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Saint-Victor-la-Riviere tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Murol at 3 km from Saint-Victor-la-Riviere

Visit Saint-Victor-la-Riviere: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Murol at 3 km and Saint-Nectaire at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Victor-la-Riviere, 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-Victor-la-Riviere in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



Castle at 3 km (direction )

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

See Murol guide


at 6 km (direction east-north-east)

It is the impressive roman architecture of the Church of St-Nectaire-le-Haut that...

See Saint-Nectaire guide


at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mont-Dore guide


Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Floret guide
La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See La Bourboule guide


at 17 km (direction north-west)

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

See Orcival guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 22 km (direction south-west)

The Natural Regional Park of the Volcanoes is a beautiful region of...

See Parc des Volcans guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Montpeyroux guide


at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Issoire guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Puy de Dome guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 28 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide


at 28 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction 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-Victor-la-Riviere


Markets in and near Saint-Victor-la-Riviere

  • Murol: market Wednesday (3km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (4km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (6km)
  • Mont-Dore: market Friday all day (11km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (15km)
  • La Bourboule: market Saturday (16km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (24km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (26km)
  • Aubiere: market Sunday (26km)
  • Chamalieres: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (27km)

More information about Saint-Victor-la-Riviere, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Saint-Victor-la-Riviere, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (21km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (50km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (6km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (16km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (25km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (30km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (31km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (33km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (42km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (45km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (46km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Cordès (17km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (20km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (24km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (24km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (33km)
  • Verger de Déduit (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac Pavin (7km)
  • Puy de Sancy (10km)
  • Lac du Guery (12km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (15km)
  • Signal du Luguet (24km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Mozac (38km)
  • Marsat (38km)
  • Riom (40km)
  • Salins (58km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (39km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Victor-la-Riviere is in the southern-centre of France at 28 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Saint-Victor-la-Riviere is 370 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Victor-la-Riviere

Canton: Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise

Arrondissement: Issoire

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63790

Distance to Saint-Victor-la-Riviere

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 370 km

from Calais: 606 km

from Nice: 399 km

from Bordeaux: 287 km

from Strasbourg: 496 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Victor-la-Riviere from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise, Chambon-sur-Lac, Murol, Saint-Nectaire and Saint-Pierre-Colamine.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Victor-la-Riviere

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