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Pionnat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pionnat in Creuse

Photo is of Aubusson at 26 km from Pionnat

Visit Pionnat: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubusson at 26 km and Lake Vassiviere at 42 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Pionnat, 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 Pionnat in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 26 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Aubusson guide
Lake Vassiviere

Lake Vassiviere

Scenery at 42 km (direction south-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Lake Vassiviere guide
La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 42 km (direction west)

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

See La Souterraine guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 46 km (direction west), in the Indre department

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

See La Chatre guide


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

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

See Montlucon guide


at 49 km (direction north-east), in the Cher department

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

See Culan guide


Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction north-west), in the Indre department

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

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide


at 55 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat, with its medieval houses and collegiale church, is a reminder that...

See Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat guide


Most Beautiful Village at 57 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

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

See Saint-Benoit-du-Sault guide


at 61 km (direction north-west), in the Indre department

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

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pionnat


Markets in and near Pionnat

  • Ahun: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (12km)
  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (12km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (25km)
  • Aubusson: market Saturday (26km)
  • Bourganeuf: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Felletin: market Friday (34km)
  • Auzances: market Tuesday (40km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (44km)
  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (46km)

More information about Pionnat, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Pionnat, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (35km)
  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Pionnat is in the southern-centre of France at 12 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Pionnat is 300 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pionnat

Canton: Ahun

Arrondissement: Guéret

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23140

Distance to Pionnat

from Gueret (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 300 km

from Calais: 532 km

from Nice: 495 km

from Bordeaux: 251 km

from Strasbourg: 507 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ajain, Jarnages, Mazeirat, Saint-Hilaire-la-Plaine, Saint-Laurent and Vigeville.

This page in French: Visiter Pionnat

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