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Saint-Flour tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Flour in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Courpiere at 6 km from Saint-Flour

Visit Saint-Flour: highlights and tourist information

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

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.

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!

Courpiere

Courpiere

at 6 km (direction north-east)

Once home to Coco Chanel, Courpiere is a village in the Livradois-Forez...

See Courpiere guide
Olliergues

Olliergues

at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

Olliergues is a small village with an unspoiled historic centre in...

See Olliergues guide
Billom

Billom

at 13 km (direction west)

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

See Billom guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 17 km (direction north-north-east)

Not always considered a tourist destination, Thouars actually has a facscinating historical...

See Thiers guide
 
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Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 20 km (direction south-west)

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

See Sauxillanges guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction south-west)

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

See Usson guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Montpeyroux guide
Ambert

Ambert

at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional Park...

See Ambert guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Issoire guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

The ancient city of Chateldon still retains an important part of its...

See Chateldon guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 33 km (direction 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 34 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction west-south-west)

The tiny village of Saint-Floret with its ruined castle and frescoes...

See Saint-Floret guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Flour

 
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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

What to do at Saint-Flour? 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

 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Flour is in the southern-centre of France at 34 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Saint-Flour is 361 kilometres from Paris).

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

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