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Pontarion tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lake Vassiviere at 20 km from Pontarion

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Visit Pontarion: highlights and tourist information

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Pontarion is situated in the Creuse department and Limousin region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the southern-centre of France at 19 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Pontarion is 320 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lake Vassiviere at 20 km and Aubusson at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pontarion, 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 Pontarion in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Pontarion


Markets in and near Pontarion

  • Bourganeuf: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (19km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (20km)
  • Aubusson: market Saturday (25km)
  • Felletin: market Friday (28km)
  • Saint-Pardoux: market Wednesday (44km)
  • Bugeat: market Thursday - seasonal market only (45km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (48km)

More information about Pontarion, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Pontarion, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Millevaches en Limousin (39km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre (Solignac) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (47km)
  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (58km)

Sites of natural beauty

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Pontarion

Canton: Pontarion

Arrondissement: Guéret

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23250

Distance to Pontarion

from Gueret (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 320 km

from Calais: 551 km

from Nice: 498 km

from Bordeaux: 229 km

from Strasbourg: 530 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Chapelle-Saint-Martial, Mansat-la-Courriere, Saint-Hilaire-le-Chateau, Sardent, Soubrebost, Thauron and Vidaillat.

This page in French: Visiter Pontarion

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