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Leyrat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Leyrat in Creuse

Photo is of Culan at 21 km from Leyrat

Visit Leyrat: highlights and tourist information

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

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!

Culan

Culan

at 21 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cher department

The castle at Culan is one of the most interesting in the...

See Culan guide
Montlucon

Montlucon

at 24 km (direction east), in the Allier department

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

See Montlucon guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 34 km (direction north-west), in the Indre department

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

See La Chatre guide
Herisson

Herisson

at 36 km (direction east-north-east), in the Allier department

The ruined castle and the historic centre along the banks of the...

See Herisson guide
 
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Nohant-Vic

Nohant-Vic

at 40 km (direction north-west), in the Indre department

The 18th century French manor house where George Sand lived is the...

See Nohant-Vic guide
Saint-Chartier

Saint-Chartier

at 40 km (direction north-west), in the Indre department

Take a stroll through the grounds of the castle...

See Saint-Chartier guide
Aubusson

Aubusson

at 46 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Aubusson guide
Chateauroux

Chateauroux

at 68 km (direction north-west), in the Indre department

A little remote from the main tourist routes, Chateauroux...

See Chateauroux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Leyrat

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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)
 
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Geography and distances

Leyrat is in the southern-centre of France at 39 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Leyrat is 277 kilometres from Paris).

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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