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Les Mars tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Aubusson at 24 km from Les Mars

Visit Les Mars: highlights and tourist information

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Les Mars is situated in the Creuse department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubusson at 24 km and Montlucon at 41 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Les Mars, 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 Les Mars in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Aubusson

Aubusson

at 24 km (direction west)

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

See Aubusson guide
Montlucon

Montlucon

at 41 km (direction north-north-east), in the Allier department

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

See Montlucon guide
Orcival

Orcival

at 43 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 44 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
 
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Volvic

Volvic

at 45 km (direction east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

One of the most famous bottled waters in the world is from...

See Volvic guide
La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 48 km (direction south-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

La Bourboule is one of the most impressive of the belle-epoque spa...

See La Bourboule guide
Mozac

Mozac

at 48 km (direction east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The interesting Abbey of Saint-Pierre in Mozac combines early roman elements and...

See Mozac guide
Riom

Riom

at 50 km (direction east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The quiet regional town of Riom has several monuments of historical importance...

See Riom guide
Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand

at 52 km (direction east-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The Cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption, in sombre black lava stone, dominates the historic centre...

See Clermont-Ferrand guide
Mont-Dore

Mont-Dore

at 52 km (direction south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Mont-Dore is well placed to explore the scenic splendours of the area...

See Mont-Dore guide
Lake Vassiviere

Lake Vassiviere

Scenery at 52 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
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 52 km (direction east-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The basilica of Notre-Dame-du-Port in Clermont-Ferrand is one of the most important...

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide
Meymac

Meymac

at 55 km (direction south-west), in the Correze department

Meymac should be beter known to tourists - the stone buildings in...

See Meymac guide
Murol

Murol

Castle at 58 km (direction south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The highlight of a visit to Murol is the Chateau de Murol...

See Murol guide

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Map of places to visit near Les Mars

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Markets in and near Les Mars

  • Auzances: market Tuesday (5km)
  • Pionsat: market Friday (22km)
  • Aubusson: market Saturday (24km)
  • Felletin: market Friday (26km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (32km)
  • Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: market Saturday (34km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (35km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (37km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (40km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (41km)

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Tourist attractions near Les Mars, France

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

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) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (50km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Cordès (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pierres Jaumetres (39km)
  • Forêt des Colettes (43km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (47km)
  • Lac du Guery (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Gouzon (30km)
  • Montmarault (52km)
 
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Geography and distances

Les Mars is in the southern-centre of France at 52 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Les Mars is 320 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Les Mars

Canton: Auzances

Arrondissement: Aubusson

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23700

Distance to Les Mars

from Gueret (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 320 km

from Calais: 554 km

from Nice: 455 km

from Bordeaux: 270 km

from Strasbourg: 492 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Les Mars 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, Le Compas, Lioux-les-Monges and Sermur.

This page in French: Visiter Les Mars

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