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Lavaveix-les-Mines tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lavaveix-les-Mines in Creuse

Photo is of Aubusson at 14 km from Lavaveix-les-Mines

Visit Lavaveix-les-Mines: highlights and tourist information

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Lavaveix-les-Mines is situated in the Creuse department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubusson at 14 km and Lake Vassiviere at 34 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lavaveix-les-Mines, 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 Lavaveix-les-Mines in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 14 km (direction south-east)

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

See Aubusson guide
Lake Vassiviere

Lake Vassiviere

Scenery at 34 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Lake Vassiviere guide


at 50 km (direction east-north-east), in the Allier department

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

See Montlucon guide
La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 50 km (direction west-north-west)

La Souterraine is one of those 'hard to find' traditional...

See La Souterraine guide


at 53 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat guide


Most Beautiful Village at 62 km (direction north-west), in the Indre department

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

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide


at 68 km (direction north-east), in the Allier department

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

See Herisson guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lavaveix-les-Mines


Markets in and near Lavaveix-les-Mines

Market days in Lavaveix-les-Mines: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (0km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (3km)
  • Aubusson: market Saturday (14km)
  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (20km)
  • Felletin: market Friday (22km)
  • Bourganeuf: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Auzances: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (32km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (47km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (50km)

More information about Lavaveix-les-Mines, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Lavaveix-les-Mines, France

What to do at Lavaveix-les-Mines? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Lavaveix-les-Mines.

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Millevaches en Limousin (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (41km)
  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Gouzon (18km)
  • Eguzon-Chantome (57km)

Geography and distances

Lavaveix-les-Mines is in the southern-centre of France at 20 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Lavaveix-les-Mines is 310 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lavaveix-les-Mines

Canton: Chénérailles

Arrondissement: Aubusson

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23150

Distance to Lavaveix-les-Mines

from Gueret (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 310 km

from Calais: 543 km

from Nice: 486 km

from Bordeaux: 249 km

from Strasbourg: 510 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Lavaveix-les-Mines from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ahun, Chamberaud, Franseches, Issoudun-Letrieix, Moutier-d'Ahun, Saint-Martial-le-Mont, Saint-Medard-la-Rochette and Saint-Pardoux-les-Cards.

This page in French: Visiter Lavaveix-les-Mines

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