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Auriat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Auriat in Creuse

Photo is of Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat at 13 km from Auriat

Visit Auriat: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat at 13 km and Lake Vassiviere at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Auriat, 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 Auriat in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat

Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat

at 13 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
Lake Vassiviere

Lake Vassiviere

Scenery at 17 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Lake Vassiviere guide
Pierre-Buffiere

Pierre-Buffiere

at 30 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

The small village of Pierre-Buffiere is listed as a village d'etape -...

See Pierre-Buffiere guide
Limoges

Limoges

at 30 km (direction west), in the Haute-Vienne department

Limoges is not usually featured on a list of 'must be visited...

See Limoges guide
 
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Lac de Saint-Pardoux

Lac de Saint-Pardoux

at 35 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

The Lac de Saint-Pardoux s a large leisure lake in the Haute-Vienne...

See Lac de Saint-Pardoux guide
Treignac

Treignac

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction south-south-east), in the Correze department

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

See Treignac guide
Aixe-sur-Vienne

Aixe-sur-Vienne

at 40 km (direction west), in the Haute-Vienne department

The quiet town of Aixe-sur-Vienne has few important monuments, but is a...

See Aixe-sur-Vienne guide
Aubusson

Aubusson

at 42 km (direction east)

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

See Aubusson guide
La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 42 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See La Souterraine guide
Oradour-sur-Glane

Oradour-sur-Glane

at 48 km (direction west), in the Haute-Vienne department

The village of Oradour-sur-Glane is a memorial town, now maintained in the...

See Oradour-sur-Glane guide
Bellac

Bellac

at 54 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

The small market town of Bellac has some medieval houses of interest,...

See Bellac guide
Meymac

Meymac

at 55 km (direction east-south-east), in the Correze department

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

See Meymac guide
Segur-le-Chateau

Segur-le-Chateau

Most Beautiful Village at 56 km (direction south-west), in the Correze department

The part of Segur-le-Chateau with medieval houses next to the river is...

See Segur-le-Chateau guide
Le-Dorat

Le-Dorat

at 58 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

In the small town of Le Dorat you will enjoy exploring the...

See Le-Dorat guide

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

Map of places to visit near Auriat

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Markets in and near Auriat

  • Bourganeuf: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Limoges: market every day (32km)
  • Saint-Pardoux: market Wednesday (35km)
  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (37km)
  • Bugeat: market Thursday - seasonal market only (38km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (39km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (41km)
  • Felletin: market Friday (41km)
  • Aubusson: market Saturday (41km)
  • Meymac: market Friday - seasonal market only (54km)

More information about Auriat, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Auriat, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Limousin (30km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Millevaches en Limousin (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre (Solignac) (32km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Hilaire-les-Places (46km)
 
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Geography and distances

Auriat is in the southern-centre of France at 37 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Auriat is 336 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Auriat

Canton: Bourganeuf

Arrondissement: Guéret

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23400

Distance to Auriat

from Gueret (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 336 km

from Calais: 565 km

from Nice: 505 km

from Bordeaux: 208 km

from Strasbourg: 550 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Champnetery, Cheissoux, Saint-Amand-Jartoudeix, Saint-Julien-le-Petit, Saint-Moreil, Saint-Priest-Palus and Sauviat-sur-Vige.

This page in French: Visiter Auriat

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