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Saint-Hilaire tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Auzon at 5 km from Saint-Hilaire

Visit Saint-Hilaire: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Hilaire is situated in the Haute-Loire department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Auzon at 5 km and Brioude at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

Auzon

Auzon

at 5 km (direction west)

The cobbled streets of Auzon wind up the hill...

See Auzon guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 11 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Brioude guide
Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction south)

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

See Lavaudieu guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction north-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Usson guide
 
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Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 20 km (direction north-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Sauxillanges guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Blesle

Blesle

Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

There are a remarkable number of sites of interest...

See Blesle guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 23 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Issoire guide
Allegre

Allegre

at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Allegre guide
Ambert

Ambert

at 30 km (direction east-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Ambert guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Saint-Floret guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Montpeyroux guide
Olliergues

Olliergues

at 36 km (direction north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Olliergues guide
Billom

Billom

at 38 km (direction north-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Billom guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Hilaire

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Hilaire

  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (6km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (9km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (10km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (11km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (20km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (21km)
  • Arlanc: market Monday (23km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (23km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Allegre: market Wednesday (30km)

More information about Saint-Hilaire, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Saint-Hilaire, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (22km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (11km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (11km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (14km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (38km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (41km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (23km)
  • Jardin de l’écomusée (39km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (44km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (23km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (36km)
  • Signal du Luguet (36km)
  • Lac Pavin (45km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (24km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Hilaire is in the southern-centre of France at 51 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Saint-Hilaire is 395 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Hilaire

Canton: Auzon

Arrondissement: Brioude

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43390

Distance to Saint-Hilaire

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 395 km

from Calais: 630 km

from Nice: 356 km

from Bordeaux: 321 km

from Strasbourg: 483 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Agnat, Auzon, Azerat, Champagnac-le-Vieux, Chassignolles, Cohade, Saint-Jean-Saint-Gervais, Saint-Martin-d'Ollieres and Valz-sous-Chateauneuf.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Hilaire

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