Espinasse tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Flour at 22 km from Espinasse

Visit Espinasse: highlights and tourist information

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Espinasse is situated in the Cantal department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Espinasse in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Flour at 22 km and Laguiole at 22 km.

Espinasse, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 22 km (direction north-east)

Although built in rather sombre granite, we found lots of interesting sights...

See Saint-Flour guide


at 22 km (direction south-south-west), in the Aveyron department

The sweeping lanscape of the Laguiole region is best known for the...

See Laguiole guide
Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

at 32 km (direction east-south-east), in the Lozere department

Not perhaps a major destination but Aumont-Aubrac is pleasant to explore when...

See Aumont Aubrac guide


at 39 km (direction west-south-west), in the Aveyron department

The medieval bridges and half-timbered houses are among the highlights in the...

See Entraygues guide
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at 40 km (direction west)

Close to the scenic Route des Cretes', Aurillac lacks major monuments but...

See Aurillac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction south-south-west), in the Aveyron department

The pilgrimage village of Saint-Côme-d'Olt, with its castle and unusual church, is...

See Saint-Come-d'Olt guide


Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction south-west), in the Aveyron department

This pretty village in the Aubrac region has several monuments of note,...

See Estaing guide


Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction west-north-west)

The very picturesque village of Tournemire is overlooked by the Chateau de...

See Tournemire guide


at 41 km (direction south-south-west), in the Aveyron department

In the town of Espalion there is a lovely bridge over the...

See Espalion guide
Le Don du Fel

Le Don du Fel

at 42 km (direction west-south-west), in the Aveyron department

Le Don du Fel is an impressive exhibition of artworks and pottery...

See Le Don du Fel guide


at 44 km (direction west-north-west)

Fontanges is a small village in the Monts du Cantal region at...

See Fontanges guide


at 45 km (direction south-east), in the Lozere department

The quiet regional town of Marvejols has several interesting historic monuments to...

See Marvejols guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction south), in the Aveyron department

After exploring the picturesque village at Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt you will find lots of...

See Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt guide


Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction west-north-west)

Salers, listed as a 'most beautiful village in France' is very lovely...

See Salers guide

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Markets in and near Espinasse

  • Chaudes-Aigues: market Thursday & Monday (5km)
  • Sainte-Genevieve-sur-Argence: market Wednesday & Wednesday (16km)
  • Valuejols: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (22km)
  • Saint-Chely-d'Apcher: market Thursday (28km)
  • Entraygues: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (39km)
  • Entraygues: market Friday & (39km)
  • Aurillac: market Wednesday & Saturday (40km)
  • Espalion: market Friday (41km)
  • Marvejols: market Tuesday & Saturday (45km)

More information about Espinasse, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Espinasse, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (34km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Plomb du Cantal (25km)
  • Cascade du Déroc (27km)
  • Puy Griou (30km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (31km)
  • Mont Mouchet (36km)
  • Trou de Bozouls (48km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (56km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (43km)

Geography and distances

Espinasse is in the southern-centre of France at 40 kilometres from Aurillac, the department capital (general information: Espinasse is 445 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Espinasse

Canton: Chaudes-Aigues

Arrondissement: Saint-Flour

Department: Cantal

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 15110

Distance to Espinasse

from Aurillac (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 445 km

from Calais: 681 km

from Nice: 368 km

from Bordeaux: 277 km

from Strasbourg: 552 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chaudes-Aigues, Lieutades, Oradour and Sainte-Marie.

This page in French: Visiter Espinasse


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