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Fontanieres tourism and travel guide

Photo of Fontanieres in Creuse

Photo is of Montlucon at 27 km from Fontanieres

Visit Fontanieres: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Montlucon at 27 km and Aubusson at 31 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fontanieres, 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 Fontanieres in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Montlucon

Montlucon

at 27 km (direction north-north-east), in the Allier department

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

See Montlucon guide
Aubusson

Aubusson

at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Aubusson guide
Herisson

Herisson

at 47 km (direction north-north-east), in the Allier department

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

See Herisson guide
Volvic

Volvic

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

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

See Volvic guide
 
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Culan

Culan

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

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

See Culan guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 52 km (direction south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Puy de Dome guide
Mozac

Mozac

at 52 km (direction east-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Mozac guide
Riom

Riom

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

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

See Riom guide
Orcival

Orcival

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

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

See Orcival guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 58 km (direction east-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 58 km (direction east-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The basilica of Notre-Dame-du-Port in Clermont-Ferrand is one of...

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Lake Vassiviere

Lake Vassiviere

Scenery at 60 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Lake Vassiviere guide
Saint-Saturnin

Saint-Saturnin

Most Beautiful Village at 68 km (direction south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Saint-Saturnin guide

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Map of places to visit near Fontanieres

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Markets in and near Fontanieres

  • Auzances: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Pionsat: market Friday (15km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (23km)
  • Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: market Saturday (26km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (27km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (27km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (28km)
  • Aubusson: market Saturday (31km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (32km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (34km)

More information about Fontanieres, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Fontanieres, France

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

Grand sites of France

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (52km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (35km)
  • Parc du château de Blanzat (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pierres Jaumetres (29km)
  • Forêt des Colettes (36km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Gouzon (22km)
  • Montmarault (42km)
 
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Geography and distances

Fontanieres is in the southern-centre of France at 49 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Fontanieres is 306 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Fontanieres

Canton: Évaux-les-Bains

Arrondissement: Aubusson

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23110

Distance to Fontanieres

from Gueret (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 306 km

from Calais: 540 km

from Nice: 461 km

from Bordeaux: 278 km

from Strasbourg: 482 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arfeuille-Chatain, Charron, Chateau-sur-Cher, Reterre and Saint-Julien-la-Genete.

This page in French: Visiter Fontanieres

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