Chard tourism and travel guide

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Visit Chard: highlights and tourist information

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Chard is situated in the Creuse department and Limousin region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the southern-centre of France at 53 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Chard is 324 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubusson at 24 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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Chard, 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 Chard in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Chard

Markets in and near Chard

  • Auzances: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Aubusson: market Saturday (24km)
  • Felletin: market Friday (24km)
  • Pionsat: market Friday (25km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (33km)
  • Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: market Saturday (37km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (37km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (41km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (43km)
  • La Bourboule: market Saturday (45km)

More information about Chard, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Chard, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Chard.

Grand sites of France

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Millevaches en Limousin (47km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (49km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Cordès (40km)
  • Jardin de la Ganille (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pierres Jaumetres (43km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (44km)
  • Lac du Guery (45km)
  • Forêt des Colettes (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Gouzon (33km)
  • Montmarault (56km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Chard

Canton: Auzances

Arrondissement: Aubusson

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

Postcode: 23700

Distance to Chard

from Gueret (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 324 km

from Calais: 558 km

from Nice: 453 km

from Bordeaux: 268 km

from Strasbourg: 494 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brousse, Chatelard, La Villeneuve, Le Compas, Les Mars, Lioux-les-Monges, Merinchal, Saint-Bard and Sermur.

This page in French: Visiter Chard