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Esplantas tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Aumont Aubrac at 29 km from Esplantas

Visit Esplantas: highlights and tourist information

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Esplantas is situated in the Haute-Loire department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Aumont Aubrac at 29 km and Arlempdes at 30 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Esplantas, 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 Esplantas in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

Aumont Aubrac

Aumont Aubrac

at 29 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lozere department

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

See Aumont Aubrac guide
Arlempdes

Arlempdes

Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction east)

Arlempdes is a very small village but the character of the...

See Arlempdes guide
Pradelles

Pradelles

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

Both the picturesque historic village centre and the lovely viwes...

See Pradelles guide
Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay

at 31 km (direction east-north-east)

The town of Le Puy-en-Velay is very interesting to...

See Le Puy-en-Velay guide
 
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Allegre

Allegre

at 35 km (direction north-north-east)

Be sure to climb to the castle above Allegre to see the...

See Allegre guide
Saint-Flour

Saint-Flour

at 38 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cantal department

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

See Saint-Flour guide
Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction north-north-west)

Lavaoudieu is listed among the most beautiful villages in France, and...

See Lavaudieu guide
Mende

Mende

at 43 km (direction south), in the Lozere department

On the northern edge of the Cevennes National Park, Mende itself...

See Mende guide
Marvejols

Marvejols

at 44 km (direction south-west), in the Lozere department

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

See Marvejols guide
Brioude

Brioude

at 45 km (direction north-north-west)

Brioude is most visited for the Basilica Saint-Julien, the...

See Brioude guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 48 km (direction north-north-east)

The church, cloisters and Danse Macabre fresco in the...

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
La Garde-Guerin

La Garde-Guerin

Most Beautiful Village at 52 km (direction south-east), in the Lozere department

The isolated village of La Garde-Guerin is one of...

See La Garde-Guerin guide
Blesle

Blesle

Most Beautiful Village at 55 km (direction north-west)

There are a remarkable number of sites of interest in...

See Blesle guide
Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt

Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt

Most Beautiful Village at 69 km (direction south-west), in the Aveyron department

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

See Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Haute-Loire

Map of places to visit near Esplantas

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Markets in and near Esplantas

  • Langeac: market Tuesday & Thursday & (22km)
  • Landos: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Costaros: market Monday (24km)
  • Saint-Chely-d'Apcher: market Thursday (24km)
  • Pradelles: market Thursday (31km)
  • Polignac: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Le Puy-en-Velay: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Coubon: market Sunday (31km)
  • Langogne: market Saturday (32km)
  • Chadrac: market Sunday (32km)

More information about Esplantas, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Esplantas, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (35km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Julien (Saint-Julien-Chapteuil) (42km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (43km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Mouchet (16km)
  • Lac du Bouchet (19km)
  • Cascade de la Beaume (27km)
  • Cascade du Déroc (48km)
  • Tanargue (53km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Réserve de bisons d'Europe de Sainte-Eulalie (13km)
 
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Geography and distances

Esplantas is in the southern-centre of France at 31 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Esplantas is 448 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Esplantas

Canton: Saugues

Arrondissement: Puy-en-Velay

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43170

Distance to Esplantas

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 448 km

from Calais: 684 km

from Nice: 325 km

from Bordeaux: 325 km

from Strasbourg: 519 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chanaleilles, Croisances, Grezes, Saugues, Thoras and Vazeilles-Pres-Saugues.

This page in French: Visiter Esplantas

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