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Flayat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Flayat in Creuse

Photo is of Aubusson at 26 km from Flayat

Visit Flayat: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubusson at 26 km and Meymac at 32 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Flayat, 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 Flayat in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 26 km (direction north-west)

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

See Aubusson guide


at 32 km (direction south-west), in the Correze department

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

See Meymac guide


at 32 km (direction south-south-west), in the Correze department

Saint-Angel is a very small village but also a pleasant diversion when...

See Saint-Angel guide
La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 35 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


at 37 km (direction east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Orcival guide
Chateau de Val

Chateau de Val

Castle at 38 km (direction south-south-east), in the Cantal department

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

See Chateau de Val guide


at 40 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
Lake Vassiviere

Lake Vassiviere

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

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

See Lake Vassiviere guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 45 km (direction east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Puy-de-Dome is the most famous, and most accessible of the Auvergne volcanoes...

See Puy de Dome guide


Castle at 49 km (direction east-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Murol guide


at 53 km (direction east-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

It is the impressive roman architecture of the Church of St-Nectaire-le-Haut that...

See Saint-Nectaire guide


Most Beautiful Village at 53 km (direction west-south-west), in the Correze department

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

See Treignac guide
Parc des Volcans

Parc des Volcans

Scenery at 56 km (direction south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The Natural Regional Park of the Volcanoes is a beautiful region of...

See Parc des Volcans guide
Correze (village)

Correze (village)

at 60 km (direction south-west), in the Correze department

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

See Correze (village) guide

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

Map of places to visit near Flayat


Markets in and near Flayat

  • Felletin: market Friday (20km)
  • Ussel: market Saturday (26km)
  • Aubusson: market Saturday (26km)
  • Auzances: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Meymac: market Friday - seasonal market only (32km)
  • La Bourboule: market Saturday (35km)
  • Mont-Dore: market Friday all day (40km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (40km)
  • Bugeat: market Thursday - seasonal market only (40km)
  • Bort-les-Orgues: market Tuesday & Saturday (43km)

Hotels near Flayat

More information about Flayat, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Flayat, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la Ganille (26km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (37km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Banne d'Ordanche (35km)
  • Lac du Guery (39km)
  • Lac de Vassivière (41km)
  • Puy de Sancy (43km)
  • Lac Pavin (50km)

Geography and distances

Flayat is in the southern-centre of France at 59 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Flayat is 343 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Flayat

Canton: Crocq

Arrondissement: Aubusson

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23260

Distance to Flayat

from Gueret (prefecture): 59 km

from Paris: 343 km

from Calais: 577 km

from Nice: 449 km

from Bordeaux: 254 km

from Strasbourg: 512 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Fernoel, Malleret, Saint-Agnant-Pres-Crocq, Saint-Merd-la-Breuille and Saint-Oradoux-de-Chirouze.

This page in French: Visiter Flayat

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