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Ahun tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ahun in Creuse

Photo is of Aubusson at 17 km from Ahun

Visit Ahun: highlights and tourist information

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Ahun is situated in the Creuse department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubusson at 17 km and Lake Vassiviere at 34 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Ahun, 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 Ahun in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 17 km (direction south-east)

Aubusson is world famous for the rugs that have been produced here...

See Aubusson guide
Lake Vassiviere

Lake Vassiviere

Scenery at 34 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

The largest lake in Limousin, Lake Vassiviere is a popular leisure...

See Lake Vassiviere guide
La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 46 km (direction west-north-west)

La Souterraine is one of those 'hard to find' traditional...

See La Souterraine guide


at 51 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat, with its medieval houses and collegiale church, is a reminder that...

See Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat guide


at 51 km (direction east-north-east), in the Allier department

Periods of prosperity in the 12th, 15th and 19th...

See Montlucon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 59 km (direction north-west), in the Indre department

Gargilesse-Dampierre is a very small village, but also very pretty and in...

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Creuse

Map of places to visit near Ahun


Markets in and near Ahun

Market days in Ahun: weekly market: Wednesday;

  • Ahun: market Wednesday (0km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (3km)
  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (17km)
  • Aubusson: market Saturday (17km)
  • Felletin: market Friday (25km)
  • Bourganeuf: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (32km)
  • Auzances: market Tuesday (35km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (48km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (51km)

More information about Ahun, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Ahun, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (41km)
  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Ahun is in the southern-centre of France at 17 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Ahun is 309 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ahun

Canton: Ahun

Arrondissement: Guéret

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23150

Distance to Ahun

from Gueret (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 309 km

from Calais: 541 km

from Nice: 489 km

from Bordeaux: 247 km

from Strasbourg: 511 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chamberaud, Lavaveix-les-Mines, Moutier-d'Ahun, Saint-Hilaire-la-Plaine, Saint-Martial-le-Mont, Saint-Pardoux-les-Cards and sous-Parsat.

This page in French: Visiter Ahun

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