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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

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

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

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!

Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 4 km (direction south-west)

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

See Usson guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 10 km (direction west)

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

See Issoire guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Montpeyroux guide
Auzon

Auzon

at 18 km (direction south), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Auzon guide
 
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Billom

Billom

at 19 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Billom guide
Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Floret guide
Olliergues

Olliergues

at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

Olliergues is a small village with an unspoiled historic centre in the...

See Olliergues guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 26 km (direction north-east)

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

See Courpiere guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 29 km (direction south), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Brioude guide
Ambert

Ambert

at 29 km (direction east)

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional Park of Livradois-Forez...

See Ambert guide
Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 29 km (direction west)

It is the impressive roman architecture of the Church...

See Saint-Nectaire guide
Blesle

Blesle

Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

There are a remarkable number of sites of interest in...

See Blesle guide
Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Lavaudieu guide

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Map of places to visit near Sauxillanges

 
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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

What to do at Sauxillanges? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Sauxillanges is in the southern-centre of France at 34 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Sauxillanges is 375 kilometres from Paris).

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

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