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Saint-Vincent tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Vincent in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Saint-Floret at 2 km from Saint-Vincent

Visit Saint-Vincent: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Floret at 2 km and Issoire at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 2 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Floret guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 9 km (direction east)

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

See Issoire guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

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

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

See Montpeyroux guide
Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Nectaire guide
 
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Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Murol

Murol

Castle at 15 km (direction west)

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

See Murol guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction east)

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

See Usson guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 19 km (direction east)

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle, are not...

See Sauxillanges guide
Billom

Billom

at 25 km (direction north-east)

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

See Billom guide
Mont-Dore

Mont-Dore

at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Mont-Dore guide
Auzon

Auzon

at 26 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Auzon guide
Blesle

Blesle

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction south), in the Haute-Loire department

There are a remarkable number of sites of interest in the small...

See Blesle guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 26 km (direction south)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 26 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Vincent

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Vincent

  • Champeix: market Friday (4km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (9km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (14km)
  • Murol: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (16km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (22km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (22km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (22km)
  • Aubiere: market Sunday (22km)

Hotels near Saint-Vincent

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Vincent, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (9km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (9km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (13km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (14km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (25km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (26km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (27km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (28km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (35km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (36km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (40km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (9km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (16km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (20km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (27km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (31km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac Pavin (20km)
  • Puy de Sancy (25km)
  • Lac du Guery (25km)
  • Signal du Luguet (27km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (29km)
  • Bois Noirs (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (34km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Vincent is in the southern-centre of France at 26 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Saint-Vincent is 372 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Vincent

Canton: Champeix

Arrondissement: Issoire

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63320

Distance to Saint-Vincent

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 372 km

from Calais: 608 km

from Nice: 386 km

from Bordeaux: 301 km

from Strasbourg: 486 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Antoingt, Chadeleuf, Champeix, Chassagne, Chidrac, Clemensat, Grandeyrolles, Meilhaud, Montaigut-le-Blanc, Neschers, Pardines, Perrier, Saint-Cirgues-sur-Couze, Saint-Floret, Solignat, Tourzel-Ronzieres and Vodable.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Vincent

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