Lavaufranche tourism and travel guide

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Visit Lavaufranche: highlights and tourist information

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Lavaufranche is situated in the Creuse department and Limousin region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the southern-centre of France at 35 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Lavaufranche is 282 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Montlucon at 26 km and Culan at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lavaufranche, 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 Lavaufranche 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 Lavaufranche

Markets in and near Lavaufranche

  • Boussac: market Thursday (5km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (21km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (26km)
  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (27km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (30km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (31km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (35km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (36km)
  • Auzances: market Tuesday (37km)

More information about Lavaufranche, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Lavaufranche, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Neuvy-Saint-Sépulchre collegiale St Etienne (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (47km)

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (41km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (10km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (36km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (38km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pierres Jaumetres (6km)
  • Foret de Troncais (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Gouzon (15km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (49km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Lavaufranche

Canton: Boussac

Arrondissement: Guéret

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

Postcode: 23600

Distance to Lavaufranche

from Gueret (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 282 km

from Calais: 516 km

from Nice: 489 km

from Bordeaux: 276 km

from Strasbourg: 482 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boussac, Boussac-Bourg, Leyrat, Saint-Silvain-Bas-le-Roc, Soumans, Toulx-Sainte-Croix, Treignat and Verneiges.

This page in French: Visiter Lavaufranche