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Espinasse tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Volvic at 31 km from Espinasse

Visit Espinasse: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Volvic at 31 km and Mozac at 34 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Espinasse, 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 Espinasse in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Volvic

Volvic

at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

One of the most famous bottled waters in the world...

See Volvic guide
Mozac

Mozac

at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Mozac guide
Montlucon

Montlucon

at 35 km (direction north-north-west), in the Allier department

Periods of prosperity in the 12th, 15th and 19th...

See Montlucon guide
Riom

Riom

at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Riom guide
 
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Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 35 km (direction south-east)

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

See Puy de Dome guide
Charroux

Charroux

Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction east-north-east), in the Allier department

Charroux is a very quiet Auvergne village, unusual in the 'village centre'...

See Charroux guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 40 km (direction south-east)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Orcival

Orcival

at 41 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Orcival guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 41 km (direction south-east)

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

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Aubusson

Aubusson

at 43 km (direction west), in the Creuse department

Aubusson is world famous for the rugs that have been produced here...

See Aubusson guide
La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 50 km (direction south)

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

See La Bourboule guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

at 54 km (direction east-north-east), in the Allier department

The quiet town of Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule lacks major monuments but merits...

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 60 km (direction south-east)

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

See Montpeyroux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Espinasse

 
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Markets in and near Espinasse

  • Pionsat: market Friday (8km)
  • Auzances: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: market Saturday (17km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (28km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (28km)
  • Ebreuil: market Thursday (30km)
  • Bellenaves: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (34km)
  • Riom: market Wednesday & Saturday (35km)
  • Montmarault: market Wednesday (37km)

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chareil-Cintrat Chateau (47km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (35km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (40km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (41km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (43km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Blanzat (37km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (41km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (46km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (48km)
  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (25km)
  • Pierres Jaumetres (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Montmarault (36km)
  • Gouzon (40km)
 
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Geography and distances

Espinasse is in the southern-centre of France at 40 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Espinasse is 314 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Espinasse

Canton: Saint-Gervais-d'Auvergne

Arrondissement: Riom

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63390

Distance to Espinasse

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 314 km

from Calais: 550 km

from Nice: 443 km

from Bordeaux: 289 km

from Strasbourg: 473 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Biollet, Charensat, Gouttieres, Saint-Julien-la-Geneste, Saint-Maigner and Saint-Priest-Des-Champs.

This page in French: Visiter Espinasse

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