Saint-Ignat tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Ignat: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Ignat is situated in the Puy-de-Dome department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the southern-centre of France at 21 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Saint-Ignat is 333 kilometres from Paris).

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!


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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Ignat

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)

More information about Saint-Ignat, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Saint-Ignat, France

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)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Ignat

Canton: Ennezat

Arrondissement: Riom

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

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