Saint-Germain-l'Herm tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Auzon at 15 km from Saint-Germain-l'Herm

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Saint-Germain-l'Herm is situated in the Puy-de-Dome department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Saint-Germain-l'Herm in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Auzon at 15 km and Sauxillanges at 16 km.

Saint-Germain-l'Herm, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Auzon

Auzon

at 15 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

The cobbled streets of Auzon wind up the hill from the river,...

See Auzon guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle, are not...

See Sauxillanges guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Usson guide
Ambert

Ambert

at 19 km (direction east-north-east)

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional Park of Livradois-Forez...

See Ambert guide
 
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La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 20 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

The church, cloisters and Danse Macabre fresco in the abbey are the...

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 22 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Brioude is most visited for the Basilica Saint-Julien, the largest romanesque church...

See Brioude guide
Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction south-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Lavaoudieu is listed among the most beautiful villages in France, and has...

See Lavaudieu guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Issoire guide
Olliergues

Olliergues

at 25 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Olliergues guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Montpeyroux guide
Allegre

Allegre

at 32 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

Be sure to climb to the castle above Allegre to see the...

See Allegre guide
Blesle

Blesle

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Blesle guide
Billom

Billom

at 33 km (direction north-west)

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

See Billom guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 33 km (direction north-west)

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

See Courpiere guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Germain-l'Herm

  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (12km)
  • Arlanc: market Monday (16km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (17km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (18km)
  • Ambert: market Thursday (19km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (20km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (22km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (24km)
  • Craponne-sur-Arzon: market Saturday & (28km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (28km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Germain-l'Herm, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (27km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (15km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (24km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (25km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (40km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (47km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (24km)
  • Jardin de l’écomusée (33km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (43km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (45km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (11km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (25km)
  • Signal du Luguet (45km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (35km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Germain-l'Herm is in the southern-centre of France at 50 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Saint-Germain-l'Herm is 388 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Germain-l'Herm

Canton: Saint-Germain-l'Herm

Arrondissement: Ambert

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63630

Distance to Saint-Germain-l'Herm

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 388 km

from Calais: 623 km

from Nice: 354 km

from Bordeaux: 330 km

from Strasbourg: 472 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Germain-l'Herm from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chambon-sur-Dolore, Fayet-Ronaye, Peslieres, Saint-Bonnet-le-Bourg, Saint-Genes-la-Tourette and Sainte-Catherine.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Germain-l'Herm

 
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