Estaing

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 Tourism, holiday & travel in Estaing
TownEstaing
Insee code12098
Postcode12190
Latitude44.5548770
Longitude2.6720350
AltitudeFrom 301 to 760 meters
Surface16.96 km²
Population603 inhabitants
Density35 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelsSébrazac at 3.5 km
Chief townRodez (at 41 km, 44 min)Coubisou at 4.7 km
DepartmentAveyronBessuéjouls at 5.6 km
RegionMidi-PyrénéesSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Via Podiensis des Chemins de St. Jacques de Compostela, Estaing required by the mass of its castle overlooking the roofs of the houses gray shale. The whole is reflected in the Lot Gothic bridge spanned the 16th century, the work of Francis of Estaing, the Bishop of Rodez in 1500 to 1529 whose statue stands on the deck and faces the famous ornate cross.

At the corner of its picturesque streets and discover one of the "Most Beautiful Villages of France", the Church of St Fleuret in the 15th century altarpieces and stained glass remarkable 16th century the college (now mayor), the coat- Estaing weapons and bridge railings, old bridges on the Coussane, vases and many amazing stone cross ...

The nearby Chapel of the Ouradou (sixteenth century) contains a wonderful collection of sculptures.

Vinnac hamlet nestled among the vineyards, has a Romanesque church also has rich decor.


SIGHTSEEING

Castle Estaing now owned by the real estate company (SCI) of Castle Estaing, chaired by Mr Valéry Giscard d'Estaing. Open Houses in the courtyard and pay inside the castle tours.

Church Saint-Fleuret.

Opportunities for guided tours of the village by reservation at the Tourist Office of Canton Estaing only for groups (from 10 people).

Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office of Estaing
MonumentsCastle of Estaing

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

Sound & Light: Wednesday evenings from mid-June to mid-September.

Feast and procession of the Saint-Fleuret: 1st Sunday of July.

Night Market: Friday evenings in July and August.

Night Light: August 15.

Estaing of medieval: the second weekend of September.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

House of the Vine, Wine and Landscapes Estaing, 4 km from Estaing.

Many hiking trails are marked on Estaing and around. Guidebook "In Olt Valley, between Aubrac and Dourdou" on sale at the Tourist Office of Canton Estaing. There are 23 loops walk on paths cantons Espalion and Estaing.

A Villecomtal (15 km Estaing) summer market on Wednesday mornings in July and August.

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Visit a knife and jewellery foundryCraft5 €Espeyrac (14.3 km)
Stand up paddle, canoeing and kayaking on the LotSports sensations18 €Sainte-Eulalie-d'Olt (24 km)
Tour of the Laurens estate and cellarsLocal flavours2 €Clairvaux-d'Aveyron (25 km)
Snail farm tour & tastingLocal flavours3 €Flavin (29 km)

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WEATHER

Thursday 24 April
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Min. 3°C - Max. 16°C
Friday 25 April
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Min. 5°C - Max. 7°C
Saturday 26 April
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Min. 1°C - Max. 12°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantAuberge Saint Fleuret  
6.3
Estaing
The Auberge Saint Fleuret opens its doors in the heart of the pretty village of Estaing. Sandrine Valdenaire, Chef and owner will be pleased to welcome you to their table, traditional...
Located in Estaing25 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantRestaurant du Manoir de la Fabrègues  
10
Estaing
Le Manoir de la Fabrègues opens the doors of his restaurant in a vaulted room with stone walls. Places have all the attributes of a historic mansion: Huge fireplace, slate roof, patio,...
Located in Estaing22 € per person 
Italian restaurantPizzeria la Casa  
9
Espalion
Ideally located in a quiet pedestrian street in the center of Espalion, near the banks of the Olt, the Pizzeria la Casa invites you to his table. The interior, with its stone walls...
Located 8.1 km from Estaing18 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Chalet with 2 bedroomsChambres d'hôtes R.Besson Alayrac     NEW
Espalion
Two independent ch hosts in contemporary wooden house overlooking the valley and Espalion.
Located 6.7 km from Estaing50 € the double room 
Manor house with 5 bedroomsHameau des Brunes    
9.5
Bozouls
Mansion of the eighteenth and nineteenth century, belonging to the same family since 1905. Renovated and modernized while retaining the traditional character. Bedding king size adjustable...
Located 11.5 km from EstaingFrom 92 € to 155 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsLa Porte Valette    
8.8
Entraygues-sur-Truyère
16th century recently renovated hostel in the beautiful village of Entraygues Truyere on in the department of Aveyron, Midi-Pyrenees. We have three bedrooms with a double to a room...
Located 13.1 km from EstaingFrom 55 € to 60 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Castle for 5 personsAncienne Commanderie des Templiers
Mouret
Old Commanderie of the Templars of the xiii° century. Built out of red sandstone on the side of the valley of Dourdou in a park closed with swimming pool, it is located 1 km from Villecomtal...
Located 9.6 km from EstaingFrom 950 € to 1450 € per week 
Chalet for 5 personsMeublé saisonnier
Montézic
A comfortable wooden chalet situated in the countryside in a small village near lake, 20 km from Laguiole, Aubrac, the Lot Valley and Truyère, including a living room with kitchenette,...
Located 16.9 km from EstaingFrom 250 € to 350 € per week 
House for 6 personsGites du golf de Mezeyrac  
9.6
Laguiole
Golf mezeyrac country club, Region Aubrac, cottages with swimming pool eaded, tennis, golf and restaurant.
Located 19.8 km from EstaingFrom 780 € to 1090 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
71 places over 1,7 haCamping bellerive    
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Saint-Côme-d'Olt
The campsite is ideally located in the green valley of the Lot river, 100 meters to one of the most beautiful villages of France. On the St Jacques de Compostelle path and surrounded...
Located 12.4 km from Estaing12.60 € per day 

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HOTELS

Le Manoir De La Fabrègues - Hotel in EstaingLe Manoir De La Fabrègues     
9.1
Estaing
Experience living in classical French style at Le Manoir de la Fabrègues, located in the Lot Valley. Its individually decorated rooms have large beds and bathrooms with balneo baths....
Located in EstaingRoom from 72 €
L'Auberge Fleurie - Hotel in EstaingL'Auberge Fleurie    
7.3
Le Nayrac
An outdoor swimming pool, garden with sun terrace, children's playground, newspapers and soundproofed rooms feature at L'Auberge Fleurie. The hotel is 45 km from Rodez. The rooms at...
Located 6.6 km from EstaingRoom from 42 €
Hôtel De France - Hotel in EstaingHôtel De France     
7.7
Espalion
Hotel de France is located in Espalion town centre in southern France. It offers free Wi-Fi access and soundproofed accommodation with a contemporary décor and modern furnishings. Guest...
Located 8 km from EstaingRoom from 49 €

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Domaine Saint Esteve
Offering an infinity pool with panoramic views of the Tarn Valley, this residence is located on 4-acre grounds, 5 minutes' drive from Millau. A furnished...
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