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Saint-Germain-Beaupre tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Germain-Beaupre in Creuse

Photo is of La Souterraine at 9 km from Saint-Germain-Beaupre

Visit Saint-Germain-Beaupre: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include La Souterraine at 9 km and Saint-Benoit-du-Sault at 19 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Germain-Beaupre, 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-Germain-Beaupre in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 9 km (direction south-west)

La Souterraine is one of those 'hard to find'...

See La Souterraine guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 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


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre department

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

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide


at 32 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre department

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

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide
Lac de Saint-Pardoux

Lac de Saint-Pardoux

at 34 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Lac de Saint-Pardoux guide


at 37 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

In the small town of Le Dorat you will enjoy...

See Le-Dorat guide


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

The small market town of Bellac has some medieval houses...

See Bellac guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 46 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre department

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

See La Chatre guide


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

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

See Nohant-Vic guide


at 51 km (direction north-east), in the Indre department

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

See Saint-Chartier guide


Most Beautiful Village at 54 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

Now listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France',...

See Mortemart guide


at 55 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

Montrol-Senard is a traditional Limousin village which has been turned into an...

See Montrol-Senard guide
Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 55 km (direction north-west), in the Indre department

This quiet region of small lakes and fields is...

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide


at 57 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

The village of Oradour-sur-Glane is a memorial town, now maintained in...

See Oradour-sur-Glane guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Germain-Beaupre


Markets in and near Saint-Germain-Beaupre

  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (29km)
  • Argenton-sur-Creuse: market Saturday (30km)
  • Saint-Pardoux: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Saint-Gaultier: market Friday (38km)
  • Bourganeuf: market Wednesday (43km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (46km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (49km)
  • Le Blanc: market Saturday (52km)

More information about Saint-Germain-Beaupre, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Saint-Germain-Beaupre, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (48km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (11km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Saint-Germain-Beaupre is in the southern-centre of France at 29 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Saint-Germain-Beaupre is 290 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Germain-Beaupre

Canton: Souterraine

Arrondissement: Guéret

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23160

Distance to Saint-Germain-Beaupre

from Gueret (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 290 km

from Calais: 517 km

from Nice: 535 km

from Bordeaux: 232 km

from Strasbourg: 531 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Azerables, Bazelat, Colondannes, La Chapelle-Baloue, Lafat, Saint-Agnant-de-Versillat, Saint-Leger-Bridereix and Vareilles.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Germain-Beaupre

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