Thauron tourism and travel guide

Photo of Thauron in Creuse

Visit Thauron: highlights and tourist information

To Visit  Attractions 

Thauron is situated in the Creuse, Limousin region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine 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.

You can also

Thauron, France: places to visit and attractions

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


Map of places to visit near Thauron

Markets in and near Thauron

  • 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)

More information about Thauron, Limousin

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!


  • Aquarium du Limousin (47km) [Map]

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Millevaches en Limousin (40km) [Map]

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre (Solignac) (50km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (46km) [Map]
  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (60km) [Map]

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Vassivière (21km) [Map]
  • Lac de Saint-Pardoux (41km) [Map]
  • Pierres Jaumetres (44km) [Map]

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

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 as being close (less than 6 kilometres from Thauron): Bosmoreau-les-Mines, Bourganeuf, Mansat-la-Courriere, Masbaraud-Merignat, Pontarion, Sardent and Soubrebost.

This page in French: Visitez Thauron