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Thauron tourism, attractions and travel guide

Photo of Thauron in Creuse

Photo of Lake Vassiviere at 21 km from Thauron

Visit Thauron: Highlights and Tourist Information

Thauron is situated in the Creuse (Limousin region) in the southern-centre of France at 20 km from Gueret, the department capital. (General information: Thauron is 320 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lake Vassiviere at 21 km and Aubusson at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Thauron, France: places to visit, tourism and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Thauron. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.

photo of Lake Vassiviere
Lake Vassiviere 21km
photo of Aubusson
Aubusson 28km
photo of Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat
Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat 31km
photo of La Souterraine
La Souterraine 37km
photo of Lac de Saint-Pardoux
Lac de Saint-Pardoux 42km
photo of Limoges
Limoges 47km
photo of Pierre-Buffiere
Pierre-Buffiere 49km

Map of places to visit near Thauron and location information

Photos taken within 10 km

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More information about Thauron & region

Limousin (surrounding region)

Driving distances & route maps

Markets in and near Thauron

Local markets

  • Bourganeuf: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (20km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (22km)
  • Aubusson: market Saturday (27km)
  • Felletin: market Friday (30km)
  • Saint-Pardoux: market Wednesday (42km)
  • Bugeat: market Thursday - seasonal market only (45km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (49km)

Tourist attractions to visit near Thauron, France

Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Thauron and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.

aquarium Aquarium du Limousin (47km)

Heritage sites Saint-Leonard de Noblat église (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (31km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Aubusson (28km); Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat (31km)

Regional Natural Parcs Millevaches en Limousin (40km)

Churches or other religious monuments Abbatial church de Saint Pierre (Solignac) (50km)

Remarkable gardens Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (46km); Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (60km)

Sites of natural beauty Lac de Vassivière (21km); Lac de Saint-Pardoux (41km); Pierres Jaumetres (44km)

Towns of Art and history Limoges (47km)

Listed as villages d'etape - (recommended place to break a long journey) Bessines-sur-Gartempe (37km); La Souterraine (37km); Gouzon (39km); Pierre-Buffiere (49km); Magnac-Bourg (52km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Thauron

Canton: Pontarion

Arrondissement: Guéret

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

Postcode: 23250

Distance to Thauron

from Gueret (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 320 km

from Calais: 550 km

from Nice: 500 km

from Bordeaux: 227 km

from Strasbourg: 531 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Thauron): Bosmoreau-les-Mines, Bourganeuf, Mansat-la-Courriere, Masbaraud-Merignat, Pontarion, Sardent and Soubrebost.

This page in French: Visitez Thauron

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