Sauxillanges tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sauxillanges in Puy-de-Dome

Visit Sauxillanges: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle, are not open to the public but the village is still pleasant for a look when you are in the region

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Sauxillanges. For detailed visitor information see the Sauxillanges travel guide.

Sauxillanges is situated in the Puy-de-Dome department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the southern-centre of France at 34 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Sauxillanges is 375 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Issoire at 10 km and Montpeyroux at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sauxillanges, 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 Sauxillanges 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 Puy-de-Dome

Map of places to visit near Sauxillanges

Markets in and near Sauxillanges

  • Issoire: market Saturday (10km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (14km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (16km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (17km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (19km)
  • Billom: market Monday (20km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (24km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (25km)
  • Courpiere: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (28km)

More information about Sauxillanges, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Sauxillanges, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (17km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (27km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (10km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (12km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (25km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (29km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (30km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (32km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (32km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (34km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (41km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (44km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (10km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (27km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (29km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (38km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (44km)
  • Jardin de l’écomusée (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (21km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (37km)
  • Lac Pavin (38km)
  • Signal du Luguet (39km)
  • Lac du Guery (43km)
  • Puy de Sancy (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (36km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sauxillanges

Canton: Sauxillanges

Arrondissement: Issoire

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63490

Distance to Sauxillanges

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 375 km

from Calais: 610 km

from Nice: 371 km

from Bordeaux: 319 km

from Strasbourg: 473 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aulhat-Saint-Privat, Brenat, Egliseneuve-Des-Liards, Flat, Les Pradeaux, Saint-Babel, Saint-Etienne-sur-Usson, Saint-Jean-en-Val, Saint-Remy-de-Chargnat, Sugeres, Usson and Varennes-sur-Usson.

This page in French: Visiter Sauxillanges