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Cressat tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Aubusson at 21 km from Cressat

Visit Cressat: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubusson at 21 km and Lake Vassiviere at 41 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cressat, 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 Cressat in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Aubusson

Aubusson

at 21 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Aubusson guide
Lake Vassiviere

Lake Vassiviere

Scenery at 41 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Lake Vassiviere guide
Montlucon

Montlucon

at 44 km (direction east-north-east), in the Allier department

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

See Montlucon guide
Culan

Culan

at 49 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cher department

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

See Culan guide
 
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La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 49 km (direction west)

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

See La Souterraine guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 50 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre department

La Chatre is a small town and quick to...

See La Chatre guide
Gargilesse-Dampierre

Gargilesse-Dampierre

Most Beautiful Village at 57 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
Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat

Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat

at 58 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat guide
Herisson

Herisson

at 62 km (direction east-north-east), in the Allier department

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

See Herisson guide
Argenton-sur-Creuse

Argenton-sur-Creuse

at 67 km (direction north-west), in the Indre department

There are several churches of interest here in Argenton-sur-Creuse, and...

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cressat

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Markets in and near Cressat

  • Ahun: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (8km)
  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (19km)
  • Aubusson: market Saturday (21km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (25km)
  • Felletin: market Friday (29km)
  • Auzances: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Bourganeuf: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (41km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (44km)

More information about Cressat, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Cressat, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (33km)
  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Gouzon (11km)
  • Eguzon-Chantome (53km)
 
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Geography and distances

Cressat is in the southern-centre of France at 19 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Cressat is 302 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cressat

Canton: Ahun

Arrondissement: Guéret

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23140

Distance to Cressat

from Gueret (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 302 km

from Calais: 535 km

from Nice: 488 km

from Bordeaux: 254 km

from Strasbourg: 504 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chenerailles, Jarnages, Moutier-d'Ahun, Saint-Dizier-la-Tour and Vigeville.

This page in French: Visiter Cressat

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