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Saint-Avit tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Avit in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Aubusson at 29 km from Saint-Avit

Visit Saint-Avit: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubusson at 29 km and Orcival at 33 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Avit, 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 Saint-Avit in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 29 km (direction west-north-west), in the Creuse department

Aubusson is world famous for the rugs that have been produced...

See Aubusson guide


at 33 km (direction east-south-east)

Orcival is home to one of the most important...

See Orcival guide
La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 36 km (direction south-east)

La Bourboule is one of the most impressive of...

See La Bourboule guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Puy de Dome guide


at 40 km (direction south-east)

Mont-Dore is well placed to explore the scenic splendours...

See Mont-Dore guide


at 40 km (direction east)

One of the most famous bottled waters in the world is from...

See Volvic guide


at 44 km (direction east)

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

See Mozac guide


at 45 km (direction east)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 45 km (direction east)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide


at 46 km (direction east)

The quiet regional town of Riom has several monuments of...

See Riom guide


Castle at 46 km (direction south-east)

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

See Murol guide


at 46 km (direction south-west), in the Correze department

Saint-Angel is a very small village but also a pleasant diversion when...

See Saint-Angel guide


at 47 km (direction south-west), in the Correze department

Meymac should be beter known to tourists - the stone buildings...

See Meymac guide
Chateau de Val

Chateau de Val

Castle at 48 km (direction south), in the Cantal department

The Chateau de Val is an impressive medieval castle...

See Chateau de Val guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Avit


Markets in and near Saint-Avit

  • Auzances: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Felletin: market Friday (27km)
  • Aubusson: market Saturday (29km)
  • Pionsat: market Friday (30km)
  • La Bourboule: market Saturday (36km)
  • Ussel: market Saturday (40km)
  • Mont-Dore: market Friday all day (40km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (40km)
  • Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: market Saturday (40km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (44km)

More information about Saint-Avit, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Saint-Avit, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Millevaches en Limousin (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (43km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (46km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Cordès (33km)
  • Jardin de la Ganille (39km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (43km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (48km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Banne d'Ordanche (35km)
  • Lac du Guery (37km)
  • Puy de Sancy (44km)
  • Forêt des Colettes (48km)
  • Lac Pavin (51km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Marsat (43km)
  • Mozac (44km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Gouzon (42km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Avit is in the southern-centre of France at 45 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Saint-Avit is 332 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Avit

Canton: Pontaumur

Arrondissement: Riom

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63380

Distance to Saint-Avit

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 332 km

from Calais: 567 km

from Nice: 445 km

from Bordeaux: 268 km

from Strasbourg: 497 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Avit from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Celle, Merinchal, Saint-Etienne-Des-Champs and Tralaigues.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Avit

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