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Chenerailles tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chenerailles in Creuse

Photo is of Aubusson at 17 km from Chenerailles

Visit Chenerailles: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubusson at 17 km and Montlucon at 42 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chenerailles, 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 Chenerailles in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 17 km (direction south)

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

See Aubusson guide


at 42 km (direction east-north-east), in the Allier department

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

See Montlucon guide
Lake Vassiviere

Lake Vassiviere

Scenery at 42 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Lake Vassiviere guide


at 50 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cher department

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

See Culan guide


at 60 km (direction north-east), in the Allier department

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

See Herisson guide


Most Beautiful Village at 63 km (direction north-west), in the Indre department

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

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chenerailles


Markets in and near Chenerailles

  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (8km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Aubusson: market Saturday (18km)
  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (25km)
  • Felletin: market Friday (25km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (26km)
  • Auzances: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Bourganeuf: market Wednesday (37km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (39km)
  • Pionsat: market Friday (40km)

More information about Chenerailles, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Chenerailles, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (34km)
  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Gouzon (10km)

Geography and distances

Chenerailles is in the southern-centre of France at 25 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Chenerailles is 305 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chenerailles

Canton: Chénérailles

Arrondissement: Aubusson

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23130

Distance to Chenerailles

from Gueret (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 305 km

from Calais: 538 km

from Nice: 482 km

from Bordeaux: 257 km

from Strasbourg: 502 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cressat, Issoudun-Letrieix, Pierrefitte, Saint-Chabrais, Saint-Dizier-la-Tour and Saint-Pardoux-les-Cards.

This page in French: Visiter Chenerailles

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