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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 (90 km, 1h18)
Insee code63003
IntercommunalityCC Ambert Livradois Forez
TerritoriesAuvergne, Massif Central

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)
Vertolaye14.2 km (14 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest


Events and festivities

Music Festival


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 15 june
Min. 14°C - Max. 29°C
Wednesday 16 june
Min. 15°C - Max. 34°C
Thursday 17 june
Min. 18°C - Max. 30°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
House of Amethyst
Entertainment3 € Le Vernet-Chaméane (24 km)
Hot air balloon flight over the Forez Plain
Nature and the great outdoors199 € Savigneux (27 km)
Yoga & Ayurveda Course
Well-being170 € to 280 € Connangles (29 km)
Visit to a knife-maker’s workshop
Arts and CraftsFreeArconsat (37 km)
Art and craft course
Arts and Crafts50 € to 489 € Feurs (43 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The peddler of the chatter
HikeIntermediate3h10Saint-Anthème (10.8 km)
The High Chaumes
HikeIntermediate3h25Saint-Anthème (11 km)
The Fossat Valley - The Rocks of the Break
HikeIntermediate2h20Saint-Pierre-la-Bourlhonne (13.3 km)
Fox Tour
Snowshoe hikeIntermediate3h25Chalmazel-Jeansagnière (15.7 km)
Squirrel circuit
Snowshoe hikeEasy1h30Chalmazel-Jeansagnière (15.8 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals



Your holidays
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A campsite
A leisure activity
A restaurant
A rental car
A plane ticket
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