Ajain tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Aubusson at 31 km from Ajain

Visit Ajain: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Ajain in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubusson at 31 km and La Souterraine at 39 km.

Ajain, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 31 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Aubusson guide
La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 39 km (direction west)

La Souterraine is one of those 'hard to find' traditional French towns that are...

See La Souterraine guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 42 km (direction west), in the Indre department

La Chatre is a small town and quick to explore - before setting off...

See La Chatre guide
Lake Vassiviere

Lake Vassiviere

Scenery at 45 km (direction south-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Lake Vassiviere guide


Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction north-west), in the Indre department

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

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide


at 47 km (direction north-east), in the Cher department

The castle at Culan is one of the most interesting in the quiet Cher...

See Culan guide


at 48 km (direction north-east), in the Indre department

The 18th century French manor house where George Sand lived is the main attraction...

See Nohant-Vic guide


at 49 km (direction east-north-east), in the Allier department

Periods of prosperity in the 12th, 15th and 19th centuries have each contributed monuments...

See Montlucon guide


at 49 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre department

Take a stroll through the grounds of the castle here in the quiet town...

See Saint-Chartier guide


Most Beautiful Village at 53 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

The unspoiled medieval streets in the 'most beautiful village' of Saint-Benoit-de-Sault quickly take you...

See Saint-Benoit-du-Sault guide


at 56 km (direction north-west), in the Indre department

There are several churches of interest here in Argenton-sur-Creuse, and a very pretty walk...

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide


at 57 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat guide

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Map of places to visit near Ajain


Markets in and near Ajain

  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (11km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (17km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (23km)
  • Aubusson: market Saturday (31km)
  • Bourganeuf: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Felletin: market Friday (38km)
  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (42km)
  • Auzances: market Tuesday (44km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (45km)

More information about Ajain, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Ajain, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (33km)
  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (35km)

Sites of natural beauty

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Ajain is in the southern-centre of France at 11 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Ajain is 296 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ajain

Canton: Guéret-Nord

Arrondissement: Guéret

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23380

Distance to Ajain

from Gueret (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 296 km

from Calais: 527 km

from Nice: 499 km

from Bordeaux: 252 km

from Strasbourg: 507 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Glenic, Jouillat, Ladapeyre, Pionnat, Saint-Laurent and Vigeville.

This page in French: Visiter Ajain