Le Crest tourism and travel guide

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Visit Le Crest: highlights and tourist information

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Le Crest is situated in the Puy-de-Dome department and Auvergne region (now part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region), in the southern-centre of France at 11 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Le Crest is 357 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Saturnin at 4 km and Montpeyroux at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Le Crest, 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 Le Crest in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Le Crest

Markets in and near Le Crest

  • Aubiere: market Sunday (7km)
  • Cournon-d'Auvergne: market Thursday & Saturday & Friday (8km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (10km)
  • Clermont-Ferrand: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Lempdes: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Chamalieres: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (11km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (11km)
  • Saint-Nectaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Gerzat: market Sunday (15km)
  • Pont-du-Chateau: market Thursday (16km)

More information about Le Crest, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Le Crest, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Le Crest.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (24km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (31km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (5km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (10km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (12km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (19km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (22km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (25km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (26km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (31km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (41km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (2km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (5km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (16km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (19km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (22km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac du Guery (25km)
  • Lac Pavin (28km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (29km)
  • Puy de Sancy (30km)
  • Signal du Luguet (41km)
  • Bois Noirs (43km)

Towns of Art and history

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Crest

Canton: Veyre-Monton

Arrondissement: Clermont-Ferrand

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63450

Distance to Le Crest

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 357 km

from Calais: 593 km

from Nice: 395 km

from Bordeaux: 305 km

from Strasbourg: 475 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Authezat, Ceyrat, Chanonat, Corent, La Roche-Blanche, La Sauvetat, Le Cendre, Les Martres-de-Veyre, Orcet, Perignat-les-Sarlieve, Romagnat, Saint-Amant-Tallende, Saint-Sandoux, Saint-Saturnin, Tallende and Veyre-Monton.

This page in French: Visiter Le Crest