Lavaufranche tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Montlucon at 26 km from Lavaufranche

Visit Lavaufranche: highlights and tourist information

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

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Montlucon at 26 km and Culan at 26 km.

Lavaufranche, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 26 km (direction east), in the Allier department

Periods of prosperity in the 12th, 15th and 19th centuries have each...

See Montlucon guide


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

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

See Culan guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 36 km (direction north-west), in the Indre department

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

See La Chatre guide


at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Allier department

The ruined castle and the historic centre along the banks of the...

See Herisson guide


at 41 km (direction south-south-west)

Aubusson is world famous for the rugs that have been produced here...

See Aubusson guide


at 43 km (direction north-west), in the Indre department

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

See Nohant-Vic guide


at 43 km (direction north-west), in the Indre department

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

See Saint-Chartier guide

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Lavaufranche, France

What to do at Lavaufranche? 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

Lavaufranche is in the southern-centre of France at 35 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Lavaufranche is 282 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lavaufranche

Canton: Boussac

Arrondissement: Guéret

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

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