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Roches tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of La Chatre at 33 km from Roches

Visit Roches: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include La Chatre at 33 km and Aubusson at 39 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Roches, 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 Roches in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

La Chatre

La Chatre

at 33 km (direction ), in the Indre department

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

See La Chatre guide


at 39 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Aubusson guide


at 40 km (direction south-south-east), in the Indre department

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

See Nohant-Vic guide
La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 40 km (direction west)

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

See La Souterraine guide


at 40 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 40 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

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

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide


at 41 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

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

See Saint-Chartier guide


at 47 km (direction east), in the Allier department

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

See Montlucon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

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

See Saint-Benoit-du-Sault guide


at 50 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

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

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide


at 63 km (direction 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

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

Map of places to visit near Roches


Markets in and near Roches

  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (16km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (18km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (25km)
  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (35km)
  • Aubusson: market Saturday (39km)
  • Bourganeuf: market Wednesday (41km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (42km)
  • Felletin: market Friday (46km)
  • Auzances: market Tuesday (48km)

More information about Roches, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Roches, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Neuvy-Saint-Sépulchre collegiale St Etienne (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (38km)

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (29km)
  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (31km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (40km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (43km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pierres Jaumetres (17km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Roches is in the southern-centre of France at 16 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Roches is 287 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Roches

Canton: Châtelus-Malvaleix

Arrondissement: Guéret

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23270

Distance to Roches

from Gueret (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 287 km

from Calais: 519 km

from Nice: 504 km

from Bordeaux: 257 km

from Strasbourg: 502 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chatelus-Malvaleix, Jouillat, Ladapeyre and Saint-Dizier-les-Domaines.

This page in French: Visiter Roches

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