La Souterraine tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Souterraine in Creuse

Visit La Souterraine: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: La Souterraine is one of those 'hard to find' traditional French towns that are always a pleasure to discover

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near La Souterraine. For detailed visitor information see the La Souterraine travel guide.

La Souterraine is situated in the Creuse department and Limousin region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the southern-centre of France at 30 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: La Souterraine is 298 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for La Souterraine include "village d'etape".

Popular places to visit nearby include Lac de Saint-Pardoux at 25 km and Le-Dorat at 31 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Souterraine, 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 Souterraine in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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

Map of places to visit near La Souterraine

Markets in and near La Souterraine

  • Saint-Pardoux: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (30km)
  • Bourganeuf: market Wednesday (38km)
  • Argenton-sur-Creuse: market Saturday (38km)
  • Saint-Gaultier: market Friday (45km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (46km)
  • Limoges: market every day (48km)
  • Le Blanc: market Saturday (55km)
  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (59km)

More information about La Souterraine, Limousin

Tourist attractions near La Souterraine, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting La Souterraine.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (57km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (20km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (58km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Saint-Pardoux (27km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Bessines-sur-Gartempe (17km)
  • Eguzon-Chantome (24km)
  • Bellac (36km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Souterraine

Canton: Souterraine

Arrondissement: Guéret

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23300

Distance to La Souterraine

from Gueret (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 298 km

from Calais: 525 km

from Nice: 535 km

from Bordeaux: 224 km

from Strasbourg: 538 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Saint-Agnant-de-Versillat, Saint-Maurice-la-Souterraine and Saint-Priest-la-Feuille.

This page in French: Visiter La Souterraine