La Souterraine tourism and travel guide

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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

La Souterraine is situated in the Creuse department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

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.

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to La Souterraine in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lac de Saint-Pardoux at 25 km and Le-Dorat at 31 km.

La Souterraine, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre department

The unspoiled medieval streets in the 'most beautiful village' of Saint-Benoit-de-Sault quickly...

See Saint-Benoit-du-Sault guide
Lac de Saint-Pardoux

Lac de Saint-Pardoux

at 25 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Lac de Saint-Pardoux guide


at 31 km (direction west), in the Haute-Vienne department

In the small town of Le Dorat you will enjoy exploring the...

See Le-Dorat guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre department

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

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide


at 36 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

The small market town of Bellac has some medieval houses of interest,...

See Bellac guide


at 39 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre department

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

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide


at 44 km (direction south), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat guide


Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

Now listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France', Mortemart is a...

See Mortemart guide


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

Montrol-Senard is a traditional Limousin village which has been turned into an...

See Montrol-Senard guide


at 48 km (direction south-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Limoges guide


at 49 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

The village of Oradour-sur-Glane is a memorial town, now maintained in the...

See Oradour-sur-Glane guide


at 52 km (direction west-north-west), in the Vienne department

Although it is quite a small town, there is a lot to...

See Montmorillon guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 54 km (direction north-east), in the Indre department

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

See La Chatre guide
Lake Vassiviere

Lake Vassiviere

Scenery at 55 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

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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

What to do at La Souterraine? 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

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

La Souterraine is in the southern-centre of France at 30 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: La Souterraine is 298 kilometres from Paris).

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