Aubusson tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: Aubusson is world famous for the rugs that have been produced here during several centuries

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

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Aubusson. For detailed visitor information see the Aubusson travel guide.

Tourist classifications for Aubusson include "recommended detour".

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Meymac at 47 km and Saint-Angel at 50 km.

Aubusson, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Lake Vassiviere

Lake Vassiviere

Scenery at 29 km (direction west-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


at 47 km (direction south), in the Correze department

Meymac should be beter known to tourists - the stone buildings in the town...

See Meymac guide


at 50 km (direction south), in the Correze department

Saint-Angel is a very small village but also a pleasant diversion when you are...

See Saint-Angel guide


at 55 km (direction north-east), in the Allier department

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

See Montlucon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 55 km (direction south-west), in the Correze department

The medieval quarter around the 11th century church is the highlight in the village...

See Treignac guide
La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 60 km (direction east-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

La Bourboule is one of the most impressive of the belle-epoque spa towns in...

See La Bourboule guide


at 65 km (direction east-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Mont-Dore is well placed to explore the scenic splendours of the area such as...

See Mont-Dore guide

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Markets in and near Aubusson

Market days in Aubusson: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Aubusson: market Saturday (0km)
  • Felletin: market Friday (8km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (14km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Auzances: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Bourganeuf: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (33km)
  • Bugeat: market Thursday - seasonal market only (44km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (44km)
  • Pionsat: market Friday (44km)

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Tourist attractions near Aubusson, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Neris-les-Bains (53km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Millevaches en Limousin (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la Ganille (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Gouzon (27km)

Geography and distances

Aubusson is in the southern-centre of France at 33 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Aubusson is 323 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Aubusson

Canton: Aubusson

Arrondissement: Aubusson

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23200

Distance to Aubusson

from Gueret (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 323 km

from Calais: 556 km

from Nice: 474 km

from Bordeaux: 247 km

from Strasbourg: 513 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alleyrat, Blessac, La Chaussade, Moutier-Rozeille, Saint-Alpinien, Saint-Amand, Saint-Maixant and Saint-Pardoux-le-Neuf.

This page in French: Visiter Aubusson