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Le Monestier tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Monestier in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Ambert at 6 km from Le Monestier

Visit Le Monestier: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Ambert at 6 km and Olliergues at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Le Monestier, 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 Monestier in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 6 km (direction east)

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional...

See Ambert guide


at 13 km (direction north-north-west)

Olliergues is a small village with an unspoiled historic centre in the...

See Olliergues guide


at 23 km (direction west)

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

See Sauxillanges guide


at 23 km (direction north-north-west)

Once home to Coco Chanel, Courpiere is a village in the...

See Courpiere guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction west)

One of the least developed of the 'most beautiful villages in...

See Usson guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 27 km (direction south), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See La Chaise-Dieu guide


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

The cobbled streets of Auzon wind up the hill from...

See Auzon guide


at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Billom guide


at 32 km (direction west)

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

See Issoire guide


at 34 km (direction north-north-west)

Not always considered a tourist destination, Thouars actually has a...

See Thiers guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction west)

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

See Montpeyroux guide


at 37 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Brioude guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

Lavaoudieu is listed among the most beautiful villages in...

See Lavaudieu guide


at 41 km (direction south), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Allegre guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Monestier


Markets in and near Le Monestier

  • Ambert: market Thursday (6km)
  • Arlanc: market Monday (18km)
  • Courpiere: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (26km)
  • La Chaise-Dieu: market Thursday & Sunday (27km)
  • Usson-en-Forez: market Sunday (29km)
  • Noiretable: market Saturday (29km)
  • Craponne-sur-Arzon: market Saturday & (30km)
  • Billom: market Monday (31km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (31km)

More information about Le Monestier, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Le Monestier, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (27km)
  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (32km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (37km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (46km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (47km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (50km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (51km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (29km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (32km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (46km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (4km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (15km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (50km)

Geography and distances

Le Monestier is in the southern-centre of France at 51 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Le Monestier is 379 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Monestier

Canton: Saint-Amant-Roche-Savine

Arrondissement: Ambert

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63890

Distance to Le Monestier

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 379 km

from Calais: 614 km

from Nice: 352 km

from Bordeaux: 342 km

from Strasbourg: 457 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ambert, Champetieres, Fournols, Grandval, Saint-Amant-Roche-Savine, Saint-Ferreol-Des-Cotes and Thiolieres.

This page in French: Visiter Le Monestier

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