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Visit Leyrat: highlights and tourist information

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Leyrat is situated in the Creuse department and Limousin region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the southern-centre of France at 39 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Leyrat is 277 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Culan at 21 km and Montlucon at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Leyrat, 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 Leyrat 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 Leyrat

Markets in and near Leyrat

  • Boussac: market Thursday (6km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (19km)
  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (23km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (24km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (30km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (36km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (36km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (36km)
  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (39km)
  • Auzances: market Tuesday (41km)

More information about Leyrat, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Leyrat, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Neuvy-Saint-Sépulchre collegiale St Etienne (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (45km)

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (26km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (5km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (32km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (33km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pierres Jaumetres (10km)
  • Foret de Troncais (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Gouzon (19km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (44km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Leyrat

Canton: Boussac

Arrondissement: Guéret

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23600

Distance to Leyrat

from Gueret (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 277 km

from Calais: 511 km

from Nice: 490 km

from Bordeaux: 280 km

from Strasbourg: 479 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boussac, Boussac-Bourg, Lavaufranche, Saint-Pierre-le-Bost, Saint-Sauvier, Saint-Silvain-Bas-le-Roc and Treignat.

This page in French: Visiter Leyrat

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