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Saint-Saturnin tourism and travel guide

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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

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

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.

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 sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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!

Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Montpeyroux guide
Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 11 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Nectaire guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction south)

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

See Saint-Floret guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 14 km (direction south)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
 
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Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 14 km (direction south)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Murol

Murol

Castle at 14 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Murol guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 16 km (direction north-west)

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

See Puy de Dome guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 18 km (direction south-east)

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

See Issoire guide
Orcival

Orcival

at 19 km (direction west)

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

See Orcival guide
Billom

Billom

at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Billom guide
Mont-Dore

Mont-Dore

at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mont-Dore guide
Mozac

Mozac

at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mozac guide
Volvic

Volvic

at 24 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Volvic guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Usson guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Saturnin

 
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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

What to do at Saint-Saturnin? 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

 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Saturnin is in the southern-centre of France at 14 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Saint-Saturnin is 360 kilometres from Paris).

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

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