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Saint-Etienne-sur-Usson tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Etienne-sur-Usson in Puy-de-Dome

Photo is of Sauxillanges at 6 km from Saint-Etienne-sur-Usson

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

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Saint-Etienne-sur-Usson is situated in the Puy-de-Dome department and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

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

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

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



at 6 km (direction north-west)

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

See Sauxillanges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 6 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Usson guide


at 13 km (direction south-south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Auzon guide


at 13 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Issoire guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Montpeyroux guide


at 24 km (direction south), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Brioude guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Floret guide


at 24 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Billom guide


at 26 km (direction north-east)

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

See Olliergues guide


at 26 km (direction east)

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

See Ambert guide


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

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

See Lavaudieu guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

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

See Blesle guide


at 29 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Courpiere guide
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...

See La Chaise-Dieu guide

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

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


Markets in and near Saint-Etienne-sur-Usson

  • Brassac-les-Mines: market Sunday (13km)
  • Sainte-Florine: market Sunday (13km)
  • Issoire: market Saturday (14km)
  • Champagnac-le-Vieux: market Friday (18km)
  • Vic-le-Comte: market Thursday (20km)
  • Brioude: market Saturday (24km)
  • Champeix: market Friday (24km)
  • Billom: market Monday (26km)
  • Ambert: market Thursday (26km)
  • Arlanc: market Monday (27km)

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

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

What to do at Saint-Etienne-sur-Usson? 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-Usson.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (18km)
  • Aulteribe Chateau (31km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (13km)
  • Basilique de Saint Julien (Brioude) (24km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Andre (Lavaudieu) (27km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Blesle) (28km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (31km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (36km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (40km)
  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (47km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Georges (Saint-Paulien) (50km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (13km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (32km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (35km)
  • Jardin de l’écomusée (43km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (44km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (18km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (34km)
  • Signal du Luguet (38km)
  • Lac Pavin (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Massiac (33km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Etienne-sur-Usson is in the southern-centre of France at 40 kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand, the department capital (general information: Saint-Etienne-sur-Usson is 381 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Etienne-sur-Usson

Canton: Sauxillanges

Arrondissement: Issoire

Department: Puy-de-Dome

Region: Auvergne

New region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 63580

Distance to Saint-Etienne-sur-Usson

from Clermont-Ferrand (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 381 km

from Calais: 616 km

from Nice: 365 km

from Bordeaux: 321 km

from Strasbourg: 474 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bansat, Chameane, Esteil, La Chapelle-sur-Usson, Saint-Genes-la-Tourette, Saint-Jean-en-Val, Sauxillanges, Usson and Vernet-la-Varenne.

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

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