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Saint-Maurice-Pres-Pionsat tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Montlucon at 31 km from Saint-Maurice-Pres-Pionsat

Visit Saint-Maurice-Pres-Pionsat: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Maurice-Pres-Pionsat is situated in the Puy-de-Dome department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Montlucon at 31 km and Aubusson at 36 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Maurice-Pres-Pionsat, 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-Maurice-Pres-Pionsat in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 31 km (direction ), in the Allier department

Periods of prosperity in the 12th, 15th and 19th centuries have...

See Montlucon guide


at 36 km (direction west-south-west), in the Creuse department

Aubusson is world famous for the rugs that have...

See Aubusson guide


at 40 km (direction east-south-east)

One of the most famous bottled waters in the world is from...

See Volvic guide


at 43 km (direction east-south-east)

The interesting Abbey of Saint-Pierre in Mozac combines early roman...

See Mozac guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 43 km (direction south-east)

Puy-de-Dome is the most famous, and most accessible of the Auvergne...

See Puy de Dome guide


at 44 km (direction east-south-east)

The quiet regional town of Riom has several monuments of...

See Riom guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction east-north-east), in the Allier department

Charroux is a very quiet Auvergne village, unusual in the 'village centre'...

See Charroux guide


at 46 km (direction south-south-east)

Orcival is home to one of the most important roman style...

See Orcival guide


at 49 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 49 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide


at 50 km (direction north-north-east), in the Allier department

The ruined castle and the historic centre along the banks of the...

See Herisson guide


Most Beautiful Village at 59 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide


Most Beautiful Village at 68 km (direction south-east)

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

See Montpeyroux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Maurice-Pres-Pionsat


Markets in and near Saint-Maurice-Pres-Pionsat

  • Pionsat: market Friday (9km)
  • Auzances: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: market Saturday (21km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (25km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (27km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (30km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (33km)
  • Aubusson: market Saturday (36km)
  • Ebreuil: market Thursday (38km)
  • Felletin: market Friday (39km)

More information about Saint-Maurice-Pres-Pionsat, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Saint-Maurice-Pres-Pionsat, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Millevaches en Limousin (63km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (44km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (48km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (43km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (45km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (46km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (54km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (30km)
  • Pierres Jaumetres (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Gouzon (31km)
  • Montmarault (39km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Maurice-Pres-Pionsat is in the southern-centre of France at 49 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Saint-Maurice-Pres-Pionsat is 311 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Maurice-Pres-Pionsat

Canton: Pionsat

Arrondissement: Riom

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63330

Distance to Saint-Maurice-Pres-Pionsat

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 311 km

from Calais: 546 km

from Nice: 452 km

from Bordeaux: 283 km

from Strasbourg: 478 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Maurice-Pres-Pionsat from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bussieres, Charron, Chateau-sur-Cher, Roche-d'Agoux, Saint-Hilaire and Vergheas.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Maurice-Pres-Pionsat

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