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Escoutoux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Escoutoux in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Thiers at 4 km from Escoutoux

Visit Escoutoux: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Thiers at 4 km and Courpiere at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Escoutoux, 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 Escoutoux in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 4 km (direction north-north-west)

Not always considered a tourist destination, Thouars actually has a facscinating historical...

See Thiers guide


at 7 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Courpiere guide


at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Olliergues guide


at 18 km (direction north-north-west)

The ancient city of Chateldon still retains an important part of...

See Chateldon guide


at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Billom guide


at 33 km (direction south-south-east)

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional Park of...

See Ambert guide


at 33 km (direction south-west)

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

See Sauxillanges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction west-south-west)

Montpeyroux is a small village now listed among the...

See Montpeyroux guide


at 36 km (direction north-north-west), in the Allier department

The spa town of Vichy is best known for...

See Vichy guide


at 36 km (direction west)

The quiet regional town of Riom has several monuments of...

See Riom guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction south-west)

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

See Usson guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 37 km (direction west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide


at 38 km (direction west)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide


at 38 km (direction west)

The interesting Abbey of Saint-Pierre in Mozac combines early...

See Mozac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Escoutoux


Markets in and near Escoutoux

  • Thiers: market Thursday & Saturday (4km)
  • Courpiere: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Saint-Remy-sur-Durolle: market Sunday (8km)
  • Lezoux: market Saturday (14km)
  • Noiretable: market Saturday (16km)
  • Puy-Guillaume: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Billom: market Monday (20km)
  • Maringues: market Monday (21km)
  • Pont-du-Chateau: market Thursday (25km)
  • Saint-Yorre: market Wednesday (28km)

More information about Escoutoux, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Escoutoux, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (7km)
  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (48km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (27km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (35km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (40km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (41km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (45km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (57km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (27km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (37km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (38km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (39km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (33km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Escoutoux is in the southern-centre of France at 38 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Escoutoux is 350 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Escoutoux

Canton: Thiers

Arrondissement: Thiers

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63300

Distance to Escoutoux

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 350 km

from Calais: 584 km

from Nice: 375 km

from Bordeaux: 341 km

from Strasbourg: 441 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Celles-sur-Durolle, La Monnerie-le-Montel, Neronde-sur-Dore, Peschadoires, Sainte-Agathe, Thiers and Vollore-Ville.

This page in French: Visiter Escoutoux

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