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Dontreix tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Aubusson at 30 km from Dontreix

Visit Dontreix: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubusson at 30 km and Volvic at 39 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Dontreix, 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 Dontreix in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Aubusson

Aubusson

at 30 km (direction west)

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

See Aubusson guide
Volvic

Volvic

at 39 km (direction east-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Volvic guide
Montlucon

Montlucon

at 40 km (direction east-south-east), in the Allier department

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

See Montlucon guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 40 km (direction east-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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Orcival

Orcival

at 40 km (direction south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Orcival guide
Mozac

Mozac

at 43 km (direction east-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Mozac guide
Riom

Riom

at 44 km (direction east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Riom guide
La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 46 km (direction south-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
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

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

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 47 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
Mont-Dore

Mont-Dore

at 50 km (direction south-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Mont-Dore is well placed to explore the scenic splendours of...

See Mont-Dore guide
Charroux

Charroux

Most Beautiful Village at 52 km (direction east-north-east), in the Allier department

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

See Charroux guide
Murol

Murol

Castle at 54 km (direction south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The highlight of a visit to Murol is the...

See Murol guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 55 km (direction east-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide

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Map of places to visit near Dontreix

 
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Markets in and near Dontreix

  • Auzances: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Pionsat: market Friday (17km)
  • Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: market Saturday (29km)
  • Aubusson: market Saturday (31km)
  • Felletin: market Friday (32km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (34km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (36km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (38km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (39km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (41km)

More information about Dontreix, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Dontreix, France

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

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 (54km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (39km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre de Mozac (Mozac) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (45km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Clermont-ferrand) (48km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (53km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Saint-Saturnin) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Cordès (40km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (44km)
  • Jardins du château d'Opme (51km)
  • Jardins du château de la Batisse (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt des Colettes (38km)
  • Pierres Jaumetres (42km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (45km)
  • Lac du Guery (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Gouzon (34km)
  • Montmarault (48km)
 
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Geography and distances

Dontreix is in the southern-centre of France at 57 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Dontreix is 319 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Dontreix

Canton: Auzances

Arrondissement: Aubusson

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23700

Distance to Dontreix

from Gueret (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 319 km

from Calais: 554 km

from Nice: 450 km

from Bordeaux: 276 km

from Strasbourg: 486 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auzances, Montel-de-Gelat and Vergheas.

This page in French: Visiter Dontreix

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