Esteil tourism and travel guide

Photo of Esteil in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Auzon at 7 km from Esteil

Visit Esteil: highlights and tourist information

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Esteil is situated in the Puy-de-Dome 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 Esteil in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Auzon at 7 km and Usson at 9 km.

Esteil, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Auzon

Auzon

at 7 km (direction south), in the Haute-Loire department

The cobbled streets of Auzon wind up the hill from the river, passing an...

See Auzon guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction north-north-west)

One of the least developed of the 'most beautiful villages in France' (a good...

See Usson guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 11 km (direction north-north-west)

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle, are not open to...

See Sauxillanges guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 14 km (direction north-west)

Best known for its romanesque church, Issoire is a very pleasant and unspoiled town...

See Issoire guide
 
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Brioude

Brioude

at 18 km (direction south), in the Haute-Loire department

Brioude is most visited for the Basilica Saint-Julien, the largest romanesque church in the...

See Brioude guide
Blesle

Blesle

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

There are a remarkable number of sites of interest in the small village of...

See Blesle guide
Lavaudieu

Lavaudieu

Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Lavaudieu guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction north-west)

Montpeyroux is a small village now listed among the 'most beautiful in France' and...

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Saint-Floret

Saint-Floret

Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

The tiny village of Saint-Floret with its ruined castle and frescoes is now listed...

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La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 30 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Loire department

The church, cloisters and Danse Macabre fresco in the abbey are the major attraction...

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Billom

Billom

at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Billom guide
Ambert

Ambert

at 31 km (direction east-north-east)

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional Park of Livradois-Forez has a...

See Ambert guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction north-west)

With ancient narrow streets, an imposing church and its position on the side of...

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

It is the impressive roman architecture of the Church of St-Nectaire-le-Haut that attracts visitors...

See Saint-Nectaire guide

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Markets in and near Esteil

  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (6km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (6km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (14km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (15km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (18km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (23km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (24km)
  • Massiac: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Arlanc: market Monday (28km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (30km)

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Tourist attractions near Esteil, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (14km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (37km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (2km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (14km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (18km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (20km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (21km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (32km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (43km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (48km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (14km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (34km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (37km)
  • Jardin de l’écomusée (45km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (48km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (23km)
  • Signal du Luguet (32km)
  • Lac Pavin (38km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (38km)
  • Puy de Sancy (44km)
  • Lac du Guery (46km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (26km)
 
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Geography and distances

Esteil is in the southern-centre of France at 43 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Esteil is 386 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Esteil

Canton: Jumeaux

Arrondissement: Issoire

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63570

Distance to Esteil

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 386 km

from Calais: 621 km

from Nice: 365 km

from Bordeaux: 317 km

from Strasbourg: 481 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bansat, Brassac-les-Mines, Champagnat-le-Jeune, Jumeaux, La Chapelle-sur-Usson, Lamontgie, Orsonnette, Saint-Etienne-sur-Usson, Saint-Jean-Saint-Gervais, Saint-Martin-Des-Plains, Sainte-Florine, Valz-sous-Chateauneuf and Vezezoux.

This page in French: Visiter Esteil