Sauvat tourism and travel guide

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Visit Sauvat: highlights and tourist information

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Sauvat is situated in the Cantal department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the southern-centre of France at 43 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Sauvat is 394 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Mauriac at 14 km and Riom-es-Montagnes at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sauvat, 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 Sauvat 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 Cantal

Map of places to visit near Sauvat

Markets in and near Sauvat

  • Bort-les-Orgues: market Tuesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (14km)
  • Ussel: market Saturday (28km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Meymac: market Friday - seasonal market only (34km)
  • La Bourboule: market Saturday (38km)
  • Mont-Dore: market Friday all day (41km)
  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (43km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (44km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (44km)

More information about Sauvat, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Sauvat, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (29km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (52km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (12km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (15km)
  • Jardin de la Ganille (28km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de Liadouze (32km)
  • Puy Griou (33km)
  • Puy de Sancy (37km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (38km)
  • Lac Pavin (40km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (42km)
  • Signal du Luguet (43km)
  • Lac du Guery (45km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (14km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sauvat

Canton: Saignes

Arrondissement: Mauriac

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15240

Distance to Sauvat

from Aurillac (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 394 km

from Calais: 628 km

from Nice: 423 km

from Bordeaux: 243 km

from Strasbourg: 542 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auzers, Bassignac, Champagnac, Jaleyrac, Le Monteil, Saignes, Veyrieres and Ydes.

This page in French: Visiter Sauvat