Estaing tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: This pretty village in the Aubrac region has several monuments of note, including the Chateau d'Estaing

Estaing is situated in the Aveyron department and Occitanie region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Estaing. For detailed visitor information see the Estaing travel guide.

Tourist classifications for Estaing include "most beautiful village".

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Estaing in Occitanie.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Come-d\'Olt at 12 km and Entraygues at 13 km.

Estaing, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 8 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Espalion guide


Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Come-d'Olt guide


at 13 km (direction north-west)

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

See Entraygues guide


at 14 km (direction west-north-west)

Espeyrac is a small, picturesque village surrounded by chestnut forests...

See Espeyrac guide
Le Don du Fel

Le Don du Fel

at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Le Don du Fel guide
Le Fel

Le Fel

at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

Although small, the location of Le Fel and the pretty houses and views make...

See Le Fel guide


at 20 km (direction north-east)

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

See Laguiole guide


at 22 km (direction north-west), in the Cantal department

Montsalvy is an 11th century town with an interesting historic centre...

See Montsalvy guide
Conques Abbey

Conques Abbey

Abbey at 22 km (direction west)

Conques abbey is a roman style church built in the 11th century in the...

See Conques Abbey guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction west)

Best known for its abbey and as a pilgrimage destination, the beautiful village of...

See Conques guide


at 23 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cantal department

On the banks of the Lot river the small village of Vieillevie is very...

See Vieillevie guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt guide


at 24 km (direction south-south-west)

In Rodez you can explore the historic town around the cathedral, and then choose...

See Rodez guide


at 25 km (direction north-west), in the Cantal department

Junhac is a pretty village of Cantal, with an attractive church...

See Junhac guide

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Map of places to visit near Estaing


Markets in and near Estaing

  • Espalion: market Friday (8km)
  • Entraygues: market Tuesday & Wednesday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Entraygues: market Friday & (13km)
  • Laissac: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Rodez: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Sainte-Genevieve-sur-Argence: market Wednesday & Wednesday (28km)
  • Firmi: market Saturday (29km)
  • Cransac: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Mur-de-Barrez: market Thursday (32km)
  • Decazeville: market Tuesday & Friday (33km)

More information about Estaing, Midi-Pyrenees

Tourist attractions near Estaing, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eden du château du Colombier (18km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Trou de Bozouls (10km)
  • Tindoul de la Vayssière (15km)
  • Cascade du Déroc (33km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • La Canourgue (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park


Geography and distances

Estaing is in the southern-centre of France at 24 kilometres from Rodez, the department capital (general information: Estaing is 479 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Estaing

Canton: Estaing

Arrondissement: Rodez

Department: Aveyron

Region: Midi-Pyrenees

New region: Occitanie

Postcode: 12190

Distance to Estaing

from Rodez (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 479 km

from Calais: 714 km

from Nice: 379 km

from Bordeaux: 259 km

from Strasbourg: 593 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bessuejouls, Coubisou and Sebrazac.

This page in French: Visiter Estaing