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Saint-Maixant tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Maixant: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Maixant is situated in the Creuse department and Limousin region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the southern-centre of France at 33 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Saint-Maixant is 319 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubusson at 5 km and Lake Vassiviere at 34 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Maixant, 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-Maixant in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Maixant


Markets in and near Saint-Maixant

  • Aubusson: market Saturday (5km)
  • Felletin: market Friday (12km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (13km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Auzances: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (33km)
  • Bourganeuf: market Wednesday (35km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (40km)
  • Pionsat: market Friday (40km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (48km)

More information about Saint-Maixant, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Saint-Maixant, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Millevaches en Limousin (39km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Gouzon (22km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Maixant

Canton: Aubusson

Arrondissement: Aubusson

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23200

Distance to Saint-Maixant

from Gueret (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 319 km

from Calais: 552 km

from Nice: 473 km

from Bordeaux: 252 km

from Strasbourg: 507 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alleyrat, Aubusson, Bosroger, Champagnat, La Chaussade, Puy-Malsignat, Saint-Alpinien, Saint-Amand and Saint-Medard-la-Rochette.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Maixant

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