Saint-Jean-en-Val tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Usson at 1 km from Saint-Jean-en-Val

Visit Saint-Jean-en-Val: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Saint-Jean-en-Val in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Usson at 1 km and Sauxillanges at 4 km.

Saint-Jean-en-Val, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 1 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Usson guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 4 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Sauxillanges guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 9 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Issoire guide
Auzon

Auzon

at 14 km (direction south), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Auzon guide
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Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction north-west)

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

See Montpeyroux guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction west)

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

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Billom

Billom

at 22 km (direction west)

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

See Billom guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 25 km (direction south), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Brioude guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Blesle

Blesle

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Blesle guide
Olliergues

Olliergues

at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Olliergues guide
Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 28 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Nectaire guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 30 km (direction north-east)

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

See Courpiere guide
Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Lavaudieu guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Jean-en-Val

  • Issoire: market Saturday (9km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (13km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (13km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (16km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (19km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (22km)
  • Billom: market Monday (23km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (26km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (27km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (29km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Jean-en-Val, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (14km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (30km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (9km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (25km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (26km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (27km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (28km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (31km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (36km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (44km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (44km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (9km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (28km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (30km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (41km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (22km)
  • Signal du Luguet (35km)
  • Lac Pavin (36km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (38km)
  • Puy de Sancy (42km)
  • Lac du Guery (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (32km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Jean-en-Val is in the southern-centre of France at 36 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jean-en-Val is 378 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Jean-en-Val

Canton: Sauxillanges

Arrondissement: Issoire

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63490

Distance to Saint-Jean-en-Val

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 378 km

from Calais: 614 km

from Nice: 370 km

from Bordeaux: 317 km

from Strasbourg: 476 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aulhat-Saint-Privat, Bansat, Brenat, Egliseneuve-Des-Liards, Flat, Lamontgie, Les Pradeaux, Nonette, Orsonnette, Parentignat, Saint-Etienne-sur-Usson, Saint-Martin-Des-Plains, Saint-Remy-de-Chargnat, Sauxillanges, Usson and Varennes-sur-Usson.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Jean-en-Val

 
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