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Saint-Floret tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Floret: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The tiny village of Saint-Floret with its ruined castle and frescoes is now listed among the 'most beautiful in France'

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

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Saint-Floret. For detailed visitor information see the Saint-Floret travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Montpeyroux at 11 km and Issoire at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 9 km (direction west-north-west)

It is the impressive roman architecture of the Church of St-Nectaire-le-Haut that...

See Saint-Nectaire guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction north-east)

Montpeyroux is a small village now listed among the 'most beautiful in...

See Montpeyroux guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 11 km (direction east)

Best known for its romanesque church, Issoire is a very pleasant...

See Issoire guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction east)

With ancient narrow streets, an imposing church and its position on the...

See Saint-Saturnin guide
 
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Murol

Murol

Castle at 13 km (direction west)

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

See Murol guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Usson guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Sauxillanges guide
Mont-Dore

Mont-Dore

at 23 km (direction west)

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

See Mont-Dore guide
Orcival

Orcival

at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Orcival guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Billom

Billom

at 26 km (direction north-east)

It is the half-timbered houses and medieval gateways that...

See Billom guide
Blesle

Blesle

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

There are a remarkable number of sites of interest in the...

See Blesle guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 27 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Puy de Dome guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Floret

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Floret

  • Champeix: market Friday (4km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (10km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (11km)
  • Murol: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (14km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (15km)
  • Aubiere: market Sunday (22km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (22km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (23km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (23km)

More information about Saint-Floret, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Saint-Floret, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (10km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (11km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (12km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (12km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (24km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (26km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (27km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (27km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (36km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (37km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (40km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (11km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (16km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (20km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (25km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (31km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac Pavin (18km)
  • Puy de Sancy (23km)
  • Lac du Guery (23km)
  • Signal du Luguet (26km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (27km)
  • Bois Noirs (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (34km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Floret is in the southern-centre of France at 26 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Saint-Floret is 372 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Floret

Canton: Champeix

Arrondissement: Issoire

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63320

Distance to Saint-Floret

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 372 km

from Calais: 607 km

from Nice: 388 km

from Bordeaux: 299 km

from Strasbourg: 487 km

Getting here

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

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Antoingt, Chadeleuf, Champeix, Chassagne, Chidrac, Clemensat, Courgoul, Creste, Grandeyrolles, Meilhaud, Montaigut-le-Blanc, Neschers, Pardines, Saint-Cirgues-sur-Couze, Saint-Vincent, Saurier, Solignat, Tourzel-Ronzieres, Verrieres and Vodable.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Floret

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