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Saint-Herent tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Floret at 11 km from Saint-Herent

Visit Saint-Herent: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Floret at 11 km and Issoire at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Herent, 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-Herent in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saint-Floret guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 12 km (direction north-east)

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

See Issoire guide
Blesle

Blesle

Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction south), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Blesle guide
Usson

Usson

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

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

See Usson guide
 
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Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 18 km (direction north-west)

It is the impressive roman architecture of the Church of St-Nectaire-le-Haut that...

See Saint-Nectaire guide
Auzon

Auzon

at 19 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Auzon guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Montpeyroux guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Sauxillanges guide
Murol

Murol

Castle at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

The highlight of a visit to Murol is the Chateau de Murol...

See Murol guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 26 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Brioude guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

The Natural Regional Park of the Volcanoes is a beautiful region of...

See Parc des Volcans guide
Mont-Dore

Mont-Dore

at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

Mont-Dore is well placed to explore the scenic splendours of the area...

See Mont-Dore guide
Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

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

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

See Lavaudieu guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Herent

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Markets in and near Saint-Herent

  • Issoire: market Saturday (12km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (14km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (15km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (15km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (18km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Murol: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (22km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (26km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Herent, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (3km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (12km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (15km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (16km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (21km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (23km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (26km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (35km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (36km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (12km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (27km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (31km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (35km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal du Luguet (19km)
  • Lac Pavin (21km)
  • Puy de Sancy (27km)
  • Lac du Guery (31km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (34km)
  • Bois Noirs (39km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (54km)
  • Puy Griou (55km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (57km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (23km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Herent is in the southern-centre of France at 37 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Saint-Herent is 383 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Herent

Canton: Ardes

Arrondissement: Issoire

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63340

Distance to Saint-Herent

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 383 km

from Calais: 618 km

from Nice: 380 km

from Bordeaux: 300 km

from Strasbourg: 492 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Antoingt, Augnat, Bergonne, Boudes, Chalus, Chassagne, Collanges, Dauzat-sur-Vodable, Gignat, La Chapelle-Marcousse, Madriat, Mareugheol, Rentieres, Saint-Gervazy, Ternant-les-Eaux, Villeneuve-Lembron and Vodable.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Herent

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