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Creste tourism and travel guide

Photo of Creste in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Saint-Floret at 5 km from Creste

Visit Creste: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Floret at 5 km and Saint-Nectaire at 5 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Creste, 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 Creste in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 5 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Floret guide
Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 5 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Nectaire guide
Murol

Murol

Castle at 8 km (direction west-north-west)

The highlight of a visit to Murol is the Chateau de Murol...

See Murol guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide
 
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Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

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

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

See Montpeyroux guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 16 km (direction east)

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

See Issoire guide
Mont-Dore

Mont-Dore

at 18 km (direction west)

Mont-Dore is well placed to explore the scenic splendours of the...

See Mont-Dore guide
Orcival

Orcival

at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

Orcival is home to one of the most important roman style churches...

See Orcival guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction east)

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

See Usson guide
La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 24 km (direction west)

La Bourboule is one of the most impressive of the belle-epoque...

See La Bourboule guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 25 km (direction north-north-west)

Puy-de-Dome is the most famous, and most accessible of the...

See Puy de Dome guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 26 km (direction east)

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

See Sauxillanges guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 26 km (direction east)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 26 km (direction east)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide

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Map of places to visit near Creste

 
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Markets in and near Creste

  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (6km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (8km)
  • Murol: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (10km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (16km)
  • Mont-Dore: market Friday all day (18km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (19km)
  • Aubiere: market Sunday (23km)
  • La Bourboule: market Saturday (24km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (25km)

More information about Creste, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Creste, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (14km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (8km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (16km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (24km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (26km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (27km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (28km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (39km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (40km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (40km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (16km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (17km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (21km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (22km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (31km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac Pavin (14km)
  • Puy de Sancy (18km)
  • Lac du Guery (19km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (22km)
  • Signal du Luguet (24km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (35km)
 
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Geography and distances

Creste is in the southern-centre of France at 26 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Creste is 371 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Creste

Canton: Champeix

Arrondissement: Issoire

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63320

Distance to Creste

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 371 km

from Calais: 607 km

from Nice: 392 km

from Bordeaux: 294 km

from Strasbourg: 491 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chassagne, Clemensat, Courgoul, Grandeyrolles, Montaigut-le-Blanc, Saint-Diery, Saint-Floret, Saint-Nectaire, Saint-Pierre-Colamine, Saurier and Verrieres.

This page in French: Visiter Creste

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