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Le Chauchet tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Chauchet in Creuse

Photo is of Aubusson at 21 km from Le Chauchet

Visit Le Chauchet: highlights and tourist information

To Visit Attractions

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubusson at 21 km and Montlucon at 33 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Le Chauchet, 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 Le Chauchet in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 21 km (direction south-west)

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

See Aubusson guide


at 33 km (direction north-east), in the Allier department

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

See Montlucon guide


at 49 km (direction north-east), in the Cher department

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

See Culan guide
Lake Vassiviere

Lake Vassiviere

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

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

See Lake Vassiviere guide


at 53 km (direction north-east), in the Allier department

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

See Herisson guide


at 61 km (direction south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Orcival is home to one of the most important roman style churches...

See Orcival guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 62 km (direction east-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Puy-de-Dome is the most famous, and most accessible of the Auvergne volcanoes...

See Puy de Dome guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Chauchet


Markets in and near Le Chauchet

  • Auzances: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (19km)
  • Aubusson: market Saturday (21km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Felletin: market Friday (28km)
  • Pionsat: market Friday (28km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (28km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (32km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (32km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (33km)

Hotels near Le Chauchet

More information about Le Chauchet, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Le Chauchet, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (33km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Gouzon (12km)

Geography and distances

Le Chauchet is in the southern-centre of France at 36 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Le Chauchet is 306 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Chauchet

Canton: Chénérailles

Arrondissement: Aubusson

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23130

Distance to Le Chauchet

from Gueret (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 306 km

from Calais: 540 km

from Nice: 472 km

from Bordeaux: 267 km

from Strasbourg: 492 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Serre-Bussiere-Vieille, Peyrat-la-Noniere, Saint-Julien-le-Chatel, Saint-Loup, Saint-Priest, Sannat and Tardes.

This page in French: Visiter Le Chauchet

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