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Sauviat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sauviat in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Courpiere at 4 km from Sauviat

Visit Sauviat: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Courpiere at 4 km and Olliergues at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Sauviat, 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 Sauviat in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Courpiere

Courpiere

at 4 km (direction )

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

See Courpiere guide
Olliergues

Olliergues

at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Olliergues guide
Billom

Billom

at 15 km (direction west)

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

See Billom guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 16 km (direction west)

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

See Thiers guide
 
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Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 22 km (direction south-west)

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle, are...

See Sauxillanges guide
Ambert

Ambert

at 24 km (direction south-east)

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

See Ambert guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction south-west)

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

See Usson guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Montpeyroux guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateldon guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Issoire guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 35 km (direction west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 36 km (direction west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Floret guide

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

Map of places to visit near Sauviat

 
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Markets in and near Sauviat

  • Courpiere: market Tuesday (5km)
  • Billom: market Monday (15km)
  • Thiers: market Thursday & Saturday (16km)
  • Lezoux: market Saturday (17km)
  • Saint-Remy-sur-Durolle: market Sunday (20km)
  • Noiretable: market Saturday (21km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (24km)
  • Pont-du-Chateau: market Thursday (24km)
  • Ambert: market Thursday (24km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (26km)

More information about Sauviat, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Sauviat, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (7km)
  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (29km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (31km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (33km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (34km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (38km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (38km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (45km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (29km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (34km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (34km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (36km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (38km)
  • Jardin de l’écomusée (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (22km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (32km)
  • Signal du Luguet (60km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Sauviat is in the southern-centre of France at 36 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Sauviat is 360 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sauviat

Canton: Courpière

Arrondissement: Thiers

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63120

Distance to Sauviat

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 360 km

from Calais: 595 km

from Nice: 370 km

from Bordeaux: 336 km

from Strasbourg: 451 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Courpiere, Domaize, Saint-Dier-d'Auvergne, Saint-Flour, Saint-Gervais-sous-Meymont, Sermentizon, Tours-sur-Meymont and Trezioux.

This page in French: Visiter Sauviat

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