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Clairavaux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Clairavaux in Creuse

Photo is of Aubusson at 19 km from Clairavaux

Visit Clairavaux: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubusson at 19 km and Lake Vassiviere at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Clairavaux, 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 Clairavaux in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 19 km (direction )

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

See Aubusson guide
Lake Vassiviere

Lake Vassiviere

Scenery at 25 km (direction west), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Lake Vassiviere guide


at 28 km (direction south), in the Correze department

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

See Meymac guide


at 31 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


Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Correze department

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

See Treignac guide
Chateau de Val

Chateau de Val

Castle at 46 km (direction south-east), in the Cantal department

The Chateau de Val is an impressive medieval castle on the edge...

See Chateau de Val guide
La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 49 km (direction east-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
Correze (village)

Correze (village)

at 51 km (direction south-west), in the Correze department

Correze is a very small village but the historic quarter certainly merits...

See Correze (village) guide


at 55 km (direction east-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


at 62 km (direction west-south-west), in the Correze department

The Vézère Valley below and the numerous historic monuments up the hill...

See Uzerche guide
Arboretum Al Gaulhia

Arboretum Al Gaulhia

Garden at 62 km (direction west-south-west), in the Correze department

The Arboretum Al Gaulhia is a 10 hectare arboretum with gardens and...

See Arboretum Al Gaulhia guide

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

Map of places to visit near Clairavaux


Markets in and near Clairavaux

  • Felletin: market Friday (11km)
  • Aubusson: market Saturday (19km)
  • Meymac: market Friday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Bugeat: market Thursday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Ussel: market Saturday (28km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (33km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (35km)
  • Bourganeuf: market Wednesday (37km)
  • Auzances: market Tuesday (37km)
  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (49km)

More information about Clairavaux, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Clairavaux, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Millevaches en Limousin (17km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la Ganille (28km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (45km)

Sites of natural beauty


Geography and distances

Clairavaux is in the southern-centre of France at 49 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Clairavaux is 342 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Clairavaux

Canton: Courtine

Arrondissement: Aubusson

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23500

Distance to Clairavaux

from Gueret (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 342 km

from Calais: 575 km

from Nice: 465 km

from Bordeaux: 239 km

from Strasbourg: 524 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Croze, Feniers, Gioux, Le Mas-d'Artige and Poussanges.

This page in French: Visiter Clairavaux

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