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Saint-Avit-le-Pauvre tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Avit-le-Pauvre in Creuse

Photo is of Aubusson at 11 km from Saint-Avit-le-Pauvre

Visit Saint-Avit-le-Pauvre: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Avit-le-Pauvre is situated in the Creuse department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubusson at 11 km and Lake Vassiviere at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Avit-le-Pauvre, 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 Saint-Avit-le-Pauvre in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Aubusson guide
Lake Vassiviere

Lake Vassiviere

Scenery at 25 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Lake Vassiviere guide


at 46 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
La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 51 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See La Souterraine guide


at 58 km (direction east-north-east), in the Allier department

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

See Montlucon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Avit-le-Pauvre


Markets in and near Saint-Avit-le-Pauvre

  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (9km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Aubusson: market Saturday (11km)
  • Felletin: market Friday (16km)
  • Bourganeuf: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (24km)
  • Auzances: market Tuesday (35km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (41km)
  • Bugeat: market Thursday - seasonal market only (45km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (56km)

More information about Saint-Avit-le-Pauvre, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Saint-Avit-le-Pauvre, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Millevaches en Limousin (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (50km)
  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (55km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Saint-Avit-le-Pauvre is in the southern-centre of France at 24 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Saint-Avit-le-Pauvre is 319 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Avit-le-Pauvre

Canton: Saint-Sulpice-les-Champs

Arrondissement: Aubusson

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23480

Distance to Saint-Avit-le-Pauvre

from Gueret (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 319 km

from Calais: 551 km

from Nice: 484 km

from Bordeaux: 242 km

from Strasbourg: 518 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Avit-le-Pauvre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ars, Chamberaud, Franseches, Le Donzeil, Saint-Georges-la-Pouge, Saint-Martial-le-Mont, Saint-Michel-de-Veisse and Saint-Sulpice-les-Champs.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Avit-le-Pauvre

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