom

Riom

at 43 km (direction east-south-east)

The quiet regional town of Riom has several monuments of historical importance to see...

See Riom guide
Aubusson

Aubusson

at 46 km (direction west-south-west), in the Creuse department

Aubusson is world famous for the rugs that have been produced here during several...

See Aubusson guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 47 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Puy de Dome guide
Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

at 49 km (direction east-north-east), in the Allier department

The quiet town of Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule lacks major monuments but merits a stroll when you...

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 51 km (direction south-east)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Culan

Culan

at 51 km (direction north-west), in the Cher department

The castle at Culan is one of the most interesting in the quiet Cher...

See Culan guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 51 km (direction south-east)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Souvigny

Souvigny

at 57 km (direction north-east), in the Allier department

The Priory Church of Saint-Peter and Saint-Paul with the tombes of the Dukes of...

See Souvigny guide
Moulins

Moulins

at 67 km (direction east-north-east), in the Allier department

In the historic centre of Moulins it is the cathedral that is the most...

See Moulins guide

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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

What to do at Virlet? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Virlet is in the southern-centre of France at 51 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Virlet is 301 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Virlet

Canton: Montaigut

Arrondissement: Riom

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

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