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Chambon-Sainte-Croix tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Gargilesse-Dampierre at 22 km from Chambon-Sainte-Croix

Visit Chambon-Sainte-Croix: highlights and tourist information

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Chambon-Sainte-Croix is situated in the Creuse department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Gargilesse-Dampierre at 22 km and La Souterraine at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chambon-Sainte-Croix, 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 Chambon-Sainte-Croix in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction north-west), in the Indre department

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

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide
La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See La Souterraine guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 30 km (direction north-east), in the Indre department

La Chatre is a small town and quick to...

See La Chatre guide


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

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

See Saint-Benoit-du-Sault guide


at 33 km (direction north-west), in the Indre department

There are several churches of interest here in Argenton-sur-Creuse, and a...

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide


at 35 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre department

The 18th century French manor house where George Sand...

See Nohant-Vic guide


at 36 km (direction north-east), in the Indre department

Take a stroll through the grounds of the castle here...

See Saint-Chartier guide


at 49 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cher department

The castle at Culan is one of the most...

See Culan guide
Lac de Saint-Pardoux

Lac de Saint-Pardoux

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

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

See Lac de Saint-Pardoux guide


at 54 km (direction south-east)

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

See Aubusson guide
Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 61 km (direction north-west), in the Indre department

This quiet region of small lakes and fields is a perfect place...

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chambon-Sainte-Croix


Markets in and near Chambon-Sainte-Croix

  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (22km)
  • Argenton-sur-Creuse: market Saturday (31km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (34km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (37km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (40km)
  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (40km)
  • Saint-Gaultier: market Friday (41km)
  • Bourganeuf: market Wednesday (45km)
  • Saint-Pardoux: market Wednesday (50km)
  • Lignieres: market Monday (54km)

More information about Chambon-Sainte-Croix, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Chambon-Sainte-Croix, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (34km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (12km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (35km)
  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (43km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Eguzon-Chantome (18km)
  • La Souterraine (26km)
  • Gouzon (40km)
  • Bessines-sur-Gartempe (42km)

Geography and distances

Chambon-Sainte-Croix is in the southern-centre of France at 22 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Chambon-Sainte-Croix is 281 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chambon-Sainte-Croix

Canton: Bonnat

Arrondissement: Guéret

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23220

Distance to Chambon-Sainte-Croix

from Gueret (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 281 km

from Calais: 511 km

from Nice: 523 km

from Bordeaux: 249 km

from Strasbourg: 513 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Chambon-Sainte-Croix from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cheniers, La Celle-Dunoise, Lourdoueix-Saint-Pierre, Nouzerolles and Villard.

This page in French: Visiter Chambon-Sainte-Croix

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