Saint-Alpinien tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Alpinien in Creuse

Photo is of Aubusson at 6 km from Saint-Alpinien

Visit Saint-Alpinien: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Saint-Alpinien in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubusson at 6 km and Lake Vassiviere at 35 km.

Saint-Alpinien, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Aubusson guide
Lake Vassiviere

Lake Vassiviere

Scenery at 35 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Lake Vassiviere guide


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

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

See Montlucon guide


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

Meymac should be beter known to tourists - the stone buildings in...

See Meymac guide
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at 57 km (direction east-south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Orcival is home to one of the most important roman style churches...

See Orcival guide
La Bourboule

La Bourboule

at 58 km (direction south-east), in the Puy-de-Dome department

La Bourboule is one of the most impressive of the belle-epoque spa...

See La Bourboule guide


Most Beautiful Village at 60 km (direction south-west), in the Correze department

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

See Treignac guide


at 63 km (direction 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

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Alpinien


Markets in and near Saint-Alpinien

  • Aubusson: market Saturday (6km)
  • Felletin: market Friday (12km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (16km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Auzances: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (36km)
  • Bourganeuf: market Wednesday (37km)
  • Pionsat: market Friday (38km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (41km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (47km)

More information about Saint-Alpinien, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Saint-Alpinien, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Millevaches en Limousin (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pierres Jaumetres (34km)
  • Lac de Vassivière (35km)
  • Banne d'Ordanche (58km)
  • Lac du Guery (61km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Gouzon (24km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Alpinien is in the southern-centre of France at 36 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Saint-Alpinien is 320 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Alpinien

Canton: Aubusson

Arrondissement: Aubusson

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23200

Distance to Saint-Alpinien

from Gueret (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 320 km

from Calais: 553 km

from Nice: 470 km

from Bordeaux: 254 km

from Strasbourg: 506 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Alpinien from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubusson, Bellegarde-en-Marche, Bosroger, Champagnat, La Chaussade, Saint-Amand, Saint-Maixant, Saint-Pardoux-le-Neuf and Saint-Silvain-Bellegarde.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Alpinien


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