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Chavanat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chavanat in Creuse

Photo is of Aubusson at 16 km from Chavanat

Visit Chavanat: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubusson at 16 km and Lake Vassiviere at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chavanat, 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 Chavanat in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 16 km (direction east)

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

See Aubusson guide
Lake Vassiviere

Lake Vassiviere

Scenery at 18 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Lake Vassiviere guide


at 39 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat, with its medieval houses and collegiale church, is a reminder that...

See Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat guide


Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction south-south-west), in the Correze department

The medieval quarter around the 11th century church is the highlight in...

See Treignac guide
La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 49 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See La Souterraine guide


at 49 km (direction south-south-east), in the Correze department

Meymac should be beter known to tourists - the stone buildings in...

See Meymac guide


at 54 km (direction south-south-east), in the Correze department

Saint-Angel is a very small village but also a pleasant diversion when...

See Saint-Angel guide


at 55 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

The small village of Pierre-Buffiere is listed as a village d'etape -...

See Pierre-Buffiere guide


at 65 km (direction east-north-east), in the Allier department

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

See Montlucon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chavanat


Markets in and near Chavanat

  • Aubusson: market Saturday (16km)
  • Bourganeuf: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (16km)
  • Felletin: market Friday (18km)
  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (25km)
  • Bugeat: market Thursday - seasonal market only (40km)
  • Auzances: market Tuesday (42km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (48km)

More information about Chavanat, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Chavanat, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Millevaches en Limousin (32km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la Ganille (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Chavanat is in the southern-centre of France at 25 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Chavanat is 324 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chavanat

Canton: Saint-Sulpice-les-Champs

Arrondissement: Aubusson

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23250

Distance to Chavanat

from Gueret (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 324 km

from Calais: 556 km

from Nice: 487 km

from Bordeaux: 234 km

from Strasbourg: 525 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Banize, La Pouge, Le Monteil-Au-Vicomte, Saint-Georges-la-Pouge, Saint-Hilaire-le-Chateau, Saint-Pierre-Bellevue, Saint-Sulpice-les-Champs and Vidaillat.

This page in French: Visiter Chavanat

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