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Basville tourism and travel guide

Photo of Basville in Creuse

Photo is of Aubusson at 20 km from Basville

Visit Basville: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubusson at 20 km and Orcival at 40 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Basville, 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 Basville in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Aubusson

Aubusson

at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Aubusson guide
Orcival

Orcival

at 40 km (direction east-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Orcival is home to one of the most important roman style churches...

See Orcival guide
La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 41 km (direction south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See La Bourboule guide
Meymac

Meymac

at 42 km (direction south-west), in the Correze department

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

See Meymac guide
 
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Saint-Angel

Saint-Angel

at 43 km (direction south-south-west), in the Correze department

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

See Saint-Angel guide
Lake Vassiviere

Lake Vassiviere

Scenery at 43 km (direction west), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Lake Vassiviere guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 45 km (direction east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Puy-de-Dome is the most famous, and most accessible of the Auvergne volcanoes...

See Puy de Dome guide
Mont-Dore

Mont-Dore

at 46 km (direction south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Mont-Dore guide
Chateau de Val

Chateau de Val

Castle at 48 km (direction south-south-east), in the Cantal department

The Chateau de Val is an impressive medieval castle on the edge...

See Chateau de Val guide
Volvic

Volvic

at 49 km (direction east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

One of the most famous bottled waters in the world is from...

See Volvic guide
Murol

Murol

Castle at 54 km (direction east-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The highlight of a visit to Murol is the Chateau de Murol...

See Murol guide
Saint-Nectaire

Saint-Nectaire

at 57 km (direction east-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

It is the impressive roman architecture of the Church of St-Nectaire-le-Haut that...

See Saint-Nectaire guide
Treignac

Treignac

Most Beautiful Village at 60 km (direction west-south-west), in the Correze department

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

See Treignac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Basville

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Markets in and near Basville

  • Felletin: market Friday (17km)
  • Auzances: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Aubusson: market Saturday (20km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (33km)
  • Pionsat: market Friday (35km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (36km)
  • Ussel: market Saturday (37km)
  • La Bourboule: market Saturday (41km)
  • Meymac: market Friday - seasonal market only (42km)
  • Mont-Dore: market Friday all day (46km)

More information about Basville, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Basville, France

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

Grand sites of France

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Millevaches en Limousin (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (39km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la Ganille (37km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Banne d'Ordanche (41km)
  • Lac de Vassivière (43km)
  • Lac du Guery (44km)
  • Puy de Sancy (50km)
  • Forêt des Colettes (55km)
  • Lac Pavin (56km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Gouzon (38km)
 
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Geography and distances

Basville is in the southern-centre of France at 53 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Basville is 332 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Basville

Canton: Crocq

Arrondissement: Aubusson

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23260

Distance to Basville

from Gueret (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 332 km

from Calais: 566 km

from Nice: 454 km

from Bordeaux: 259 km

from Strasbourg: 504 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Crocq, La Villeneuve, La Villetelle, Saint-Bard, Saint-Maurice-Pres-Crocq, Saint-Oradoux-Pres-Crocq and Saint-Pardoux-d'Arnet.

This page in French: Visiter Basville

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