Glenic tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of La Souterraine at 34 km from Glenic

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Glenic in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Souterraine at 34 km and Aubusson at 35 km.

Glenic, France: places to visit and attractions

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

La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 34 km (direction west)

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

See La Souterraine guide


at 35 km (direction south-east)

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

See Aubusson guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

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

La Chatre is a small town and quick to explore - before setting off...

See La Chatre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction north-west), in the Indre department

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

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide
Lake Vassiviere

Lake Vassiviere

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

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

See Lake Vassiviere guide


at 46 km (direction south), in the Indre department

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

See Nohant-Vic guide


Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

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

See Saint-Benoit-du-Sault guide


at 48 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

Take a stroll through the grounds of the castle here in the quiet town...

See Saint-Chartier guide


at 49 km (direction north-east), in the Cher department

The castle at Culan is one of the most interesting in the quiet Cher...

See Culan guide


at 51 km (direction north-west), in the Indre department

There are several churches of interest here in Argenton-sur-Creuse, and a very pretty walk...

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide
Lac de Saint-Pardoux

Lac de Saint-Pardoux

at 53 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

The Lac de Saint-Pardoux s a large leisure lake in the Haute-Vienne department...

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at 54 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat guide

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Map of places to visit near Glenic


Markets in and near Glenic

  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (7km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (21km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (26km)
  • Bourganeuf: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Aubusson: market Saturday (35km)
  • Felletin: market Friday (42km)
  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (43km)
  • Auzances: market Tuesday (50km)
  • Argenton-sur-Creuse: market Saturday (50km)

More information about Glenic, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Glenic, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (30km)
  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (37km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pierres Jaumetres (23km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Gouzon (25km)
  • La Souterraine (34km)
  • Eguzon-Chantome (36km)
  • Bessines-sur-Gartempe (44km)

Geography and distances

Glenic is in the southern-centre of France at 7 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Glenic is 294 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Glenic

Canton: Guéret-Nord

Arrondissement: Guéret

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23380

Distance to Glenic

from Gueret (prefecture): 7 km

from Paris: 294 km

from Calais: 526 km

from Nice: 505 km

from Bordeaux: 248 km

from Strasbourg: 511 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ajain, Anzeme, Champsanglard, Gueret, Jouillat and Saint-Fiel.

This page in French: Visiter Glenic