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Saint-Medard-la-Rochette tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Medard-la-Rochette in Creuse

Photo is of Aubusson at 10 km from Saint-Medard-la-Rochette

Visit Saint-Medard-la-Rochette: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Medard-la-Rochette is situated in the Creuse department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubusson at 10 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-Medard-la-Rochette, 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-Medard-la-Rochette in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 10 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Aubusson guide
Lake Vassiviere

Lake Vassiviere

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

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

See Lake Vassiviere guide


at 48 km (direction north-east), in the Allier department

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

See Montlucon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Medard-la-Rochette


Markets in and near Saint-Medard-la-Rochette

  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (6km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Aubusson: market Saturday (10km)
  • Felletin: market Friday (18km)
  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (26km)
  • Auzances: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Bourganeuf: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (34km)
  • Pionsat: market Friday (43km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (46km)

More information about Saint-Medard-la-Rochette, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Saint-Medard-la-Rochette, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Millevaches en Limousin (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (42km)
  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (56km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Gouzon (18km)
  • Eguzon-Chantome (62km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Medard-la-Rochette is in the southern-centre of France at 26 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Saint-Medard-la-Rochette is 313 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Medard-la-Rochette

Canton: Chénérailles

Arrondissement: Aubusson

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23200

Distance to Saint-Medard-la-Rochette

from Gueret (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 313 km

from Calais: 546 km

from Nice: 480 km

from Bordeaux: 251 km

from Strasbourg: 508 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Medard-la-Rochette from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ars, Issoudun-Letrieix, Lavaveix-les-Mines, Puy-Malsignat, Saint-Maixant, Saint-Martial-le-Mont and Saint-Pardoux-les-Cards.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Medard-la-Rochette

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