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Sauvat

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Very nice village.

Geographical information

MunicipalitySauvat
Postcode15240
Latitude45.3152550 (N 45° 18’ 55”)
Longitude2.4427480 (E 2° 26’ 34”)
AltitudeFrom 390m to 740m
Surface area14.48 km²
Population205 inhabitants
Density14 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAurillac (70 km, 1h10)
Insee code15223
IntercommunalityCC Sumène - Artense
DepartmentCantal
RegionAuvergne

Nearest cities & towns

Bassignac4.3 km (10 min)
Saignes4.5 km (9 min)
Ydes5.6 km (12 min)
Auzers8.6 km (13 min)
Le Monteil10 km (13 min)
Champagnac10 km (18 min)
Vebret10.1 km (17 min)
Veyrières10.1 km (19 min)
Méallet11.4 km (16 min)
Madic12.2 km (18 min)
Moussages12.7 km (18 min)
Saint-Pierre13.8 km (24 min)
Bort-les-Orgues13.9 km (19 min)

Things to see and do

Church of St. Martin in the 12th century.

Places of interest

Monuments

Photos

Church of St. Martin
Church of St. Martin
See photo

Weather

Tuesday 7 july
Min. 19°C - Max. 31°C
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Wednesday 8 july
Min. 16°C - Max. 24°C
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Thursday 9 july
Min. 14°C - Max. 26°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Green slope: old railway 14 km tarred with the possibility to practice cycling, rollerblading, scooter Bassignac to Vebret.

Nautical and beach on Lake Lastioulles: pedal boat rentals, catamarans, dinghies, canoes, kayaks and surfboards; lessons and courses at different levels.

Many hiking trails: guidebook "Roads Sumène Artense" (25 hiking trails - 12 road bike - Tour de Pays) on sale at the Tourist Offices.

Puy de Saignes dominated by a metal cross (reading tool landscape).

Chastel Marlhac tray (Le Monteil), view of the mountains of Sancy.

Roc Vignonnet (Antignac) view of the valley Sumène, 12th century chapel.

Pic de Charlus (Bassignac) panorama gorges of the Dordogne to the Monts du Cantal.

Museum of mine Champagnac exhibitions tools, accessories and pictures, movie, model. Open in July and August. Tel. : +33 4 71 69 61 55.

Museum of butterflies and insects of the world Ydes-Bourg: open in July and August. Tel. : +33 4 71 40 82 51.

Treasury of Sacred Art in Ydes-Bourg: open in July and August. Tel. : +33 4 71 40 82 51.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Introduction to watercolour: Travelogue
Entertainment150 € Moussages (8.3 km)
Fly fishing at the Veirières estate
Nature and the great outdoors26 € to 47 € Saint-Vincent-de-Salers (14.7 km)
Fly-fishing for wild brown trout
Nature and the great outdoors25 € to 39 € Riom-ès-Montagnes (18.9 km)
Horse ride in the Auvergne mountains
Nature and the great outdoors1050 € Montboudif (24 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Village of Fontanges
Village visitEasy1h00Fontanges (23 km)
Crégut Lake
HikeIntermediate2h30Saint-Genès-Champespe (25 km)

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Vacation rentals

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