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Photo of Lioux-les-Monges in Creuse

Photo is of Aubusson at 22 km from Lioux-les-Monges

Visit Lioux-les-Monges: highlights and tourist information

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Lioux-les-Monges is situated in the Creuse department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubusson at 22 km and Orcival at 42 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Lioux-les-Monges, 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 Lioux-les-Monges in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 22 km (direction west)

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

See Aubusson guide


at 42 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...

See Puy de Dome guide


at 45 km (direction north-north-east), in the Allier department

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

See Montlucon guide
La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 46 km (direction south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See La Bourboule guide


at 46 km (direction east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Volvic guide
Lake Vassiviere

Lake Vassiviere

Scenery at 49 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


at 49 km (direction east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Mozac guide


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

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

See Mont-Dore guide


at 52 km (direction south-west), in the Correze department

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

See Meymac guide


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


at 53 km (direction south-south-west), in the Correze department

Saint-Angel is a very small village but also a pleasant...

See Saint-Angel guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 53 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...

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide


Castle at 56 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

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

Map of places to visit near Lioux-les-Monges


Markets in and near Lioux-les-Monges

  • Auzances: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Aubusson: market Saturday (22km)
  • Felletin: market Friday (23km)
  • Pionsat: market Friday (25km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (31km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (35km)
  • Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: market Saturday (37km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (41km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (44km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (45km)

More information about Lioux-les-Monges, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Lioux-les-Monges, France

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

Grand sites of France

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Millevaches en Limousin (46km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (41km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Cordès (42km)
  • Jardin de la Ganille (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pierres Jaumetres (41km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (45km)
  • Forêt des Colettes (47km)
  • Lac du Guery (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Gouzon (31km)
  • Montmarault (56km)

Geography and distances

Lioux-les-Monges is in the southern-centre of France at 51 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Lioux-les-Monges is 323 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lioux-les-Monges

Canton: Auzances

Arrondissement: Aubusson

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23700

Distance to Lioux-les-Monges

from Gueret (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 323 km

from Calais: 557 km

from Nice: 454 km

from Bordeaux: 267 km

from Strasbourg: 495 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Lioux-les-Monges from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brousse, Chard, Chatelard, La Villeneuve, Le Compas, Les Mars, Mautes, Merinchal, Saint-Bard and Sermur.

This page in French: Visiter Lioux-les-Monges

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