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Saint-Eloi tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Eloi in Creuse

Photo is of Lake Vassiviere at 29 km from Saint-Eloi

Visit Saint-Eloi: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lake Vassiviere at 29 km and Aubusson at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Eloi, 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-Eloi in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Lake Vassiviere

Lake Vassiviere

Scenery at 29 km (direction south), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Lake Vassiviere guide


at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Aubusson guide
La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See La Souterraine guide


at 37 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
Lac de Saint-Pardoux

Lac de Saint-Pardoux

at 43 km (direction west), in the Haute-Vienne department

The Lac de Saint-Pardoux s a large leisure lake in the Haute-Vienne...

See Lac de Saint-Pardoux guide


at 51 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

Limoges is not usually featured on a list of 'must be visited...

See Limoges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 52 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre department

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

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 53 km (direction 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 56 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

The small village of Pierre-Buffiere is listed as a village d'etape -...

See Pierre-Buffiere guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Eloi


Markets in and near Saint-Eloi

  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (11km)
  • Bourganeuf: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (20km)
  • Aubusson: market Saturday (29km)
  • Felletin: market Friday (34km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (42km)
  • Saint-Pardoux: market Wednesday (43km)

More information about Saint-Eloi, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Saint-Eloi, France

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


  • Aquarium du Limousin (52km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre (Solignac) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (39km)
  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Saint-Eloi is in the southern-centre of France at 11 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Saint-Eloi is 312 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Eloi

Canton: Pontarion

Arrondissement: Guéret

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23000

Distance to Saint-Eloi

from Gueret (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 312 km

from Calais: 542 km

from Nice: 503 km

from Bordeaux: 233 km

from Strasbourg: 526 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Azat-Chatenet, La Chapelle-Taillefert, Maisonnisses, Saint-Christophe, Saint-Victor-en-Marche, Sardent and Savennes.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Eloi

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