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Saint-Martin-la-Sauvete tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Olliergues at 28 km from Saint-Martin-la-Sauvete

Visit Saint-Martin-la-Sauvete: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Martin-la-Sauvete is situated in the Loire department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Olliergues at 28 km and Thiers at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Martin-la-Sauvete, 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-Martin-la-Sauvete in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 28 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Olliergues guide


at 29 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Thiers guide


at 31 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Courpiere guide


at 34 km (direction south-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Ambert guide


at 35 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The ancient city of Chateldon still retains an important part of its...

See Chateldon guide


at 47 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Billom guide


Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

As well as the pretty village itself, you can...

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide


at 51 km (direction west-north-west), in the Allier department

The spa town of Vichy is best known for its...

See Vichy guide


at 52 km (direction north-north-west), in the Allier department

The renaissance style Chateau de la Palice, its internal...

See Lapalisse guide


at 53 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle, are...

See Sauxillanges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 56 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Usson guide


at 57 km (direction south-east)

Originally an industrial town, regeneration of the Place Jean Jaures, the...

See Saint-Etienne guide


at 65 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Auzon guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Loire

Map of places to visit near Saint-Martin-la-Sauvete


Markets in and near Saint-Martin-la-Sauvete

  • Boen: market Thursday (12km)
  • Noiretable: market Saturday (12km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (20km)
  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Feurs: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Saint-Remy-sur-Durolle: market Sunday (26km)
  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (26km)
  • Montbrison: market Saturday (27km)
  • Thiers: market Thursday & Saturday (29km)
  • Courpiere: market Tuesday (31km)

More information about Saint-Martin-la-Sauvete, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Martin-la-Sauvete, France

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

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Ambert (34km)
  • Saint-Galmier (41km)
  • Charlieu (41km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (47km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (39km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (49km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (34km)
  • Bois Noirs (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Saint-Martin-la-Sauvete is in the eastern-center of France at 57 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Saint-Martin-la-Sauvete is 357 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Martin-la-Sauvete

Canton: Saint-Germain-Laval

Arrondissement: Roanne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42260

Distance to Saint-Martin-la-Sauvete

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 357 km

from Calais: 589 km

from Nice: 355 km

from Bordeaux: 369 km

from Strasbourg: 421 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Martin-la-Sauvete from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ailleux, Cezay, Grezolles, Jure, Lure, Nollieux, Saint-Julien-d'Oddes, Saint-Marcel-d'Urfe, Saint-Thurin and Souternon.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Martin-la-Sauvete

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