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Pontcharraud tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pontcharraud in Creuse

Photo is of Aubusson at 13 km from Pontcharraud

Visit Pontcharraud: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubusson at 13 km and Lake Vassiviere at 33 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pontcharraud, 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 Pontcharraud in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 13 km (direction north-west)

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

See Aubusson guide
Lake Vassiviere

Lake Vassiviere

Scenery at 33 km (direction west), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Lake Vassiviere guide


at 38 km (direction south-south-west), in the Correze department

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

See Meymac guide


at 40 km (direction south), in the Correze department

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

See Saint-Angel guide
La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 47 km (direction east-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See La Bourboule guide


at 48 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
Chateau de Val

Chateau de Val

Castle at 50 km (direction south-south-east), in the Cantal department

The Chateau de Val is an impressive medieval castle on the edge...

See Chateau de Val guide


Most Beautiful Village at 52 km (direction west-south-west), in the Correze department

The medieval quarter around the 11th century church is...

See Treignac guide


at 52 km (direction east-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

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

See Mont-Dore guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pontcharraud


Markets in and near Pontcharraud

  • Felletin: market Friday (8km)
  • Aubusson: market Saturday (13km)
  • Auzances: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (27km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Ussel: market Saturday (35km)
  • Meymac: market Friday - seasonal market only (38km)
  • Bugeat: market Thursday - seasonal market only (40km)
  • Bourganeuf: market Wednesday (41km)
  • Pionsat: market Friday (42km)

More information about Pontcharraud, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Pontcharraud, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Millevaches en Limousin (29km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Orcival) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la Ganille (35km)
  • Jardins de Cordès (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Gouzon (37km)

Geography and distances

Pontcharraud is in the southern-centre of France at 46 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Pontcharraud is 333 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pontcharraud

Canton: Crocq

Arrondissement: Aubusson

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23260

Distance to Pontcharraud

from Gueret (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 333 km

from Calais: 566 km

from Nice: 462 km

from Bordeaux: 250 km

from Strasbourg: 512 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Moutier-Rozeille, Neoux, Poussanges, Saint-Frion, Saint-Georges-Nigremont, Saint-Maurice-Pres-Crocq, Saint-Pardoux-d'Arnet and Sainte-Feyre-la-Montagne.

This page in French: Visiter Pontcharraud

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