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Saint-Marien tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Marien in Creuse

Photo is of Culan at 17 km from Saint-Marien

Visit Saint-Marien: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Culan at 17 km and La Chatre at 26 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Marien, 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-Marien in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Culan

Culan

at 17 km (direction north-east), in the Cher department

The castle at Culan is one of the most interesting in the...

See Culan guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 26 km (direction north-west), in the Indre department

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

See La Chatre guide
Montlucon

Montlucon

at 30 km (direction east), in the Allier department

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

See Montlucon guide
Nohant-Vic

Nohant-Vic

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

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

See Nohant-Vic guide
 
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Saint-Chartier

Saint-Chartier

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

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

See Saint-Chartier guide
Herisson

Herisson

at 39 km (direction east), in the Allier department

The ruined castle and the historic centre along the banks of the...

See Herisson guide
Gargilesse-Dampierre

Gargilesse-Dampierre

Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction west), in the Indre department

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

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide
Chateauroux

Chateauroux

at 60 km (direction north-west), in the Indre department

A little remote from the main tourist routes, Chateauroux is quite a...

See Chateauroux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Marien

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Marien

  • Boussac: market Thursday (8km)
  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (16km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (25km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (31km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (37km)
  • Lignieres: market Monday (37km)
  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (39km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (39km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (40km)
  • Saint-Amand-Montrond: market Wednesday & Saturday (40km)

Hotels near Saint-Marien

More information about Saint-Marien, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Saint-Marien, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Neuvy-Saint-Sépulchre collegiale St Etienne (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (37km)

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (30km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (40km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Noirlac et Saint Etienne Prieuré (Bruere-Allichamps) (40km)
  • Abbaye de La Celle (La Celle) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (8km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (25km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (29km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (32km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pierres Jaumetres (15km)
  • Foret de Troncais (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Gouzon (25km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Marien is in the southern-centre of France at 39 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Saint-Marien is 271 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Marien

Canton: Boussac

Arrondissement: Guéret

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23600

Distance to Saint-Marien

from Gueret (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 271 km

from Calais: 504 km

from Nice: 498 km

from Bordeaux: 280 km

from Strasbourg: 479 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Perassay, Preveranges, Saint-Palais, Saint-Pierre-le-Bost and Saint-Priest-la-Marche.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Marien

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