Saint-Donat tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Donat: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Donat 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 45 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Saint-Donat is 378 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Parc des Volcans at 13 km and La Bourboule at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Donat, 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-Donat 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-Donat

Markets in and near Saint-Donat

  • La Bourboule: market Saturday (13km)
  • Mont-Dore: market Friday all day (14km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (17km)
  • Bort-les-Orgues: market Tuesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Murol: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Ussel: market Saturday (33km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (34km)
  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (41km)

More information about Saint-Donat, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Saint-Donat, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (37km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (25km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (28km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (35km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (42km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Cordès (26km)
  • Jardin de la Ganille (33km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (36km)
  • Verger de Déduit (37km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (39km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (42km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (42km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Puy de Sancy (10km)
  • Lac Pavin (13km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (16km)
  • Lac du Guery (18km)
  • Signal du Luguet (26km)
  • Puy Griou (43km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (44km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (40km)
  • Mozac (53km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (44km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Donat

Canton: Tour-d'Auvergne

Arrondissement: Issoire

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63680

Distance to Saint-Donat

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 378 km

from Calais: 613 km

from Nice: 410 km

from Bordeaux: 268 km

from Strasbourg: 515 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chastreix, Picherande and Saint-Genes-Champespe.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Donat