Viscomtat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Viscomtat in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Thiers at 11 km from Viscomtat

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Viscomtat 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 Viscomtat in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Thiers at 11 km and Courpiere at 13 km.

Viscomtat, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Thiers

Thiers

at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

Not always considered a tourist destination, Thouars actually has a facscinating historical centre with...

See Thiers guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

Once home to Coco Chanel, Courpiere is a village in the Livradois-Forez natural park...

See Courpiere guide
Olliergues

Olliergues

at 17 km (direction south-south-west)

Olliergues is a small village with an unspoiled historic centre in the Livradois-Forez naturel...

See Olliergues guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

at 21 km (direction north-west)

The ancient city of Chateldon still retains an important part of its medieval castle...

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Billom

Billom

at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Billom guide
Ambert

Ambert

at 31 km (direction south-south-east)

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional Park of Livradois-Forez has a...

See Ambert guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 39 km (direction north-west), in the Allier department

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

See Vichy guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 39 km (direction south-west)

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle, are not open to...

See Sauxillanges guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction south-west)

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

See Usson guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Montpeyroux guide
Riom

Riom

at 44 km (direction west)

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

See Riom guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 46 km (direction west-south-west)

Best known for its romanesque church, Issoire is a very pleasant and unspoiled town...

See Issoire guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 46 km (direction west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Mozac

Mozac

at 46 km (direction west)

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

See Mozac guide

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Markets in and near Viscomtat

  • Noiretable: market Saturday (7km)
  • Saint-Remy-sur-Durolle: market Sunday (9km)
  • Thiers: market Thursday & Saturday (11km)
  • Courpiere: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Puy-Guillaume: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Lezoux: market Saturday (23km)
  • Le Mayet-de-Montagne: market Monday (27km)
  • Boen: market Thursday (27km)
  • Billom: market Monday (28km)
  • Maringues: market Monday (29km)

More information about Viscomtat, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Viscomtat, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (15km)
  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (54km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (35km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (44km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (46km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (49km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (52km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (33km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (46km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (46km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (33km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (36km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Viscomtat is in the southern-centre of France at 46 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Viscomtat is 351 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Viscomtat

Canton: Saint-Rémy-sur-Durolle

Arrondissement: Thiers

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63250

Distance to Viscomtat

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 351 km

from Calais: 585 km

from Nice: 369 km

from Bordeaux: 350 km

from Strasbourg: 434 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Celles-sur-Durolle, Chabreloche, La Monnerie-le-Montel, Sainte-Agathe, Vollore-Montagne and Vollore-Ville.

This page in French: Visiter Viscomtat