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Malval tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of La Chatre at 27 km from Malval

Visit Malval: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include La Chatre at 27 km and Gargilesse-Dampierre at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Malval, 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 Malval in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

La Chatre

La Chatre

at 27 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre department

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

See La Chatre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

Gargilesse-Dampierre is a very small village, but also very pretty and in...

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide


at 33 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre department

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

See Nohant-Vic guide
La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

La Souterraine is one of those 'hard to find' traditional French towns...

See La Souterraine guide


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

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

See Saint-Chartier guide


at 39 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

There are several churches of interest here in Argenton-sur-Creuse, and a very...

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

The unspoiled medieval streets in the 'most beautiful village' of Saint-Benoit-de-Sault quickly...

See Saint-Benoit-du-Sault guide


at 42 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cher department

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

See Culan guide


at 49 km (direction south-east)

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

See Aubusson guide
Lac de Saint-Pardoux

Lac de Saint-Pardoux

at 57 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

The Lac de Saint-Pardoux s a large leisure lake in the Haute-Vienne...

See Lac de Saint-Pardoux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Malval


Markets in and near Malval

  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (20km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (25km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (34km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (35km)
  • Argenton-sur-Creuse: market Saturday (38km)
  • Bourganeuf: market Wednesday (45km)
  • Saint-Gaultier: market Friday (47km)
  • Aubusson: market Saturday (49km)
  • Lignieres: market Monday (50km)

More information about Malval, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Malval, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Neuvy-Saint-Sépulchre collegiale St Etienne (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (28km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (31km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (38km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (62km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (21km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (33km)
  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (35km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (41km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pierres Jaumetres (26km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Eguzon-Chantome (25km)
  • Gouzon (32km)
  • La Souterraine (33km)
  • Bessines-sur-Gartempe (48km)

Geography and distances

Malval is in the southern-centre of France at 20 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Malval is 281 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Malval

Canton: Bonnat

Arrondissement: Guéret

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23220

Distance to Malval

from Gueret (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 281 km

from Calais: 511 km

from Nice: 515 km

from Bordeaux: 255 km

from Strasbourg: 506 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bonnat, Cheniers, Le Bourg-d'Hem, Linard, Mortroux and Moutier-Malcard.

This page in French: Visiter Malval

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