Saint-Silvain-Bas-le-Roc tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Culan at 26 km from Saint-Silvain-Bas-le-Roc

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Saint-Silvain-Bas-le-Roc 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-Silvain-Bas-le-Roc in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Culan at 26 km and Montlucon at 29 km.

Saint-Silvain-Bas-le-Roc, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 26 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cher department

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

See Culan guide


at 29 km (direction east), in the Allier department

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

See Montlucon guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 34 km (direction north-west), in the Indre department

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

See La Chatre guide


at 40 km (direction north-west), in the Indre department

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

See Nohant-Vic guide


at 40 km (direction north-west), in the Indre department

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

See Saint-Chartier guide


at 42 km (direction south)

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

See Aubusson guide


at 42 km (direction east-north-east), in the Allier department

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

See Herisson guide


Most Beautiful Village at 53 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

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

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide

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

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Markets in and near Saint-Silvain-Bas-le-Roc

  • Boussac: market Thursday (2km)
  • Domerat: market Friday (24km)
  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (26km)
  • Montlucon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day (29km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (31km)
  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (33km)
  • Neris-les-Bains: market Thursday & Sunday (34km)
  • Commentry: market Friday (40km)
  • Auzances: market Tuesday (40km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Silvain-Bas-le-Roc, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Neuvy-Saint-Sépulchre collegiale St Etienne (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (44km)

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (11km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (35km)
  • Les jardins artistiques de Drulon (38km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pierres Jaumetres (5km)
  • Foret de Troncais (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Gouzon (15km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Amand-Montrond (49km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Silvain-Bas-le-Roc is in the southern-centre of France at 33 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Saint-Silvain-Bas-le-Roc is 281 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Silvain-Bas-le-Roc

Canton: Boussac

Arrondissement: Guéret

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23600

Distance to Saint-Silvain-Bas-le-Roc

from Gueret (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 281 km

from Calais: 514 km

from Nice: 492 km

from Bordeaux: 274 km

from Strasbourg: 485 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Silvain-Bas-le-Roc from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boussac, Boussac-Bourg, Lavaufranche, Leyrat and Toulx-Sainte-Croix.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Silvain-Bas-le-Roc