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Antoingt

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

Antoingt is located in the heart of the plain of the stream of Lembron Lembronnet beside which the town of Antoingt and the hamlet of Mazerat have developed.

The name could derive from the surname Antoingt Gallo-Roman "Antonius".

Antoingt is one of the oldest parishes in the region.

Geographical information

MunicipalityAntoingt
Postcode63340
Latitude45.5009890 (N 45° 30’ 4”)
Longitude3.1767740 (E 3° 10’ 36”)
AltitudeFrom 437m to 610m
Surface area7.83 km²
Population390 inhabitants
Density49 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureClermont-Ferrand (27 mi, 42 min)
Insee code63005
IntercommunalityCA Pays d'Issoire
DepartmentPuy-de-Dôme
TerritoryAuvergne, Massif Central
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alps

Nearest cities & towns

Solignat1.2 mi (6 min)
Mareugheol1.4 mi (5 min)
Villeneuve2.2 mi (8 min)
Gignat3.1 mi (9 min)
Vodable3.2 mi (10 min)
Bergonne3.3 mi (9 min)
Ternant-les-Eaux3.8 mi (11 min)
Chalus3.9 mi (13 min)
Saint-Hérent4.3 mi (12 min)
Boudes4.5 mi (13 min)
Le Broc4.7 mi (12 min)
Tourzel-Ronzières4.7 mi (13 min)
Saint-Germain-Lembron4.9 mi (13 min)
Issoire5.3 mi (13 min)

Things to see and do

The castle or Pantier Montpentier: fortified house of the late Middle Ages (fourteenth-fifteenth centuries).

The Church of St. Gal: Romanesque origin. Its uniqueness is certainly outside its octagonal bell tower topped by an arrow pierced polychrome tiles.

Near the church, one guesses building density, and the curve of the main street, this area of ​​the village was once fortified. Today a walk through the village is needed to better assess the quality of its rural architecture (wine growers' houses to outdoor steps, pigeon, etc.).

Customs: to the left of the church are the benches of the "rent", where the workers came to be placed for field work.

Weather

Tuesday 18 july
Min. 16°C - Max. 27°C
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Wednesday 19 july
Min. 12°C - Max. 31°C
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Thursday 20 july
Min. 15°C - Max. 32°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

A 2 km south, is the town that has Mareugheol in the town center a strong villagers : it forms an almost perfect square of 65 m square with four round towers at the corners.

In the same direction 2 km further, the castle of Villeneuve- Lembron was built in the late 15th century. It is built around a square courtyard with four towers at each corner and surrounded by moats. Amazing murals in the 15th and 16th centuries.

Continuing to 2 km south is visible the village of Chalus. The castle is reported from the 10th century and has an old cadastral chapel of Roman origin altered several times. At the foot of the hill towards Gignat is the Sainte-Madeleine chapel built in arkose and basalt. The winemaker tradition continues in this village ( Auvergne wine)

Still in the south to 6 km, the wine village of Boudes ( Auvergne Boudes wine coast ) has many features with its church classified historical monuments ( 12th century ) opening the " Quartier des Forts ". Furthermore it is possible to visit a territory that covers 27 ha, classified sensitive natural area by the General Council of Puy-de-Dôme, called " Valley of Saints," alternating a dry forest and training remarkable geological : fairy chimneys, circuses and multicolored cliffs. For this a 5.8 km circuit was built on which is also present a salty source.

10 km to the southwest, the village of Saint Gervazy has a 13th century castle that houses a museum of the horse toy.

Head south about 10 km, is the village of Vichel dominated by the peak of Montcelet the remarkable panorama, on top of which a tower ( remains of a fortress of the 9th and 10th centuries ) was restored.

Southeast side about ten kilometers from the top of the hill of Nonette, another breathtaking panorama offers an almost aerial view of the village and Lembron. In the village, the Horts park is home to several species of trees.

Besides churches and castles visible throughout the Lembron Community of Communes Val d'Allier are present numerous fountains and dovecotes or restored bread ovens. In this area where vines had and still has a recognized place, it is possible to contemplate typical winegrowers' houses.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Visit to a farm in Saint-Nectaire
Local flavoursFreeOrcival (20 mi)
Maiden two-seater paraglider flight from the top of Puy de Dôme
Sports sensations80 € Orcines (21 mi)
Maiden paraglider flight from the top of Puy-de-Dôme
Sports sensations80 € Orcines (21 mi)
Hiking with a donkey for the whole family
Nature and the great outdoors50 € Laval-sur-Doulon (21 mi)
Aeroparapente, paragliding at the top of Puy de Dôme
Sports sensations80 € to 150 € Orcines (21 mi)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Motorcycle Tour: Between gorges and puys
Motorbike itineraryIntermediate1h40Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise (11.8 mi)
Heritage Discovery Tour of Besse
HikeEasy20 minBesse-et-Saint-Anastaise (11.8 mi)
Path of discovery of the historical and natural heritage of the banks of the Couze Pavin
HikeEasy40 minBesse-et-Saint-Anastaise (11.8 mi)
Pavin Lake Tour
HikeIntermediate1h00Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise (14.1 mi)
Henriette's Trail
HikeEasy2h30Auzelles (17.5 mi)

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