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Le Donzeil tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Donzeil in Creuse

Photo is of Aubusson at 16 km from Le Donzeil

Visit Le Donzeil: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubusson at 16 km and Lake Vassiviere at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Le Donzeil, 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 Donzeil in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 16 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Aubusson guide
Lake Vassiviere

Lake Vassiviere

Scenery at 26 km (direction south-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Lake Vassiviere guide


at 44 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat guide
La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 45 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See La Souterraine guide


at 59 km (direction east-north-east), in the Allier department

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

See Montlucon guide


at 61 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

The small village of Pierre-Buffiere is listed as a village d'etape -...

See Pierre-Buffiere guide


Most Beautiful Village at 65 km (direction north-west), in the Indre department

The unspoiled medieval streets in the 'most beautiful village' of Saint-Benoit-de-Sault quickly...

See Saint-Benoit-du-Sault guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Donzeil


Markets in and near Le Donzeil

  • Ahun: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (9km)
  • Aubusson: market Saturday (16km)
  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (18km)
  • Bourganeuf: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Felletin: market Friday (21km)
  • Auzances: market Tuesday (40km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (40km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (56km)

More information about Le Donzeil, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Le Donzeil, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Millevaches en Limousin (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (49km)
  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Le Donzeil is in the southern-centre of France at 18 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Le Donzeil is 316 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Donzeil

Canton: Saint-Sulpice-les-Champs

Arrondissement: Aubusson

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23480

Distance to Le Donzeil

from Gueret (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 316 km

from Calais: 547 km

from Nice: 490 km

from Bordeaux: 240 km

from Strasbourg: 519 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chamberaud, Franseches, La Chapelle-Saint-Martial, La Pouge, Lepinas, Saint-Avit-le-Pauvre, Saint-Georges-la-Pouge, Saint-Sulpice-les-Champs and sous-Parsat.

This page in French: Visiter Le Donzeil

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