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Saulzet tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saulzet in Allier

Photo is of Charroux at 7 km from Saulzet

Visit Saulzet: highlights and tourist information

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Saulzet is situated in the Allier department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Charroux at 7 km and Vichy at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saulzet, 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 Saulzet in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Charroux

Charroux

Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction north-west)

Charroux is a very quiet Auvergne village, unusual in the...

See Charroux guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 16 km (direction east)

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

See Vichy guide
Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

at 20 km (direction north-north-east)

The quiet town of Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule lacks major monuments but merits a...

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide
Riom

Riom

at 28 km (direction south-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Riom guide
 
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Chateldon

Chateldon

at 30 km (direction east-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Chateldon guide
Mozac

Mozac

at 31 km (direction south-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Mozac guide
Volvic

Volvic

at 33 km (direction south-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

One of the most famous bottled waters in the world is...

See Volvic guide
Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

The renaissance style Chateau de la Palice, its internal decorations and its...

See Lapalisse guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 41 km (direction south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Thiers guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 41 km (direction south-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 41 km (direction south-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Souvigny

Souvigny

at 44 km (direction south-south-west)

The Priory Church of Saint-Peter and Saint-Paul with the tombes...

See Souvigny guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 45 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Puy de Dome guide
Billom

Billom

at 48 km (direction south-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Billom guide

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Map of places to visit near Saulzet

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Markets in and near Saulzet

  • Gannat: market Saturday (5km)
  • Ebreuil: market Thursday (10km)
  • Bellenaves: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Bellerive-sur-Allier: market Saturday (15km)
  • Vichy: market Every day except Monday (17km)
  • Saint-Germain-Des-Fosses: market Friday (19km)
  • Cusset: market Saturday (19km)
  • Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Saint-Yorre: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Varennes-sur-Allier: market Tuesday (24km)

More information about Saulzet, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Saulzet, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (14km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (26km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (26km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (17km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (36km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (20km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (28km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (52km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saulzet is in the south of France at 48 kilometres from Moulins, the department capital (general information: Saulzet is 309 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saulzet

Canton: Gannat

Arrondissement: Vichy

Department: Allier

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saulzet

from Moulins (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 309 km

from Calais: 544 km

from Nice: 419 km

from Bordeaux: 329 km

from Strasbourg: 436 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saulzet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Begues, Charroux, Escurolles, Gannat, Jenzat, Le Mayet-d'Ecole, Mazerier, Monteignet-sur-l'Andelot and Saint-Germain-de-Salles.

This page in French: Visiter Saulzet

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