Saint-Saturnin tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Saturnin in Puy-de-Dome

Visit Saint-Saturnin: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: With ancient narrow streets, an imposing church and its position on the side of a steep valley Saint-Saturnin is among our favourite Auvergne villages

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Saint-Saturnin. For detailed visitor information see the Saint-Saturnin travel guide.

Saint-Saturnin is situated in the Puy-de-Dome department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the southern-centre of France at 14 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Saint-Saturnin is 360 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Saint-Saturnin include "most beautiful village".

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Nectaire at 11 km and Saint-Floret at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Saturnin

Markets in and near Saint-Saturnin

  • Champeix: market Friday (8km)
  • Aubiere: market Sunday (10km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (11km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (12km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (13km)
  • Chamalieres: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (13km)
  • Clermont-Ferrand: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Murol: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (18km)

More information about Saint-Saturnin, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Saint-Saturnin, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (22km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (34km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (1km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (12km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (18km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (20km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (28km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (30km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (30km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (38km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (47km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (4km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (8km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (18km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (19km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (19km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac du Guery (21km)
  • Lac Pavin (24km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (25km)
  • Puy de Sancy (26km)
  • Signal du Luguet (37km)
  • Bois Noirs (45km)

Towns of Art and history

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Saturnin

Canton: Saint-Amant-Tallende

Arrondissement: Clermont-Ferrand

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63450

Distance to Saint-Saturnin

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 360 km

from Calais: 595 km

from Nice: 395 km

from Bordeaux: 301 km

from Strasbourg: 479 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chanonat, Cournols, La Roche-Blanche, La Sauvetat, Le Crest, Ludesse, Olloix, Plauzat, Saint-Amant-Tallende, Saint-Sandoux, Tallende and Veyre-Monton.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Saturnin