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Charron tourism and travel guide

Photo of Charron in Creuse

Photo is of Montlucon at 31 km from Charron

Visit Charron: highlights and tourist information

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Charron is situated in the Creuse department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Montlucon at 31 km and Aubusson at 32 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Charron, 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 Charron in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Montlucon

Montlucon

at 31 km (direction ), in the Allier department

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

See Montlucon guide
Aubusson

Aubusson

at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Aubusson guide
Volvic

Volvic

at 42 km (direction east-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

One of the most famous bottled waters in the world is from...

See Volvic guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 45 km (direction south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Puy-de-Dome is the most famous, and most accessible of the Auvergne...

See Puy de Dome guide
 
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Mozac

Mozac

at 45 km (direction east-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The interesting Abbey of Saint-Pierre in Mozac combines early...

See Mozac guide
Riom

Riom

at 46 km (direction east-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The quiet regional town of Riom has several monuments of historical...

See Riom guide
Orcival

Orcival

at 47 km (direction south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Orcival is home to one of the most important roman style churches...

See Orcival guide
Charroux

Charroux

Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction east-north-east), in the Allier department

Charroux is a very quiet Auvergne village, unusual in the 'village...

See Charroux guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 51 km (direction east-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The Cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption, in sombre black lava stone, dominates the...

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 51 km (direction east-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The basilica of Notre-Dame-du-Port in Clermont-Ferrand is one of the most important...

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Herisson

Herisson

at 51 km (direction north-north-east), in the Allier department

The ruined castle and the historic centre along the banks...

See Herisson guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 60 km (direction south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

With ancient narrow streets, an imposing church and its position on the...

See Saint-Saturnin guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 69 km (direction south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Montpeyroux is a small village now listed among the 'most...

See Montpeyroux guide

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Map of places to visit near Charron

 
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Markets in and near Charron

  • Auzances: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Pionsat: market Friday (12km)
  • Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: market Saturday (24km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (26km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (29km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (31km)
  • Aubusson: market Saturday (33km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (34km)
  • Felletin: market Friday (36km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (37km)

More information about Charron, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Charron, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Millevaches en Limousin (60km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (45km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (50km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (52km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (42km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (47km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (47km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (55km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (34km)
  • Pierres Jaumetres (37km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Gouzon (29km)
  • Montmarault (42km)
 
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Geography and distances

Charron is in the southern-centre of France at 55 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Charron is 311 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Charron

Canton: Auzances

Arrondissement: Aubusson

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23700

Distance to Charron

from Gueret (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 311 km

from Calais: 546 km

from Nice: 454 km

from Bordeaux: 280 km

from Strasbourg: 481 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auzances, Bussieres, Fontanieres, Roche-d'Agoux, Rougnat, Saint-Hilaire, Saint-Maurice-Pres-Pionsat and Vergheas.

This page in French: Visiter Charron

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