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Measnes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Measnes in Creuse

Photo is of Gargilesse-Dampierre at 18 km from Measnes

Visit Measnes: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Gargilesse-Dampierre at 18 km and La Chatre at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Measnes, 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 Measnes in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

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

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 25 km (direction north-east), in the Indre department

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

See La Chatre guide


at 28 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

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

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide


at 28 km (direction north-east), in the Indre department

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

See Nohant-Vic guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction west), in the Indre department

The unspoiled medieval streets in the 'most beautiful village' of...

See Saint-Benoit-du-Sault guide
La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See La Souterraine guide


at 30 km (direction north-east), in the Indre department

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

See Saint-Chartier guide


at 44 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre department

A little remote from the main tourist routes, Chateauroux is quite a...

See Chateauroux guide


at 46 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cher department

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

See Culan guide
Lac de Saint-Pardoux

Lac de Saint-Pardoux

at 55 km (direction 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
Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 57 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

This quiet region of small lakes and fields is a...

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide

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

Map of places to visit near Measnes


Markets in and near Measnes

  • Argenton-sur-Creuse: market Saturday (26km)
  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (28km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (34km)
  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (36km)
  • Saint-Gaultier: market Friday (36km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (42km)
  • Chateauroux: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday all day & Friday (44km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (45km)
  • Lignieres: market Monday (48km)
  • Saint-Pardoux: market Wednesday (55km)

More information about Measnes, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Measnes, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (28km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (12km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (28km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (42km)
  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Eguzon-Chantome (15km)
  • La Souterraine (30km)
  • Gouzon (43km)
  • Bessines-sur-Gartempe (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Measnes is in the southern-centre of France at 28 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Measnes is 275 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Measnes

Canton: Bonnat

Arrondissement: Guéret

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23360

Distance to Measnes

from Gueret (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 275 km

from Calais: 504 km

from Nice: 526 km

from Bordeaux: 254 km

from Strasbourg: 509 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aigurande, Lourdoueix-Saint-Michel, Lourdoueix-Saint-Pierre and Nouzerolles.

This page in French: Visiter Measnes

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