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Saint-Maurice tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Montpeyroux at 6 km from Saint-Maurice

Visit Saint-Maurice: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Montpeyroux at 6 km and Billom at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Maurice, 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 in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 6 km (direction south-west)

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

See Montpeyroux guide
Billom

Billom

at 9 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Billom guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 14 km (direction south)

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

See Issoire guide
 
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Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Floret guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 17 km (direction south-east)

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

See Sauxillanges guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 17 km (direction north-west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 17 km (direction north-west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction south-east)

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

See Usson guide
Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Nectaire guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Puy de Dome guide
Murol

Murol

Castle at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

The highlight of a visit to Murol is the...

See Murol guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Courpiere guide
Mozac

Mozac

at 26 km (direction north-west)

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

See Mozac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Maurice

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Markets in and near Saint-Maurice

  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (3km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (8km)
  • Billom: market Monday (10km)
  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (13km)
  • Aubiere: market Sunday (13km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (14km)
  • Pont-du-Chateau: market Thursday (14km)
  • Clermont-Ferrand: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Chamalieres: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (18km)

More information about Saint-Maurice, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Saint-Maurice, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (22km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (23km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (14km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (18km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (22km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (26km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (26km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (28km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (31km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (40km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (43km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (11km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (13km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (14km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (22km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (31km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac du Guery (33km)
  • Lac Pavin (34km)
  • Bois Noirs (35km)
  • Puy de Sancy (37km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (37km)
  • Signal du Luguet (42km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Maurice is in the southern-centre of France at 17 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Saint-Maurice is 360 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Maurice

Canton: Vic-le-Comte

Arrondissement: Clermont-Ferrand

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63270

Distance to Saint-Maurice

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 360 km

from Calais: 596 km

from Nice: 386 km

from Bordeaux: 313 km

from Strasbourg: 470 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Authezat, Busseol, Corent, La Roche-Noire, La Sauvetat, Laps, Le Cendre, Les Martres-de-Veyre, Mirefleurs, Montpeyroux, Orcet, Parent, Pignols, Saint-Georges-sur-Allier, Saint-Julien-de-Coppel and Vic-le-Comte.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Maurice

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