Banize tourism and travel guide

Photo of Banize in Creuse

Photo is of Aubusson at 14 km from Banize

Visit Banize: highlights and tourist information

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Banize 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 Banize in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubusson at 14 km and Lake Vassiviere at 17 km.

Banize, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 14 km (direction east)

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

See Aubusson guide
Lake Vassiviere

Lake Vassiviere

Scenery at 17 km (direction 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 41 km (direction 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


at 46 km (direction south-south-east), in the Correze department

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

See Meymac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction south-south-west), in the Correze department

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

See Treignac guide


at 51 km (direction south-south-east), in the Correze department

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

See Saint-Angel guide
La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 52 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See La Souterraine guide


at 56 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Pierre-Buffiere guide


at 65 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

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Map of places to visit near Banize


Markets in and near Banize

  • Aubusson: market Saturday (13km)
  • Felletin: market Friday (15km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (17km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Bourganeuf: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (29km)
  • Bugeat: market Thursday - seasonal market only (37km)
  • Auzances: market Tuesday (40km)
  • Meymac: market Friday - seasonal market only (46km)
  • Ussel: market Saturday (49km)

More information about Banize, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Banize, France

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

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 (29km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la Ganille (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Banize is in the southern-centre of France at 29 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Banize is 326 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Banize

Canton: Saint-Sulpice-les-Champs

Arrondissement: Aubusson

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23120

Distance to Banize

from Gueret (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 326 km

from Calais: 558 km

from Nice: 484 km

from Bordeaux: 235 km

from Strasbourg: 525 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chavanat, La Pouge, Le Monteil-Au-Vicomte, Saint-Michel-de-Veisse and Saint-Yrieix-la-Montagne.

This page in French: Visiter Banize