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Sainte-Catherine tourism and travel guide

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Visit Sainte-Catherine: highlights and tourist information

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Sainte-Catherine 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 48 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Sainte-Catherine is 388 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Auzon at 10 km and Usson at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sainte-Catherine, 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-Catherine 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 Sainte-Catherine


Markets in and near Sainte-Catherine

  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (11km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (12km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (13km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (19km)
  • Arlanc: market Monday (20km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (21km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (23km)
  • Ambert: market Thursday (23km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (27km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (28km)

More information about Sainte-Catherine, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Sainte-Catherine, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (23km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (36km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (10km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (20km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (22km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (28km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (43km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (20km)
  • Jardin de l’écomusée (37km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (40km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (43km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (16km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (30km)
  • Signal du Luguet (40km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (31km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sainte-Catherine

Canton: Saint-Germain-l'Herm

Arrondissement: Ambert

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63580

Distance to Sainte-Catherine

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 388 km

from Calais: 623 km

from Nice: 358 km

from Bordeaux: 325 km

from Strasbourg: 476 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Champagnat-le-Jeune, Chassignolles, Fayet-Ronaye, La Chapelle-sur-Usson, Peslieres, Saint-Germain-l'Herm, Saint-Martin-d'Ollieres, Valz-sous-Chateauneuf and Vernet-la-Varenne.

This page in French: Visiter Sainte-Catherine

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