Le Compas tourism and travel guide

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Visit Le Compas: highlights and tourist information

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Le Compas is situated in the Creuse department and Limousin region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the southern-centre of France at 50 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Le Compas is 318 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubusson at 23 km and Montlucon at 40 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Le Compas, 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 Compas 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 Le Compas

Markets in and near Le Compas

  • Auzances: market Tuesday (4km)
  • Pionsat: market Friday (22km)
  • Aubusson: market Saturday (23km)
  • Felletin: market Friday (26km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (30km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: market Saturday (34km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (36km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (39km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (40km)

More information about Le Compas, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Le Compas, France

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

Grand sites of France

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Millevaches en Limousin (50km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (44km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Cordès (45km)
  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pierres Jaumetres (37km)
  • Forêt des Colettes (44km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (49km)
  • Lac du Guery (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Gouzon (28km)
  • Montmarault (52km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Compas

Canton: Auzances

Arrondissement: Aubusson

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

Postcode: 23700

Distance to Le Compas

from Gueret (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 318 km

from Calais: 553 km

from Nice: 457 km

from Bordeaux: 270 km

from Strasbourg: 491 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auzances, Brousse, Bussiere-Nouvelle, Chard, Chatelard, Les Mars, Lioux-les-Monges and Sermur.

This page in French: Visiter Le Compas