Champagnat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Champagnat in Creuse

Photo is of Aubusson at 11 km from Champagnat

Visit Champagnat: highlights and tourist information

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Champagnat 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 Champagnat in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubusson at 11 km and Lake Vassiviere at 40 km.

Champagnat, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Aubusson guide
Lake Vassiviere

Lake Vassiviere

Scenery at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Lake Vassiviere guide
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at 44 km (direction north-east), in the Allier department

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

See Montlucon guide


at 57 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 59 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


at 64 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

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

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Map of places to visit near Champagnat


Markets in and near Champagnat

  • Aubusson: market Saturday (12km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (16km)
  • Auzances: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Felletin: market Friday (17km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Pionsat: market Friday (33km)
  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (36km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (37km)
  • Bourganeuf: market Wednesday (41km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (42km)

More information about Champagnat, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Champagnat, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Millevaches en Limousin (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (43km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (57km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Gouzon (20km)

Geography and distances

Champagnat is in the southern-centre of France at 36 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Champagnat is 316 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Champagnat

Canton: Bellegarde-en-Marche

Arrondissement: Aubusson

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23190

Distance to Champagnat

from Gueret (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 316 km

from Calais: 549 km

from Nice: 470 km

from Bordeaux: 259 km

from Strasbourg: 501 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bellegarde-en-Marche, Bosroger, La Chaussade, La Serre-Bussiere-Vieille, Lupersat, Puy-Malsignat, Saint-Alpinien, Saint-Amand, Saint-Domet, Saint-Maixant and Saint-Silvain-Bellegarde.

This page in French: Visiter Champagnat


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