Saint-Flour tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Flour: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Flour 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 34 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Saint-Flour is 361 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Courpiere at 6 km and Olliergues at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Flour, 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-Flour 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-Flour

Markets in and near Saint-Flour

  • Courpiere: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Billom: market Monday (13km)
  • Lezoux: market Saturday (16km)
  • Thiers: market Thursday & Saturday (17km)
  • Saint-Remy-sur-Durolle: market Sunday (21km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (21km)
  • Pont-du-Chateau: market Thursday (22km)
  • Noiretable: market Saturday (24km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (24km)
  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (25km)

More information about Saint-Flour, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Saint-Flour, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (7km)
  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (36km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (27km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (30km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (31km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (32km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (36km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (37km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (43km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (27km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (31km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (32km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (36km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (36km)
  • Jardin de l’écomusée (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (22km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (34km)
  • Signal du Luguet (58km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Flour

Canton: Saint-Dier-d'Auvergne

Arrondissement: Clermont-Ferrand

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63520

Distance to Saint-Flour

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 361 km

from Calais: 595 km

from Nice: 372 km

from Bordeaux: 333 km

from Strasbourg: 453 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bongheat, Courpiere, Domaize, Estandeuil, Mauzun, Neuville, Saint-Dier-d'Auvergne, Sauviat, Sermentizon, Tours-sur-Meymont and Trezioux.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Flour