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Saint-Jean-Des-Ollieres tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Billom at 11 km from Saint-Jean-Des-Ollieres

Visit Saint-Jean-Des-Ollieres: highlights and tourist information

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

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

Saint-Jean-Des-Ollieres, 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-Jean-Des-Ollieres in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 11 km (direction north-west)

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

See Billom guide


at 11 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Sauxillanges guide


at 15 km (direction north-east)

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

See Courpiere guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction south-west)

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

See Usson guide


at 16 km (direction east)

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

See Olliergues guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction west)

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

See Montpeyroux guide


at 18 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Issoire guide


at 25 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Thiers guide


at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Ambert guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Floret guide


at 29 km (direction south-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Auzon guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide


at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Jean-Des-Ollieres


Markets in and near Saint-Jean-Des-Ollieres

  • Billom: market Monday (12km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (15km)
  • Courpiere: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (18km)
  • Lezoux: market Saturday (21km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (21km)
  • Pont-du-Chateau: market Thursday (23km)
  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (25km)
  • Thiers: market Thursday & Saturday (25km)

More information about Saint-Jean-Des-Ollieres, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Saint-Jean-Des-Ollieres, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (15km)
  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (27km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (18km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (23km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (27km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (33km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (33km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (36km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (38km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (39km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (42km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (18km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (27km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (28km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (35km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (42km)
  • Jardin de l’écomusée (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (20km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (35km)
  • Lac Pavin (46km)
  • Signal du Luguet (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (48km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Jean-Des-Ollieres is in the southern-centre of France at 31 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jean-Des-Ollieres is 366 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Jean-Des-Ollieres

Canton: Saint-Dier-d'Auvergne

Arrondissement: Clermont-Ferrand

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63520

Distance to Saint-Jean-Des-Ollieres

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 366 km

from Calais: 601 km

from Nice: 372 km

from Bordeaux: 327 km

from Strasbourg: 462 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Jean-Des-Ollieres from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auzelles, Brousse, Estandeuil, Fayet-le-Chateau, Isserteaux, Saint-Dier-d'Auvergne and Sugeres.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Jean-Des-Ollieres

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