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Saulzet-le-Froid tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Murol at 7 km from Saulzet-le-Froid

Visit Saulzet-le-Froid: highlights and tourist information

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Saulzet-le-Froid is situated in the Puy-de-Dome department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Murol at 7 km and Orcival at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saulzet-le-Froid, 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-le-Froid in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



Castle at 7 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Murol guide


at 8 km (direction west-north-west)

Orcival is home to one of the most important roman style...

See Orcival guide


at 9 km (direction south-east)

It is the impressive roman architecture of the Church...

See Saint-Nectaire guide


at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mont-Dore guide


Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction east)

With ancient narrow streets, an imposing church and its...

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 15 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Puy de Dome guide
La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

La Bourboule is one of the most impressive of the belle-epoque spa...

See La Bourboule guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Floret guide


at 20 km (direction north-east)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 20 km (direction north-east)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction east)

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

See Montpeyroux guide


at 27 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Volvic guide


at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Issoire guide


at 29 km (direction north-east)

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

See Mozac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saulzet-le-Froid


Markets in and near Saulzet-le-Froid

  • Murol: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (8km)
  • Mont-Dore: market Friday all day (11km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (14km)
  • La Bourboule: market Saturday (15km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (17km)
  • Chamalieres: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (19km)
  • Aubiere: market Sunday (19km)
  • Clermont-Ferrand: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (24km)

More information about Saulzet-le-Froid, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Saulzet-le-Froid, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (28km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (47km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (6km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (9km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (17km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (28km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (34km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (38km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (39km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (41km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (53km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Cordès (8km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (15km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (17km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (24km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (28km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac du Guery (8km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (12km)
  • Puy de Sancy (15km)
  • Lac Pavin (16km)
  • Signal du Luguet (35km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (48km)

Geography and distances

Saulzet-le-Froid is in the southern-centre of France at 20 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Saulzet-le-Froid is 360 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saulzet-le-Froid

Canton: Saint-Amant-Tallende

Arrondissement: Clermont-Ferrand

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63970

Distance to Saulzet-le-Froid

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 360 km

from Calais: 595 km

from Nice: 406 km

from Bordeaux: 288 km

from Strasbourg: 490 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aurieres, Aydat, Le Vernet-Sainte-Marguerite, Orcival, Saint-Nectaire and Vernines.

This page in French: Visiter Saulzet-le-Froid

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