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Dun-le-Palestel tourism and travel guide

Photo of Dun-le-Palestel in Creuse

Photo is of La Souterraine at 16 km from Dun-le-Palestel

Visit Dun-le-Palestel: highlights and tourist information

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Dun-le-Palestel is situated in the Creuse department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Souterraine at 16 km and Gargilesse-Dampierre at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Dun-le-Palestel, 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 Dun-le-Palestel in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 16 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See La Souterraine guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre department

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

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

The unspoiled medieval streets in the 'most beautiful village' of Saint-Benoit-de-Sault...

See Saint-Benoit-du-Sault guide


at 34 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre department

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

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 39 km (direction north-east), in the Indre department

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

See La Chatre guide
Lac de Saint-Pardoux

Lac de Saint-Pardoux

at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

The Lac de Saint-Pardoux s a large leisure lake in...

See Lac de Saint-Pardoux guide


at 43 km (direction north-east), in the Indre department

The 18th century French manor house where George Sand lived is the...

See Nohant-Vic guide


at 45 km (direction north-east), in the Indre department

Take a stroll through the grounds of the castle...

See Saint-Chartier guide


at 46 km (direction west), in the Haute-Vienne department

In the small town of Le Dorat you will enjoy...

See Le-Dorat guide


at 52 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

The small market town of Bellac has some medieval...

See Bellac guide


at 55 km (direction south-east)

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

See Aubusson guide
Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 60 km (direction north-west), in the Indre department

This quiet region of small lakes and fields is...

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide


at 64 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

The village of Oradour-sur-Glane is a memorial town, now maintained in the...

See Oradour-sur-Glane guide

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

Map of places to visit near Dun-le-Palestel


Markets in and near Dun-le-Palestel

  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (22km)
  • Argenton-sur-Creuse: market Saturday (32km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (38km)
  • Bourganeuf: market Wednesday (40km)
  • Saint-Pardoux: market Wednesday (41km)
  • Saint-Gaultier: market Friday (41km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (42km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (42km)
  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (50km)
  • Aubusson: market Saturday (55km)

More information about Dun-le-Palestel, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Dun-le-Palestel, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (10km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (43km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (56km)

Sites of natural beauty

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • La Souterraine (16km)
  • Eguzon-Chantome (17km)
  • Bessines-sur-Gartempe (32km)
  • Gouzon (46km)

Geography and distances

Dun-le-Palestel is in the southern-centre of France at 22 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Dun-le-Palestel is 288 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Dun-le-Palestel

Canton: Dun-le-Palestel

Arrondissement: Guéret

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23800

Distance to Dun-le-Palestel

from Gueret (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 288 km

from Calais: 517 km

from Nice: 527 km

from Bordeaux: 239 km

from Strasbourg: 523 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Dun-le-Palestel from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Colondannes, Lafat, Maison-Feyne, Naillat, Sagnat, Saint-Sulpice-le-Dunois and Villard.

This page in French: Visiter Dun-le-Palestel

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