La Sauvetat tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Sauvetat in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Montpeyroux at 3 km from La Sauvetat

Visit La Sauvetat: highlights and tourist information

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La Sauvetat is situated in the Puy-de-Dome department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to La Sauvetat in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Montpeyroux at 3 km and Saint-Saturnin at 6 km.

La Sauvetat, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



Most Beautiful Village at 3 km (direction east-south-east)

Montpeyroux is a small village now listed among the 'most beautiful in...

See Montpeyroux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 6 km (direction west-north-west)

With ancient narrow streets, an imposing church and its position on the...

See Saint-Saturnin guide


Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction south-west)

The tiny village of Saint-Floret with its ruined castle and frescoes is...

See Saint-Floret guide


at 12 km (direction south-east)

Best known for its romanesque church, Issoire is a very pleasant and...

See Issoire guide


at 14 km (direction west-south-west)

It is the impressive roman architecture of the Church of St-Nectaire-le-Haut that...

See Saint-Nectaire guide


at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

It is the half-timbered houses and medieval gateways that provide the charm...

See Billom guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 17 km (direction north-north-west)

The basilica of Notre-Dame-du-Port in Clermont-Ferrand is one of the most important...

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide


at 17 km (direction north-north-west)

The Cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption, in sombre black lava stone, dominates the historic centre...

See Clermont-Ferrand guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

One of the least developed of the 'most beautiful villages in France'...

See Usson guide


Castle at 18 km (direction west-south-west)

The highlight of a visit to Murol is the Chateau de Murol...

See Murol guide


at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle, are not...

See Sauxillanges guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 22 km (direction north-west)

Puy-de-Dome is the most famous, and most accessible of the Auvergne volcanoes...

See Puy de Dome guide


at 26 km (direction west)

Orcival is home to one of the most important roman style churches...

See Orcival guide


at 27 km (direction north-north-west)

The interesting Abbey of Saint-Pierre in Mozac combines early roman elements and...

See Mozac guide

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Map of places to visit near La Sauvetat


Markets in and near La Sauvetat

  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (6km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (6km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (12km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (12km)
  • Aubiere: market Sunday (13km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Clermont-Ferrand: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Billom: market Monday (17km)
  • Chamalieres: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (17km)

More information about La Sauvetat, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near La Sauvetat, France

What to do at La Sauvetat? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting La Sauvetat.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (18km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (30km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (12km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (17km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (18km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (25km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (26km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (30km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (30km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (35km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (42km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (8km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (12km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (12km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (23km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (26km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac Pavin (27km)
  • Lac du Guery (27km)
  • Puy de Sancy (30km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (31km)
  • Signal du Luguet (36km)
  • Bois Noirs (38km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (43km)

Geography and distances

La Sauvetat is in the southern-centre of France at 17 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: La Sauvetat is 363 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Sauvetat

Canton: Veyre-Monton

Arrondissement: Clermont-Ferrand

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63730

Distance to La Sauvetat

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 363 km

from Calais: 599 km

from Nice: 389 km

from Bordeaux: 306 km

from Strasbourg: 477 km

Getting here

For driving distances to La Sauvetat from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Authezat, Chadeleuf, Champeix, Corent, Coudes, Le Crest, Les Martres-de-Veyre, Ludesse, Montaigut-le-Blanc, Montpeyroux, Neschers, Parent, Plauzat, Saint-Amant-Tallende, Saint-Maurice, Saint-Sandoux, Saint-Saturnin, Saint-Yvoine, Sauvagnat-Sainte-Marthe, Tallende and Veyre-Monton.

This page in French: Visiter La Sauvetat