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Sauvain tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sauvain in Loire

Photo is of Ambert at 19 km from Sauvain

Visit Sauvain: highlights and tourist information

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Sauvain is situated in the Loire department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the eastern-center of France at 46 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Sauvain is 373 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Ambert at 19 km and Olliergues at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sauvain, 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 Sauvain 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 Loire

Map of places to visit near Sauvain


Markets in and near Sauvain

  • Boen: market Thursday (11km)
  • Montbrison: market Saturday (15km)
  • Ambert: market Thursday (19km)
  • Noiretable: market Saturday (19km)
  • Montrond-les-Bains: market Thursday (26km)
  • Feurs: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Sury-le-Comtal: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (27km)
  • Courpiere: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-le-Chateau: market Friday (30km)

More information about Sauvain, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Sauvain, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (34km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Ambert (19km)
  • Saint-Galmier (33km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (43km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (51km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (59km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (62km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (31km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (17km)
  • Bois Noirs (26km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sauvain

Canton: Saint-Georges-en-Couzan

Arrondissement: Montbrison

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42990

Distance to Sauvain

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 373 km

from Calais: 606 km

from Nice: 344 km

from Bordeaux: 363 km

from Strasbourg: 435 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chalmazel, Saint-Bonnet-le-Courreau and Saint-Georges-en-Couzan.

This page in French: Visiter Sauvain

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