Volvic tourism and travel guide

Photo of Volvic in Puy-de-Dome

Visit Volvic: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: One of the most famous bottled waters in the world is from Volvic, which is also a pleasant town in the 'Volcano' region of the Auvergne

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Volvic. For detailed visitor information see the Volvic travel guide.

Volvic 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 10 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Volvic is 336 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Riom at 6 km and Clermont-Ferrand at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Volvic, 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 Volvic 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 Volvic

Markets in and near Volvic

  • Riom: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Cebazat: market Thursday & Sunday (7km)
  • Gerzat: market Sunday (10km)
  • Clermont-Ferrand: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Chamalieres: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (11km)
  • Aubiere: market Sunday (14km)
  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Pont-du-Chateau: market Thursday (18km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (19km)
  • Maringues: market Monday (23km)

More information about Volvic, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Volvic, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (37km)
  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (45km)
  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (8km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (12km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (16km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (24km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (24km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Blanzat (5km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (16km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (20km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (26km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (30km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac du Guery (33km)
  • Forêt des Colettes (35km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (35km)
  • Puy de Sancy (42km)
  • Lac Pavin (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Volvic

Canton: Riom-Ouest

Arrondissement: Riom

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63530

Distance to Volvic

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 336 km

from Calais: 571 km

from Nice: 412 km

from Bordeaux: 305 km

from Strasbourg: 466 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blanzat, Cebazat, Chanat-la-Mouteyre, Chateaugay, Enval, Malauzat, Marsat, Mozac and Sayat.

This page in French: Visiter Volvic