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Sainte-Agathe tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sainte-Agathe in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Thiers at 6 km from Sainte-Agathe

Visit Sainte-Agathe: highlights and tourist information

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Sainte-Agathe is situated in the Puy-de-Dome department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Thiers at 6 km and Courpiere at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sainte-Agathe, 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 Sainte-Agathe in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 6 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Thiers guide


at 9 km (direction south-west)

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

See Courpiere guide


at 16 km (direction south)

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

See Olliergues guide


at 19 km (direction north-north-west)

The ancient city of Chateldon still retains an important part of...

See Chateldon guide


at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Billom guide


at 32 km (direction south-south-east)

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional...

See Ambert guide


at 35 km (direction south-west)

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

See Sauxillanges guide


at 37 km (direction north-north-west), in the Allier department

The spa town of Vichy is best known for its...

See Vichy guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Montpeyroux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction south-west)

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

See Usson guide


at 40 km (direction west)

The quiet regional town of Riom has several monuments of historical importance...

See Riom guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 41 km (direction west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide


at 41 km (direction west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide


at 41 km (direction west)

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

See Mozac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Sainte-Agathe


Markets in and near Sainte-Agathe

  • Thiers: market Thursday & Saturday (7km)
  • Saint-Remy-sur-Durolle: market Sunday (8km)
  • Courpiere: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Noiretable: market Saturday (12km)
  • Lezoux: market Saturday (18km)
  • Puy-Guillaume: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Billom: market Monday (24km)
  • Maringues: market Monday (24km)
  • Le Mayet-de-Montagne: market Monday (28km)
  • Pont-du-Chateau: market Thursday (29km)

More information about Sainte-Agathe, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Sainte-Agathe, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (10km)
  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (51km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (31km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (39km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (44km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (45km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (47km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (54km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (56km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (30km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (41km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (41km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (42km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (32km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (38km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Sainte-Agathe is in the southern-centre of France at 41 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Sainte-Agathe is 351 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sainte-Agathe

Canton: Courpière

Arrondissement: Thiers

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63120

Distance to Sainte-Agathe

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 351 km

from Calais: 585 km

from Nice: 373 km

from Bordeaux: 345 km

from Strasbourg: 438 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Sainte-Agathe from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Celles-sur-Durolle, Escoutoux, La Monnerie-le-Montel, Thiers, Viscomtat, Vollore-Montagne and Vollore-Ville.

This page in French: Visiter Sainte-Agathe

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