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Saint-Jean-Saint-Gervais tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Auzon at 2 km from Saint-Jean-Saint-Gervais

Visit Saint-Jean-Saint-Gervais: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Auzon at 2 km and Usson at 13 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Jean-Saint-Gervais, 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-Saint-Gervais in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Auzon

Auzon

at 2 km (direction south-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Auzon guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Usson guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 13 km (direction south), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Brioude guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 15 km (direction south)

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

See Sauxillanges guide
 
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Issoire

Issoire

at 18 km (direction north-west)

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

See Issoire guide
Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Lavaudieu guide
Blesle

Blesle

Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Blesle guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

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

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

See Saint-Floret guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction north-west)

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

See Montpeyroux guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 27 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Ambert

Ambert

at 32 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Ambert guide
Billom

Billom

at 34 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Billom guide
Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

It is the impressive roman architecture of the Church...

See Saint-Nectaire guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide

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

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Markets in and near Saint-Jean-Saint-Gervais

  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (4km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (5km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (12km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (13km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (18km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (25km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (27km)
  • Arlanc: market Monday (27km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (27km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Jean-Saint-Gervais, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (16km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (41km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (5km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (13km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (17km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (19km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (36km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (47km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (47km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (18km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (38km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (41km)
  • Jardin de l’écomusée (44km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (24km)
  • Signal du Luguet (32km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (39km)
  • Lac Pavin (39km)
  • Puy de Sancy (46km)
  • Lac du Guery (49km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (23km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Jean-Saint-Gervais is in the southern-centre of France at 47 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jean-Saint-Gervais is 390 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Jean-Saint-Gervais

Canton: Jumeaux

Arrondissement: Issoire

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63570

Distance to Saint-Jean-Saint-Gervais

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 390 km

from Calais: 626 km

from Nice: 362 km

from Bordeaux: 317 km

from Strasbourg: 484 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auzon, Azerat, Brassac-les-Mines, Champagnat-le-Jeune, Esteil, Frugeres-les-Mines, Jumeaux, La Chapelle-sur-Usson, Saint-Hilaire, Saint-Martin-d'Ollieres, Sainte-Florine, Valz-sous-Chateauneuf, Vergongheon and Vezezoux.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Jean-Saint-Gervais

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