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Saint-Eloy-les-Mines tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Charroux at 25 km from Saint-Eloy-les-Mines

Visit Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Charroux at 25 km and Montlucon at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Eloy-les-Mines, 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-Eloy-les-Mines in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Charroux

Charroux

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction east), in the Allier department

Charroux is a very quiet Auvergne village, unusual in...

See Charroux guide
Montlucon

Montlucon

at 27 km (direction north-west), in the Allier department

Periods of prosperity in the 12th, 15th and 19th centuries have...

See Montlucon guide
Volvic

Volvic

at 36 km (direction south-east)

One of the most famous bottled waters in the...

See Volvic guide
Riom

Riom

at 37 km (direction south-east)

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

See Riom guide
 
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Mozac

Mozac

at 37 km (direction south-east)

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

See Mozac guide
Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

at 39 km (direction east-north-east), in the Allier department

The quiet town of Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule lacks major monuments but merits a stroll...

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide
Herisson

Herisson

at 40 km (direction north-north-west), in the Allier department

The ruined castle and the historic centre along the...

See Herisson guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 44 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Puy de Dome guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 46 km (direction east), in the Allier department

The spa town of Vichy is best known for its...

See Vichy guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 46 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 47 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Souvigny

Souvigny

at 50 km (direction north-east), in the Allier department

The Priory Church of Saint-Peter and Saint-Paul with the...

See Souvigny guide
Culan

Culan

at 57 km (direction north-west), in the Cher department

The castle at Culan is one of the most interesting in the...

See Culan guide
Moulins

Moulins

at 59 km (direction north-east), in the Allier department

In the historic centre of Moulins it is the cathedral...

See Moulins guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Eloy-les-Mines

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Markets in and near Saint-Eloy-les-Mines

Market days in Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: market Saturday (0km)
  • Pionsat: market Friday (12km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (16km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (19km)
  • Bellenaves: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Montmarault: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Ebreuil: market Thursday (20km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (26km)
  • Gannat: market Saturday (29km)
  • Auzances: market Tuesday (30km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Eloy-les-Mines, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (32km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Neris-les-Bains (19km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (36km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (42km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Blanzat (41km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (43km)
  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (10km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (20km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Eloy-les-Mines is in the southern-centre of France at 46 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Saint-Eloy-les-Mines is 302 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Eloy-les-Mines

Canton: Montaigut

Arrondissement: Riom

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63700

Distance to Saint-Eloy-les-Mines

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 302 km

from Calais: 537 km

from Nice: 443 km

from Bordeaux: 304 km

from Strasbourg: 458 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Eloy-les-Mines from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ars-les-Favets, Buxieres-sous-Montaigut, Durmignat, Le Quartier, Montaigut, Moureuille and Youx.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Eloy-les-Mines

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