Saint-Martin-Chateau tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Martin-Chateau in Creuse

Photo is of Lake Vassiviere at 6 km from Saint-Martin-Chateau

Visit Saint-Martin-Chateau: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Saint-Martin-Chateau in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lake Vassiviere at 6 km and Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat at 24 km.

Saint-Martin-Chateau, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Lake Vassiviere

Lake Vassiviere

Scenery at 6 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Lake Vassiviere guide


at 24 km (direction 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


at 31 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Aubusson guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction south), in the Correze department

The medieval quarter around the 11th century church is the highlight in...

See Treignac guide
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at 39 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Pierre-Buffiere guide


at 42 km (direction west), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Limoges guide
Lac de Saint-Pardoux

Lac de Saint-Pardoux

at 46 km (direction west-north-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 46 km (direction south-east), in the Correze department

Meymac should be beter known to tourists - the stone buildings in...

See Meymac guide
La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 49 km (direction north-west)

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

See La Souterraine guide


at 52 km (direction south-east), in the Correze department

Saint-Angel is a very small village but also a pleasant diversion when...

See Saint-Angel guide


at 52 km (direction south-south-west), in the Correze department

The Vézère Valley below and the numerous historic monuments up the hill...

See Uzerche guide


Most Beautiful Village at 61 km (direction south-west), in the Correze department

The part of Segur-le-Chateau with medieval houses next to the river is...

See Segur-le-Chateau guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Martin-Chateau


Markets in and near Saint-Martin-Chateau

  • Bourganeuf: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Felletin: market Friday (29km)
  • Aubusson: market Saturday (30km)
  • Bugeat: market Thursday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (32km)
  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (35km)
  • Limoges: market every day (44km)
  • Meymac: market Friday - seasonal market only (45km)
  • Saint-Pardoux: market Wednesday (46km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Martin-Chateau, France

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


  • Aquarium du Limousin (42km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Millevaches en Limousin (28km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre (Solignac) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la Ganille (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Saint-Martin-Chateau is in the southern-centre of France at 35 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Saint-Martin-Chateau is 336 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Martin-Chateau

Canton: Royère-de-Vassivière

Arrondissement: Aubusson

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23460

Distance to Saint-Martin-Chateau

from Gueret (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 336 km

from Calais: 566 km

from Nice: 494 km

from Bordeaux: 218 km

from Strasbourg: 542 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Peyrat-le-Chateau, Saint-Junien-la-Bregere and Saint-Pardoux-Morterolles.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Martin-Chateau


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