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Ambert

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Puy-de-Dôme

Ambert - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Puy-de-Dôme
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Ambert the sub-prefecture is located in the heart of Regional Natural Park Livradois. This city is known for its tradition paper (paper mill) still visible in Richard Mill and Lower Auvergne PDO cheese: Fourme d'Ambert.

Ambert is at the heart of a nature resort "Ambert Crest Drill".

City most beautiful corners of France. City flower 2 flowers.

Lyon 138 km, Clermont-Ferrand 77 km, Vichy 85 km, Le Puy-en-Velay at 71 km, Saint-Étienne 79 km, Paris 438 km.

Geographical information

MunicipalityAmbert
Postcode63600
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Latitude45.5495320 (N 45° 32’ 58”)
Longitude3.7393080 (E 3° 44’ 22”)
AltitudeFrom 514m to 1365m
Surface area60.48 km²
Population7219 inhabitants
Density119 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureClermont-Ferrand (90 km, 1h18)
Insee code63003
IntercommunalityCC du Pays d'Ambert
DepartmentPuy-de-Dôme
RegionAuvergne

Nearest cities & towns

La Forie5.1 km (8 min)
Saint-Ferréol-des-Côtes6.3 km (13 min)
Thiolières6.9 km (12 min)
Saint-Martin-des-Olmes7.2 km (12 min)
Champétières7.6 km (11 min)
Le Monestier8.9 km (11 min)
Marsac-en-Livradois9 km (10 min)
Job9.4 km (12 min)
Grandrif11 km (17 min)
Valcivières11.7 km (16 min)
Chaumont-le-Bourg11.8 km (14 min)
Saint-Amant-Roche-Savine12.1 km (16 min)
Bertignat12.2 km (18 min)
Beurières13.6 km (17 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Monuments
Transport

Events and festivities

Photos

The historic center Ambert
The historic center Ambert
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Ambert of Leisure
Ambert of Leisure
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The Fourmofolies at the Round Hall
The Fourmofolies at the Round Hall
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timbered house in the historic center
timbered house in the historic center
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House of the Ambert Fourme
House of the Ambert Fourme
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Goye Street in the historic center
Goye Street in the historic center
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Stationers mill Richard de Bas
Stationers mill Richard de Bas
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Ambert of Fourme Producer
Ambert of Fourme Producer
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Weather

Friday 2 december
Min. 4°C - Max. 4°C
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Saturday 3 december
Min. 0°C - Max. 0°C
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Sunday 4 december
Min. 8°C - Max. 8°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Visit a professional beekeeper
Local flavoursFreeArlanc (13.8 km)
Stained glass window course
Arts and Crafts400 € Monlet (37 km)
Visit to a knife-maker’s workshop
Arts and CraftsFreeArconsat (37 km)
Maiden flight in a gyroplane
Sports sensations60 € to 155 € Issoire (37 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Henriette's Trail
HikeEasy2h30Auzelles (18.8 km)
The Golden Snake
HikeEasy1h30La Chaise-Dieu (26 km)
Folgoux and the arboretum
HikeIntermediate3h00La Chaise-Dieu (26 km)
Country walk in Livradois Forez
HikeEasy2h00Champagnac-le-Vieux (28 km)
Palette of religious buildings nuanced with Romanesque art
Car itineraryEasy1h30Issoire (38 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels