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Le Grand-Bourg tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Grand-Bourg in Creuse

Photo is of La Souterraine at 15 km from Le Grand-Bourg

Visit Le Grand-Bourg: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include La Souterraine at 15 km and Lac de Saint-Pardoux at 30 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Le Grand-Bourg, 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 Grand-Bourg in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See La Souterraine guide
Lac de Saint-Pardoux

Lac de Saint-Pardoux

at 30 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

The Lac de Saint-Pardoux s a large leisure lake...

See Lac de Saint-Pardoux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 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


at 38 km (direction south-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat guide


Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction south-south-west), in the Indre department

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

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide
Lake Vassiviere

Lake Vassiviere

Scenery at 42 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Lake Vassiviere guide


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

In the small town of Le Dorat you will enjoy exploring...

See Le-Dorat guide


at 46 km (direction west), in the Haute-Vienne department

The small market town of Bellac has some medieval houses of...

See Bellac guide


at 46 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Aubusson guide


at 47 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

Limoges is not usually featured on a list of 'must be...

See Limoges guide


at 49 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre department

There are several churches of interest here in Argenton-sur-Creuse,...

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide


at 54 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

The village of Oradour-sur-Glane is a memorial town, now...

See Oradour-sur-Glane guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 54 km (direction north-east), in the Indre department

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

See La Chatre guide


at 56 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

The quiet town of Aixe-sur-Vienne has few important monuments,...

See Aixe-sur-Vienne guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Grand-Bourg


Markets in and near Le Grand-Bourg

  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (17km)
  • Bourganeuf: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Saint-Pardoux: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (35km)
  • Aubusson: market Saturday (46km)
  • Limoges: market every day (47km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (49km)
  • Felletin: market Friday (51km)
  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (62km)

More information about Le Grand-Bourg, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Le Grand-Bourg, France

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


  • Aquarium du Limousin (47km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre (Solignac) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (26km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • La Souterraine (15km)
  • Bessines-sur-Gartempe (22km)
  • Eguzon-Chantome (32km)

Geography and distances

Le Grand-Bourg is in the southern-centre of France at 17 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Le Grand-Bourg is 304 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Grand-Bourg

Canton: Grand-Bourg

Arrondissement: Guéret

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23240

Distance to Le Grand-Bourg

from Gueret (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 304 km

from Calais: 533 km

from Nice: 520 km

from Bordeaux: 227 km

from Strasbourg: 533 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Le Grand-Bourg from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Benevent-l'Abbaye, Chamborand, Lizieres and Saint-Priest-la-Plaine.

This page in French: Visiter Le Grand-Bourg

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