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

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

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

Tourism labels
Latitude45.5495320 (N 45° 32’ 58”)
Longitude3.7393080 (E 3° 44’ 22”)
AltitudeFrom 514m to 1365m
Surface area60.48 km²
Population7102 inhabitants
Density117 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureClermont-Ferrand (56 mi, 1h18)
Insee code63003
IntercommunalityCC Ambert Livradois Forez
TerritoryAuvergne, Massif Central

Nearest cities & towns

La Forie3.2 mi (8 min)
Saint-Ferréol-des-Côtes3.9 mi (13 min)
Thiolières4.3 mi (12 min)
Saint-Martin-des-Olmes4.5 mi (12 min)
Champétières4.7 mi (11 min)
Le Monestier5.5 mi (11 min)
Marsac-en-Livradois5.6 mi (10 min)
Job5.8 mi (12 min)
Grandrif6.8 mi (17 min)
Valcivières7.3 mi (16 min)
Chaumont-le-Bourg7.3 mi (14 min)
Saint-Amant-Roche-Savine7.5 mi (16 min)
Bertignat7.6 mi (18 min)
Beurières8.5 mi (17 min)
Vertolaye8.8 mi (14 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest


Events and festivities

The Cyclo the Buddies - Cyfac
Cyclo the Cyfac Buddies
The Fourfolies


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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Tuesday 23 may
Min. 5°C - Max. 25°C
Wednesday 24 may
Min. 11°C - Max. 21°C
Thursday 25 may
Min. 12°C - Max. 20°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Quad or buggy trek in Auvergne or the Lyonnais
Sports sensations50 € to 185 € Saint-Alyre-d'Arlanc (13.5 mi)
Visit to a knife-maker’s workshop
Arts and CraftsFreeArconsat (23 mi)
Family Adventure Park by the river
Entertainment20 € La Séauve-sur-Semène (31 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Fox Tour
Snowshoe hikeIntermediate3h20Chalmazel-Jeansagnière (9.8 mi)
Squirrel circuit
Snowshoe hikeEasy1h25Chalmazel-Jeansagnière (9.8 mi)
Montpeloux basaltic organs - Cascades du Creux de l'Oulette
HikeIntermediate3h30Saillant (10.6 mi)
Henriette's Trail
HikeEasy2h30Auzelles (11.7 mi)
Walk near Saint-Bonnet
Village visitIntermediate1h00Saint-Bonnet-le-Courreau (12.5 mi)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals



Your holidays
A hotel
A vacation rental
A bed & breakfast
A campsite
A leisure activity
A restaurant
A rental car
A plane ticket
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