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Saint-Gal-sur-Sioule tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Gal-sur-Sioule in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Charroux at 14 km from Saint-Gal-sur-Sioule

Visit Saint-Gal-sur-Sioule: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Charroux at 14 km and Riom at 25 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Gal-sur-Sioule, 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-Gal-sur-Sioule in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Charroux

Charroux

Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction east-north-east), in the Allier department

Charroux is a very quiet Auvergne village, unusual in the 'village centre'...

See Charroux guide
Riom

Riom

at 25 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Riom guide
Volvic

Volvic

at 27 km (direction south)

One of the most famous bottled waters in the world is from...

See Volvic guide
Mozac

Mozac

at 27 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Mozac guide
 
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Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

at 31 km (direction 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
Vichy

Vichy

at 32 km (direction east), in the Allier department

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

See Vichy guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 37 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 37 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
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 38 km (direction south)

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

See Puy de Dome guide
Montlucon

Montlucon

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

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

See Montlucon guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

at 42 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateldon guide
Souvigny

Souvigny

at 49 km (direction north-north-east), in the Allier department

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

See Souvigny guide
Orcival

Orcival

at 49 km (direction south-south-west)

Orcival is home to one of the most important roman style churches...

See Orcival guide
Herisson

Herisson

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

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

See Herisson guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Gal-sur-Sioule

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Gal-sur-Sioule

  • Ebreuil: market Thursday (6km)
  • Bellenaves: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Gannat: market Saturday (14km)
  • Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: market Saturday (15km)
  • Montmarault: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Pionsat: market Friday (24km)
  • Riom: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (28km)
  • Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Bellerive-sur-Allier: market Saturday (31km)

Hotels near Saint-Gal-sur-Sioule

More information about Saint-Gal-sur-Sioule, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Saint-Gal-sur-Sioule, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (24km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (53km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Neris-les-Bains (33km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (24km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (29km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (29km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (32km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (8km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (23km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Gal-sur-Sioule is in the southern-centre of France at 37 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Saint-Gal-sur-Sioule is 309 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Gal-sur-Sioule

Canton: Menat

Arrondissement: Riom

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63440

Distance to Saint-Gal-sur-Sioule

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 309 km

from Calais: 545 km

from Nice: 429 km

from Bordeaux: 313 km

from Strasbourg: 451 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Gal-sur-Sioule from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chouvigny, Lalizolle, Marcillat, Nades, Pouzol, Saint-Quintin-sur-Sioule and Sussat.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Gal-sur-Sioule

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