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Franseches tourism and travel guide

Photo of Franseches in Creuse

Photo is of Aubusson at 11 km from Franseches

Visit Franseches: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubusson at 11 km and Lake Vassiviere at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Franseches, 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 Franseches in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Aubusson guide
Lake Vassiviere

Lake Vassiviere

Scenery at 27 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Lake Vassiviere guide


at 48 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat guide
La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 50 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See La Souterraine guide


at 56 km (direction east-north-east), in the Allier department

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

See Montlucon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Franseches


Markets in and near Franseches

  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (7km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Aubusson: market Saturday (12km)
  • Felletin: market Friday (18km)
  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (22km)
  • Bourganeuf: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Auzances: market Tuesday (35km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (39km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (53km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (56km)

More information about Franseches, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Franseches, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Millevaches en Limousin (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (48km)
  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Franseches is in the southern-centre of France at 22 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Franseches is 316 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Franseches

Canton: Saint-Sulpice-les-Champs

Arrondissement: Aubusson

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23480

Distance to Franseches

from Gueret (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 316 km

from Calais: 548 km

from Nice: 485 km

from Bordeaux: 243 km

from Strasbourg: 516 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ars, Chamberaud, Lavaveix-les-Mines, Le Donzeil, Saint-Avit-le-Pauvre, Saint-Martial-le-Mont, Saint-Sulpice-les-Champs and sous-Parsat.

This page in French: Visiter Franseches

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