Benevent-l'Abbaye tourism and travel guide

Photo of Benevent-l'Abbaye in Creuse

Photo is of La Souterraine at 17 km from Benevent-l'Abbaye

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Benevent-l'Abbaye 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 Benevent-l'Abbaye in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Souterraine at 17 km and Lac de Saint-Pardoux at 27 km.

Benevent-l'Abbaye, France: places to visit and attractions

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

La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 17 km (direction north-west)

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

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Lac de Saint-Pardoux

Lac de Saint-Pardoux

at 27 km (direction west), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

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at 33 km (direction south-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

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Lake Vassiviere

Lake Vassiviere

Scenery at 38 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction north-west), in the Indre department

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

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

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

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

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

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

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

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

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at 45 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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at 50 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

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at 51 km (direction south-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

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at 52 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

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Markets in and near Benevent-l'Abbaye

  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (20km)
  • Bourganeuf: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Saint-Pardoux: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (36km)
  • Limoges: market every day (43km)
  • Aubusson: market Saturday (45km)
  • Felletin: market Friday (49km)

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Tourist attractions near Benevent-l'Abbaye, France

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


  • Aquarium du Limousin (43km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre (Solignac) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (31km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Benevent-l'Abbaye is in the southern-centre of France at 19 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Benevent-l'Abbaye is 309 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Benevent-l'Abbaye

Canton: Bénévent-l'Abbaye

Arrondissement: Guéret

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23210

Distance to Benevent-l'Abbaye

from Gueret (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 309 km

from Calais: 538 km

from Nice: 519 km

from Bordeaux: 223 km

from Strasbourg: 536 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Benevent-l'Abbaye from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arrenes, Aulon, Ceyroux, Chamborand, Le Grand-Bourg, Marsac and Mourioux-Vieilleville.

This page in French: Visiter Benevent-l'Abbaye