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Saint-Romain tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Ambert at 14 km from Saint-Romain

Visit Saint-Romain: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Ambert at 14 km and La Chaise-Dieu at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

Ambert

Ambert

at 14 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Ambert guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 24 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

The church, cloisters and Danse Macabre fresco in the abbey...

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Olliergues

Olliergues

at 29 km (direction north-west)

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

See Olliergues guide
Allegre

Allegre

at 35 km (direction south-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Be sure to climb to the castle above Allegre to see the...

See Allegre guide
 
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Saint-Etienne

Saint-Etienne

at 39 km (direction east), in the Loire department

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

See Saint-Etienne guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 41 km (direction north-west)

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

See Courpiere guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 41 km (direction west)

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

See Sauxillanges guide
Auzon

Auzon

at 42 km (direction west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Auzon guide
Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Lavaoudieu is listed among the most beautiful villages in...

See Lavaudieu guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction west)

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

See Usson guide
Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction east-south-east), in the Loire department

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez, now a 'most beautiful village in France' is unusual because it...

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 45 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Brioude guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 49 km (direction north-west)

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

See Thiers guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 50 km (direction south), in the Haute-Loire department

The town of Le Puy-en-Velay is very interesting to...

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Romain

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Markets in and near Saint-Romain

  • Usson-en-Forez: market Sunday (12km)
  • Ambert: market Thursday (14km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-le-Chateau: market Friday (15km)
  • Saint-Pal-de-Chalencon: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Arlanc: market Monday (16km)
  • Craponne-sur-Arzon: market Saturday & (18km)
  • Montbrison: market Saturday (19km)
  • Sury-le-Comtal: market Wednesday (23km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (24km)
  • Bas-en-Basset: market Wednesday (26km)

More information about Saint-Romain, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Saint-Romain, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Ambert (14km)
  • Saint-Galmier (35km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (47km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (37km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (43km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (46km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (12km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (6km)
  • Bois Noirs (21km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Romain is in the southern-centre of France at 71 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Saint-Romain is 392 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Romain

Canton: Saint-Anthème

Arrondissement: Ambert

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63660

Distance to Saint-Romain

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 71 km

from Paris: 392 km

from Calais: 626 km

from Nice: 333 km

from Bordeaux: 358 km

from Strasbourg: 451 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baffie, Eglisolles, La Chaulme, Saillant, Saint-Antheme, Saint-Clement-de-Valorgue and Viverols.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Romain

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