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Saint-Etienne-sur-Blesle tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Etienne-sur-Blesle: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Etienne-sur-Blesle is situated in the Haute-Loire department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Blesle at 3 km and Brioude at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Etienne-sur-Blesle, 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 Saint-Etienne-sur-Blesle in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 3 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Blesle guide


at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Brioude guide


at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Auzon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Lavaudieu guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 26 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The Natural Regional Park of the Volcanoes is a beautiful region...

See Parc des Volcans guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Saint-Floret guide


at 27 km (direction north-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Issoire guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Usson guide


at 31 km (direction south), in the Cantal department

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

See Saint-Flour guide


at 32 km (direction north-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

It is the impressive roman architecture of the Church...

See Saint-Nectaire guide


at 32 km (direction north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle,...

See Sauxillanges guide


Castle at 33 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The highlight of a visit to Murol is the Chateau de...

See Murol guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction north-north-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Montpeyroux guide


at 37 km (direction west), in the Cantal department

After exploring the town and church in Riom-es-Montagnes be...

See Riom-es-Montagnes guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Etienne-sur-Blesle


Markets in and near Saint-Etienne-sur-Blesle

  • Massiac: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (18km)
  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (18km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (20km)
  • Marcenat: market Friday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (27km)
  • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise: market Monday (27km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (29km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (31km)
  • Paulhaguet: market Monday (32km)

More information about Saint-Etienne-sur-Blesle, Auvergne

Tourist attractions near Saint-Etienne-sur-Blesle, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Puy Mary (42km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (19km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (3km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (18km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (19km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (27km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (35km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (39km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (27km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (43km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Signal du Luguet (12km)
  • Lac Pavin (28km)
  • Puy de Sancy (35km)
  • Plomb du Cantal (41km)
  • Mont Mouchet (42km)
  • Lac du Guery (42km)
  • Puy Griou (42km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (44km)
  • Cascade de Liadouze (45km)
  • Bois Noirs (46km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (8km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Etienne-sur-Blesle is in the southern-centre of France at 66 kilometres from Le Puy-en-Velay, the department capital (general information: Saint-Etienne-sur-Blesle is 399 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Etienne-sur-Blesle

Canton: Blesle

Arrondissement: Brioude

Department: Haute-Loire

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 43450

Distance to Saint-Etienne-sur-Blesle

from Le Puy-en-Velay (prefecture): 66 km

from Paris: 399 km

from Calais: 634 km

from Nice: 373 km

from Bordeaux: 296 km

from Strasbourg: 505 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Etienne-sur-Blesle from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auriac-l'Eglise, Autrac, Blesle, Grenier-Montgon, Laurie and Leyvaux.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Etienne-sur-Blesle

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