Gueret tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gueret in Creuse

Photo is of La Souterraine at 30 km from Gueret

Visit Gueret: highlights and tourist information

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Gueret 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 Gueret in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Souterraine at 30 km and Aubusson at 33 km.

Gueret, 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 30 km (direction west)

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

See La Souterraine guide


at 33 km (direction south-east)

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

See Aubusson guide
Lake Vassiviere

Lake Vassiviere

Scenery at 40 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


Most Beautiful Village at 43 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
La Chatre

La Chatre

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

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

See La Chatre guide
Lac de Saint-Pardoux

Lac de Saint-Pardoux

at 47 km (direction west), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Lac de Saint-Pardoux guide


at 47 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...

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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 54 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


at 56 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 60 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

Limoges is not usually featured on a list of 'must be visited places' but...

See Limoges guide

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

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Map of places to visit near Gueret


Markets in and near Gueret

Market days in Gueret: weekly market: Thursday all day & Saturday all day;

  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (0km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (20km)
  • Bourganeuf: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (33km)
  • Aubusson: market Saturday (33km)
  • Felletin: market Friday (40km)
  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (50km)

More information about Gueret, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Gueret, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (31km)
  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Gouzon (28km)
  • La Souterraine (30km)
  • Eguzon-Chantome (37km)
  • Bessines-sur-Gartempe (39km)

Geography and distances

Gueret is in the southern-centre of France - it is the prefecture (capital) of the Creuse department (general information: Gueret is 301 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gueret

Canton: Guéret

Arrondissement: Guéret

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23000

Distance to Gueret

from Gueret (prefecture): 0 km

from Paris: 301 km

from Calais: 531 km

from Nice: 506 km

from Bordeaux: 242 km

from Strasbourg: 517 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Glenic, La Brionne, La Sauniere, Saint-Fiel, Saint-Leger-le-Gueretois, Saint-Sulpice-le-Gueretois, Saint-Victor-en-Marche and Sainte-Feyre.

This page in French: Visiter Gueret