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Saillant tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Ambert at 17 km from Saillant

Visit Saillant: highlights and tourist information

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

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!

Ambert

Ambert

at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional Park of Livradois-Forez...

See Ambert guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 23 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

The church, cloisters and Danse Macabre fresco in the...

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Olliergues

Olliergues

at 32 km (direction north-west)

Olliergues is a small village with an unspoiled historic centre...

See Olliergues guide
Allegre

Allegre

at 33 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Be sure to climb to the castle above Allegre...

See Allegre guide
 
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Saint-Etienne

Saint-Etienne

at 37 km (direction east), in the Loire department

Originally an industrial town, regeneration of the Place Jean Jaures, the cathedral...

See Saint-Etienne guide
Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loire department

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez, now a 'most beautiful village in France' is...

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide
Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Lavaoudieu is listed among the most beautiful villages in France, and...

See Lavaudieu guide
Auzon

Auzon

at 43 km (direction west), in the Haute-Loire department

The cobbled streets of Auzon wind up the hill from the...

See Auzon guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 43 km (direction west)

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle, are...

See Sauxillanges guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 44 km (direction north-west)

Once home to Coco Chanel, Courpiere is a village...

See Courpiere guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 45 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Brioude is most visited for the Basilica Saint-Julien, the...

See Brioude guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction west)

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

See Usson guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 46 km (direction south), in the Haute-Loire department

The town of Le Puy-en-Velay is very interesting to visit and an...

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 53 km (direction north-west)

Not always considered a tourist destination, Thouars actually has...

See Thiers guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saillant

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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

What to do at Saillant? 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

 
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Geography and distances

Saillant is in the southern-centre of France at 74 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Saillant is 396 kilometres from Paris).

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

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