Saint-Babel tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Babel: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Babel 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 27 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Saint-Babel is 369 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Issoire at 7 km and Sauxillanges at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Babel, 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-Babel 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 Saint-Babel

Markets in and near Saint-Babel

  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (7km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (7km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (13km)
  • Billom: market Monday (15km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (18km)
  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (21km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (21km)
  • Aubiere: market Sunday (22km)
  • Pont-du-Chateau: market Thursday (23km)

More information about Saint-Babel, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Saint-Babel, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (16km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (25km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (7km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (17km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (18km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (25km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (27km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (33km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (34km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (35km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (37km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (37km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (7km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (19km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (21km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (31km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (27km)
  • Lac Pavin (34km)
  • Lac du Guery (37km)
  • Signal du Luguet (38km)
  • Puy de Sancy (39km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (41km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (39km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Babel

Canton: Issoire

Arrondissement: Issoire

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

Postcode: 63500

Distance to Saint-Babel

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 369 km

from Calais: 605 km

from Nice: 378 km

from Bordeaux: 315 km

from Strasbourg: 473 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aulhat-Saint-Privat, Brenat, Flat, Issoire, Manglieu, Orbeil, Parent, Pignols, Saint-Yvoine, Salledes, Sauxillanges, Vic-le-Comte and Yronde-et-Buron.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Babel