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.

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-Saint-Gervais in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Auzon at 2 km and Usson at 13 km.

Saint-Jean-Saint-Gervais, France: places to visit and attractions

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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


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

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

See Usson guide


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

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

See Brioude guide


at 15 km (direction south)

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

See Sauxillanges guide


at 18 km (direction north-west)

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

See Issoire guide


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, and has...

See Lavaudieu guide


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

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

See Blesle guide


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

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

See Saint-Floret guide


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

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

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 abbey are the...

See La Chaise-Dieu guide


at 32 km (direction east-north-east)

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional Park of Livradois-Forez...

See Ambert guide


at 34 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Billom guide


at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Nectaire guide


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

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide

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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)

More information about Saint-Jean-Saint-Gervais, Auvergne

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)

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