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Saint-Ignat tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Riom at 13 km from Saint-Ignat

Visit Saint-Ignat: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Riom at 13 km and Mozac at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

Riom

Riom

at 13 km (direction west)

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

See Riom guide
Mozac

Mozac

at 16 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mozac guide
Volvic

Volvic

at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Volvic guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateldon guide
 
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Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 21 km (direction south-west)

The basilica of Notre-Dame-du-Port in Clermont-Ferrand is one of...

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 21 km (direction south-west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Thiers guide
Billom

Billom

at 23 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Billom guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 26 km (direction north-east), in the Allier department

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

See Vichy guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Courpiere guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Puy de Dome guide
Charroux

Charroux

Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction north-north-west), in the Allier department

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

See Charroux guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

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

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Montpeyroux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Ignat

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Markets in and near Saint-Ignat

  • Maringues: market Monday (4km)
  • Riom: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Lezoux: market Saturday (13km)
  • Pont-du-Chateau: market Thursday (14km)
  • Gerzat: market Sunday (15km)
  • Puy-Guillaume: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Cebazat: market Thursday & Sunday (17km)
  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Gannat: market Saturday (21km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (21km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Ignat, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (24km)
  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (3km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (12km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (25km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (33km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (12km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (18km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (25km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (29km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (42km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (37km)
  • Lac du Guery (49km)
  • Bois Noirs (52km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (52km)
  • Puy de Sancy (57km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (63km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (50km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Ignat is in the southern-centre of France at 21 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Saint-Ignat is 333 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Ignat

Canton: Ennezat

Arrondissement: Riom

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63720

Distance to Saint-Ignat

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 333 km

from Calais: 569 km

from Nice: 400 km

from Bordeaux: 324 km

from Strasbourg: 449 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chappes, Ennezat, Entraigues, Maringues, Martres-sur-Morge, Saint-Andre-le-Coq, Saint-Laure, Sardon, Surat and Thuret.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Ignat

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