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Sauvessanges tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sauvessanges in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of La Chaise-Dieu at 16 km from Sauvessanges

Visit Sauvessanges: highlights and tourist information

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Sauvessanges is situated in the Puy-de-Dome department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Chaise-Dieu at 16 km and Ambert at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sauvessanges, 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 Sauvessanges in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 16 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

The church, cloisters and Danse Macabre fresco in the abbey...

See La Chaise-Dieu guide


at 20 km (direction north-west)

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional Park of...

See Ambert guide


at 25 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Be sure to climb to the castle above Allegre to see...

See Allegre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Lavaoudieu is listed among the most beautiful villages in France, and...

See Lavaudieu guide


at 36 km (direction north-west)

Olliergues is a small village with an unspoiled historic...

See Olliergues guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 39 km (direction south), in the Haute-Loire department

The town of Le Puy-en-Velay is very interesting to...

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide


at 39 km (direction west), in the Haute-Loire department

The cobbled streets of Auzon wind up the hill from the river,...

See Auzon guide


at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Brioude is most visited for the Basilica Saint-Julien, the largest romanesque...

See Brioude guide


at 41 km (direction east), in the Loire department

Originally an industrial town, regeneration of the Place Jean Jaures, the cathedral...

See Saint-Etienne guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction east), in the Loire department

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez, now a 'most beautiful village in France' is...

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide


at 43 km (direction west-north-west)

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle, are not...

See Sauxillanges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction west-north-west)

One of the least developed of the 'most beautiful villages in...

See Usson guide


at 48 km (direction north-west)

Once home to Coco Chanel, Courpiere is a village...

See Courpiere guide


at 52 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Issoire guide

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

Map of places to visit near Sauvessanges


Markets in and near Sauvessanges

  • Usson-en-Forez: market Sunday (5km)
  • Craponne-sur-Arzon: market Saturday & (7km)
  • Saint-Pal-de-Chalencon: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Arlanc: market Monday (12km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-le-Chateau: market Friday (15km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (16km)
  • Ambert: market Thursday (20km)
  • Bas-en-Basset: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Retournac: market Wednesday & (24km)
  • Allegre: market Wednesday (25km)

More information about Sauvessanges, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Sauvessanges, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (52km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (26km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (40km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (42km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (5km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col des Pradeaux (15km)
  • Bois Noirs (24km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Sauvessanges is in the southern-centre of France at 75 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Sauvessanges is 402 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sauvessanges

Canton: Viverols

Arrondissement: Ambert

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63840

Distance to Sauvessanges

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 75 km

from Paris: 402 km

from Calais: 636 km

from Nice: 328 km

from Bordeaux: 355 km

from Strasbourg: 461 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Medeyrolles, Saint-Jean-d'Aubrigoux, Usson-en-Forez and Viverols.

This page in French: Visiter Sauvessanges

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