Sainte-Florine tourism and travel guide

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Visit Sainte-Florine: highlights and tourist information

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Sainte-Florine is situated in the Haute-Loire department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the southern-centre of France at 60 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Sainte-Florine is 391 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Auzon at 4 km and Brioude at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sainte-Florine, 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-Florine 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 Haute-Loire

Map of places to visit near Sainte-Florine

Markets in and near Sainte-Florine

Market days in Sainte-Florine: weekly market: Sunday;

  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (0km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (1km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (14km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (15km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (16km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (25km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (27km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (27km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (31km)

More information about Sainte-Florine, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Sainte-Florine, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (13km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (5km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (13km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (15km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (16km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (34km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (45km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (48km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (16km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (37km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (40km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal du Luguet (27km)
  • Bois Noirs (29km)
  • Lac Pavin (35km)
  • Puy de Sancy (42km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (43km)
  • Lac du Guery (45km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (48km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (58km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (20km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sainte-Florine

Canton: Auzon

Arrondissement: Brioude

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43250

Distance to Sainte-Florine

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 60 km

from Paris: 391 km

from Calais: 626 km

from Nice: 366 km

from Bordeaux: 312 km

from Strasbourg: 488 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auzon, Azerat, Beaulieu, Brassac-les-Mines, Charbonnier-les-Mines, Esteil, Frugeres-les-Mines, Jumeaux, Moriat, Saint-Jean-Saint-Gervais, Vergongheon, Vezezoux and Vichel.

This page in French: Visiter Sainte-Florine