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Merinchal tourism and travel guide

Photo of Merinchal in Creuse

Photo is of Aubusson at 25 km from Merinchal

Visit Merinchal: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubusson at 25 km and Orcival at 38 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Merinchal, 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 Merinchal in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Aubusson guide


at 38 km (direction east-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 40 km (direction east-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Puy-de-Dome is the most famous, and most accessible of...

See Puy de Dome guide
La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 41 km (direction south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

La Bourboule is one of the most impressive of...

See La Bourboule guide


at 43 km (direction east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Volvic guide


at 45 km (direction south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Mont-Dore guide


at 46 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 48 km (direction north-north-east), in the Allier department

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

See Montlucon guide


at 48 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...

See Clermont-Ferrand guide


at 48 km (direction east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The quiet regional town of Riom has several monuments...

See Riom guide
Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Clermont-Ferrand basilica

Church at 49 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...

See Clermont-Ferrand basilica guide


at 49 km (direction south-west), in the Correze department

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

See Meymac guide


at 50 km (direction south-south-west), in the Correze department

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

See Saint-Angel guide
Lake Vassiviere

Lake Vassiviere

Scenery at 51 km (direction west), in the Haute-Vienne department

The largest lake in Limousin, Lake Vassiviere is a popular leisure...

See Lake Vassiviere guide

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

Map of places to visit near Merinchal


Markets in and near Merinchal

  • Auzances: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Felletin: market Friday (25km)
  • Aubusson: market Saturday (25km)
  • Pionsat: market Friday (27km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (36km)
  • Saint-Eloy-les-Mines: market Saturday (38km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (39km)
  • La Bourboule: market Saturday (41km)
  • Ussel: market Saturday (43km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (43km)

More information about Merinchal, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Merinchal, France

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

Grand sites of France

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Millevaches en Limousin (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léger (Royat) (46km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Saint-Nectaire) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Cordès (38km)
  • Jardin de la Ganille (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Banne d'Ordanche (40km)
  • Lac du Guery (42km)
  • Pierres Jaumetres (46km)
  • Forêt des Colettes (47km)
  • Puy de Sancy (50km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Gouzon (36km)
  • Montmarault (57km)

Geography and distances

Merinchal is in the southern-centre of France at 56 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Merinchal is 327 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Merinchal

Canton: Crocq

Arrondissement: Aubusson

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23420

Distance to Merinchal

from Gueret (prefecture): 56 km

from Paris: 327 km

from Calais: 562 km

from Nice: 450 km

from Bordeaux: 268 km

from Strasbourg: 495 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chard, Chatelard, Lioux-les-Monges and Saint-Avit.

This page in French: Visiter Merinchal

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