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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION Town Saignes Insee code 15169 Postcode 15240 Latitude 45.3358420 Longitude 2.4790890 Altitude From 442 to 780 meters Surface 6.81 km² Population 922 inhabitants Density 135 inhabitants/km² CLOSEST TOWNS Chief town Aurillac (at 74 km, 73 min) Sauvat at 4.1 km (5 min) Department Cantal Vebret at 4.7 km (6 min) Region Auvergne Search another town
Find a hotel a vacation rental a bed and breakfast a campsite a restaurant a leisure activity a flight a rental car Near your destination Saignes town centre Chapel Notre-Dame-du-Château (Saignes) Church Sainte-Croix (Saignes) Tourist Office of Saignes (Saignes) Church Saint-Georges (Ydes) Church Saint-Victor-et-Sainte-Madeleine (Le Monteil) Church Saint-Maurice-et-Saint-Louis (Vebret) Tourist Office of Ydes (Ydes) Church Saint-Martin (Sauvat) Chapel Notre-Dame du Roc-Vignonnet (Antignac) Lake of Madic (Madic) Church Saint-Pierre (Antignac) Castle of Madic (Madic) Church Saint-Ferréol (Antignac) Church Saint-Martin (Champagnac) Village of Bort-les-Orgues Tourist Office of Bort-les-Orgues (Bort-les-Orgues) Train station of Bort-les-Orgues (Lanobre) Castle of Auzers (Auzers) Tourist Office of Sumène Artense (Champs-sur-Tarentaine-Marchal) Village of Champs-sur-Tarentaine-Marchal Church Saint-Pierre (Menet) Church Saint-Étienne (Saint-Étienne-de-Chomeil) Church Saint-Beauzire (Trizac) Church Saint-Barthélemy (Moussages) Church Notre-Dame (Lanobre) Village of Lanobre Castle of Val (Lanobre) Castle of Longevergne (Anglards-de-Salers) Wood of Cournil (Valette) Search Create an itinerary around Saignes - Add to favorites - Link to this page
This pretty village of medieval origin, is bathed by the warm climate of the valley Sumène. Built at the foot of two ancient volcanoes, the village of Saignes is enhanced by the strength of its many shops. The beautiful houses of the place testify to a rich past, like the Romanesque chapel perched on a volcanic outcrop and the remains of the castle which emerge a special atmosphere.
Holy Cross Church of the 12th century.
Chapelle Notre-Dame-du-castle (XII century).
Puy de Saignes: A footpath leads to the summit of the Puy dominated by a beautiful metal cross. A tool for reading the landscape as well as picnic tables are installed.
ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND
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.
Chastel Marlhac tray (Le Monteil), view of the mountains of Sancy.
Roc Vignonnet (Antignac) view of the valley Sumène, 12th century chapel.
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.
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Puy de Saignes
Wednesday 22 May Day Night Min. 3°C - Max. 13°C
Thursday 23 May Day Night Min. -3°C - Max. 9°C
Friday 24 May Day Night Min. 1°C - Max. 8°C
Hostellerie de la Maronne
The Hostellerie de la Maronne welcomes you in a bucolic setting in Saint-Martin-Valmeroux in the heart of the Auvergne! Located in a large park with a beautiful view over the valley,... Located 19.4 km from Saignes 25 € per person All restaurants around Saignes All beds & breakfasts around Saignes All vacation rentals around Saignes All campsites around Saignes
Chalet La Lune près du lac et du château Beaulieu
Discover the 'Auvergne from this cottage in the Cantal. The Chalet is situated on a slope overlooking the South West Gorges of the Dordogne. The chalet is located in a holiday park... Located 13.3 km from Saignes All hotels around Saignes