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La Foret-du-Temple tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Foret-du-Temple in Creuse

Photo is of La Chatre at 19 km from La Foret-du-Temple

Visit La Foret-du-Temple: highlights and tourist information

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La Foret-du-Temple is situated in the Creuse department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Chatre at 19 km and Nohant-Vic at 24 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Foret-du-Temple, 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 La Foret-du-Temple in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

La Chatre

La Chatre

at 19 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre department

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

See La Chatre guide


at 24 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre department

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

See Nohant-Vic guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

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

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide


at 26 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre department

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

See Saint-Chartier guide


at 35 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

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

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide


at 37 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cher department

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

See Culan guide
La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See La Souterraine guide


Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction west), in the Indre department

The unspoiled medieval streets in the 'most beautiful village' of...

See Saint-Benoit-du-Sault guide


at 46 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre department

A little remote from the main tourist routes, Chateauroux is quite...

See Chateauroux guide
Lac de Saint-Pardoux

Lac de Saint-Pardoux

at 63 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

The Lac de Saint-Pardoux s a large leisure lake...

See Lac de Saint-Pardoux guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Foret-du-Temple


Markets in and near La Foret-du-Temple

  • Boussac: market Thursday (25km)
  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (27km)
  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (28km)
  • Argenton-sur-Creuse: market Saturday (34km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (39km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (41km)
  • Lignieres: market Monday (42km)
  • Saint-Gaultier: market Friday (44km)
  • Chateauroux: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday all day & Friday (45km)

More information about La Foret-du-Temple, Limousin

Tourist attractions near La Foret-du-Temple, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Neuvy-Saint-Sépulchre collegiale St Etienne (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (21km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (23km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (49km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (55km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (22km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (24km)
  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (33km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (34km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pierres Jaumetres (28km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Eguzon-Chantome (25km)
  • Gouzon (36km)
  • La Souterraine (38km)
  • Bessines-sur-Gartempe (54km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

La Foret-du-Temple is in the southern-centre of France at 28 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: La Foret-du-Temple is 273 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Foret-du-Temple

Canton: Bonnat

Arrondissement: Guéret

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23360

Distance to La Foret-du-Temple

from Gueret (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 273 km

from Calais: 503 km

from Nice: 518 km

from Bordeaux: 261 km

from Strasbourg: 500 km

Getting here

For driving distances to La Foret-du-Temple from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Mortroux, Moutier-Malcard and Nouziers.

This page in French: Visiter La Foret-du-Temple

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