Where to stay around Riom?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 99 holiday lettings near Riom. From 42 apartments to 25 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Riom for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Riom?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Riom:

  • Montjuzet: 26 holiday homes
  • Sablon - Trudaine: 29 holiday homes
  • La Glacière: 21 holiday homes
  • Vallières: 18 holiday homes
  • La Gare: 16 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Riom?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Riom. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Musee Regional d'Auvergne: 197 holiday lettings
  • Riom-Chatel-Guyon Station: 196 holiday lettings
  • Musee Mandet: 198 holiday lettings
  • Church of Notre-Dame-du-Marthuret: 199 holiday lettings
  • Puy de Dome: 759 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Riom listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent apartments in Riom?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 42 apartments in Riom. Our other popular types of Riom holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 25 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 10 self catering accommodations
  • Mobile homes: 4 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including villas and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Riom?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 11 holiday homes with pool available in Riom. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a self catering cottage or holiday rental in the Riom area, Auvergne your home away from home

    The ancient town of Riom was once the capital of the Auvergne province and the seat of the Dukes of Auvergne. It has many attractive Renaissance buildings, including some made of lava rock from the surrounding area. Situated 16 km north of Clermont-Ferrand, it is surrounded by volcanic peaks, still with their calderas intact. The highest is the Puy-de-Dome close by.

    Things to Do in the Riom Area, Auvergne

    Visit the War Memorial: The cemetery in Riom has a most unusual war memorial, remembering those who were shot as pacifists. It makes an interesting and thought-provoking historical attraction.

    Explore the Volcanoes: Explore the countryside around your Riom holiday home including the dramatic “Chaine des Puys” extinct volcanoes. Many of the high peaks still have their craters intact, making it easy to see how the rocky landscape was formed. The high point is the “Puy de Dome” which is topped with antennas. The Parc des Volcans is the largest regional national park in France.

    Outdoor Activities: The quiet lanes around the Riom area are ideal for country rambles, hiking, horseback riding, cycling and nature spotting. Go fishing, swimming and sailing on Lake Feyt and Lake Auriac and in the winter, enjoy skiing and winter sports.

    Places to Visit Around the Riom Area, Auvergne

    Volvic: This spa town is world famous for its bottled water but it is well worth visiting for its attractive scenery too. Take a tour of the Volvic water bottling company then visit the old quarries known as the “Maison de la Pierre”. The ruins of the old Chateau de Tournoel make a dramatic backdrop to the town.

    Thiers: Thiers is famous as the home of Sabatier knives, favoured by chefs worldwide. Situated beside the rushing River Durolle which once powered the grinding wheels, the city has interesting medieval architecture. The old town has many merchant houses dating back to the 14th century with half-timbered facades. The town’s historic churches are also worth exploring.

    Clermont-Ferrand: Clermont-Ferrand is a sizeable city in the Massif Central region of France just 15 km from Riom holiday rentals. Surrounded by a chain of extinct volcanoes, it has some impressive mountain scenery. Its main claim to fame is as the birthplace of Michelin tyres. Each year it hosts an international short film festival in the summer.

    Weather in the Riom Area, Auvergne

    Holiday homes in the Riom area enjoy temperatures averaging 24°C (75°F) in the sunny summer months with some showers. Winters are chilly with snow on high ground.

    Travel to the Riom Area, Auvergne

    The nearest airport to holiday homes in the Riom area is the Clermont Ferrand (CFE) Airport which has regular budget flights from most major European cities. It is about 16 km away. There are also regular train connections between Paris and Clermont-Ferrand making the Riom area very easy to reach.

    Attractions in and around Riom

    First time in Riom and looking for things to do? Don't miss landmarks such as Church of Notre-Dame-du-Marthuret, and unique cultural highlights such as Musee Mandet and Musee Regional d'Auvergne. To appreciate the outdoor scene, make time for green spaces such as Puy de Pariou and Puy de Dome. Also consider a visit to the region's top places to see such as Clermont-Ferrand Cathedral and Place de Jaude.