Saint-Floret tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Floret in Puy-de-Dome

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'

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.

Saint-Floret 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 26 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Saint-Floret is 372 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Floret

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

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)

Geography and distances

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