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Mainsat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mainsat in Creuse

Photo is of Aubusson at 20 km from Mainsat

Visit Mainsat: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubusson at 20 km and Montlucon at 36 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Mainsat, 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 Mainsat in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Aubusson guide


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

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

See Montlucon 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...

See Lake Vassiviere guide


at 54 km (direction south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Orcival is home to one of the most important roman style...

See Orcival guide
Puy de Dome

Puy de Dome

at 55 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

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

Map of places to visit near Mainsat


Markets in and near Mainsat

  • Auzances: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Aubusson: market Saturday (20km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (23km)
  • Pionsat: market Friday (24km)
  • Felletin: market Friday (25km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (34km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (35km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (36km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (36km)

More information about Mainsat, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Mainsat, France

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

Grand sites of France

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Millevaches en Limousin (51km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (39km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Gouzon (19km)
  • Montmarault (53km)

Geography and distances

Mainsat is in the southern-centre of France at 42 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Mainsat is 312 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mainsat

Canton: Bellegarde-en-Marche

Arrondissement: Aubusson

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23700

Distance to Mainsat

from Gueret (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 312 km

from Calais: 546 km

from Nice: 465 km

from Bordeaux: 268 km

from Strasbourg: 492 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arfeuille-Chatain, Bussiere-Nouvelle, La Serre-Bussiere-Vieille and Saint-Priest.

This page in French: Visiter Mainsat

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