Jouillat tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of La Souterraine at 35 km from Jouillat

Visit Jouillat: highlights and tourist information

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Jouillat 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 Jouillat in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Souterraine at 35 km and La Chatre at 37 km.

Jouillat, 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 35 km (direction west)

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

See La Souterraine guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 37 km (direction west), in the Indre department

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

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at 38 km (direction south-east)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction north-west), in the Indre department

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

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at 43 km (direction north-west), in the Indre department

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

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at 44 km (direction north-west), in the Indre department

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

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at 45 km (direction north-east), in the Cher department

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

See Culan 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...

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at 49 km (direction north-west), in the Indre department

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

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Lake Vassiviere

Lake Vassiviere

Scenery at 50 km (direction south-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

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at 58 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

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Map of places to visit near Jouillat


Markets in and near Jouillat

  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (11km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (24km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (24km)
  • Bourganeuf: market Wednesday (36km)
  • Aubusson: market Saturday (38km)
  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (40km)
  • Felletin: market Friday (45km)
  • Argenton-sur-Creuse: market Saturday (48km)
  • Auzances: market Tuesday (50km)

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Tourist attractions near Jouillat, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Neuvy-Saint-Sépulchre collegiale St Etienne (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (39km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (41km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (28km)
  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (34km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (43km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (48km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (56km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pierres Jaumetres (22km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Gouzon (24km)
  • Eguzon-Chantome (34km)
  • La Souterraine (35km)
  • Bessines-sur-Gartempe (47km)

Geography and distances

Jouillat is in the southern-centre of France at 11 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Jouillat is 291 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Jouillat

Canton: Guéret-Nord

Arrondissement: Guéret

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23220

Distance to Jouillat

from Gueret (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 291 km

from Calais: 522 km

from Nice: 506 km

from Bordeaux: 251 km

from Strasbourg: 508 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Jouillat 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, Glenic, Roches and Saint-Fiel.

This page in French: Visiter Jouillat