Saillant tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saillant in Puy-de-Dome

Visit Saillant: highlights and tourist information

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Saillant is situated in the Puy-de-Dome department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the southern-centre of France at 74 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Saillant is 396 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Ambert at 17 km and La Chaise-Dieu at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saillant, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Saillant in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Puy-de-Dome

Map of places to visit near Saillant

Markets in and near Saillant

  • Usson-en-Forez: market Sunday (8km)
  • Saint-Pal-de-Chalencon: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-le-Chateau: market Friday (12km)
  • Craponne-sur-Arzon: market Saturday & (15km)
  • Arlanc: market Monday (16km)
  • Ambert: market Thursday (17km)
  • Montbrison: market Saturday (21km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (23km)
  • Bas-en-Basset: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Sury-le-Comtal: market Wednesday (23km)

More information about Saillant, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Saillant, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saillant.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (48km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Ambert (17km)
  • Saint-Galmier (35km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (47km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (34km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (45km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (45km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (8km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (9km)
  • Bois Noirs (23km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saillant

Canton: Viverols

Arrondissement: Ambert

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63840

Distance to Saillant

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 74 km

from Paris: 396 km

from Calais: 629 km

from Nice: 330 km

from Bordeaux: 359 km

from Strasbourg: 453 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Eglisolles, La Chapelle-en-Lafaye, La Chaulme, Saint-Clement-de-Valorgue, Saint-Romain and Viverols.

This page in French: Visiter Saillant