Creste tourism and travel guide

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Visit Creste: highlights and tourist information

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Creste 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 26 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Creste is 371 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!

 
 

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Puy-de-Dome

Map of places to visit near Creste

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

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Creste

Canton: Champeix

Arrondissement: Issoire

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

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