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Saint-Ours tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Puy de Dome at 10 km from Saint-Ours

Visit Saint-Ours: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Puy de Dome at 10 km and Volvic at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Ours, 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-Ours in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 10 km (direction south-east)

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

See Puy de Dome guide


at 12 km (direction east)

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

See Volvic guide


at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Mozac guide


at 17 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 17 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 18 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Riom guide


at 19 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Orcival guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide


Castle at 30 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Murol guide


at 31 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint-Nectaire guide


at 31 km (direction south-south-west)

Mont-Dore is well placed to explore the scenic splendours of the...

See Mont-Dore guide
La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 31 km (direction south-south-west)

La Bourboule is one of the most impressive of the...

See La Bourboule guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction south-east)

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

See Montpeyroux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Floret guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Ours


Markets in and near Saint-Ours

  • Chamalieres: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (16km)
  • Cebazat: market Thursday & Sunday (16km)
  • Clermont-Ferrand: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Riom: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Gerzat: market Sunday (20km)
  • Aubiere: market Sunday (20km)
  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (27km)
  • Pont-du-Chateau: market Thursday (28km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (30km)

More information about Saint-Ours, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Saint-Ours, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (47km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (15km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (16km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (18km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (19km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (26km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (27km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (44km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Blanzat (15km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (19km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (21km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (23km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (41km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (44km)
  • Jardin de la Ganille (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac du Guery (27km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (28km)
  • Puy de Sancy (36km)
  • Forêt des Colettes (37km)
  • Lac Pavin (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Saint-Ours is in the southern-centre of France at 17 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Saint-Ours is 337 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Ours

Canton: Pontgibaud

Arrondissement: Riom

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63230

Distance to Saint-Ours

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 337 km

from Calais: 572 km

from Nice: 420 km

from Bordeaux: 293 km

from Strasbourg: 476 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bromont-Lamothe, Chapdes-Beaufort, Pontgibaud, Pulverieres and Saint-Pierre-le-Chastel.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Ours

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