La Foret-du-Temple tourism and travel guide

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

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La Foret-du-Temple is situated in the Creuse department and Limousin region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), 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).

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

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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!


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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

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)

  • Chateauroux (45km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Foret-du-Temple

Canton: Bonnat

Arrondissement: Guéret

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

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