Boussac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Culan at 24 km from Boussac

Visit Boussac: highlights and tourist information

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Boussac 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 Boussac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Culan at 24 km and Montlucon at 30 km.

Boussac, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 24 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cher department

The castle at Culan is one of the most interesting in the quiet Cher...

See Culan guide


at 30 km (direction east), in the Allier department

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

See Montlucon guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 31 km (direction north-west), in the Indre department

La Chatre is a small town and quick to explore - before setting off...

See La Chatre guide


at 38 km (direction north-west), in the Indre department

The 18th century French manor house where George Sand lived is the main attraction...

See Nohant-Vic guide


at 38 km (direction north-west), in the Indre department

Take a stroll through the grounds of the castle here in the quiet town...

See Saint-Chartier guide


at 42 km (direction east-north-east), in the Allier department

The ruined castle and the historic centre along the banks of the Aumance river...

See Herisson guide


at 44 km (direction south)

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

See Aubusson guide


Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

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

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide

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Markets in and near Boussac

Market days in Boussac: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Boussac: market Thursday (0km)
  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (24km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (25km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (30km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (32km)
  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (33km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (35km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (41km)
  • Auzances: market Tuesday (42km)

More information about Boussac, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Boussac, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Neuvy-Saint-Sépulchre collegiale St Etienne (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (42km)

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (36km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (28km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (10km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (33km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (36km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pierres Jaumetres (7km)
  • Foret de Troncais (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Gouzon (18km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (48km)

Geography and distances

Boussac is in the southern-centre of France at 33 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Boussac is 279 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Boussac

Canton: Boussac

Arrondissement: Guéret

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23600

Distance to Boussac

from Gueret (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 279 km

from Calais: 512 km

from Nice: 494 km

from Bordeaux: 275 km

from Strasbourg: 484 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boussac-Bourg, Lavaufranche, Leyrat, Malleret-Boussac, Saint-Pierre-le-Bost and Saint-Silvain-Bas-le-Roc.

This page in French: Visiter Boussac