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Saint-Yrieix-la-Montagne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Yrieix-la-Montagne in Creuse

Photo is of Aubusson at 14 km from Saint-Yrieix-la-Montagne

Visit Saint-Yrieix-la-Montagne: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Yrieix-la-Montagne is situated in the Creuse department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubusson at 14 km and Lake Vassiviere at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Yrieix-la-Montagne, 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-Yrieix-la-Montagne in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 14 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Aubusson guide
Lake Vassiviere

Lake Vassiviere

Scenery at 15 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Lake Vassiviere guide


at 41 km (direction south-south-east), in the Correze department

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

See Meymac guide


at 41 km (direction west), in the Haute-Vienne department

Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat, with its medieval houses and collegiale church, is a...

See Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction south-south-west), in the Correze department

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

See Treignac guide


at 45 km (direction south-south-east), in the Correze department

Saint-Angel is a very small village but also a...

See Saint-Angel guide
La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 57 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See La Souterraine guide
Chateau de Val

Chateau de Val

Castle at 62 km (direction south-east), in the Cantal department

The Chateau de Val is an impressive medieval castle on the...

See Chateau de Val guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Yrieix-la-Montagne


Markets in and near Saint-Yrieix-la-Montagne

  • Felletin: market Friday (12km)
  • Aubusson: market Saturday (14km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (22km)
  • Bourganeuf: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Bugeat: market Thursday - seasonal market only (33km)
  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (34km)
  • Meymac: market Friday - seasonal market only (40km)
  • Auzances: market Tuesday (40km)
  • Ussel: market Saturday (44km)

More information about Saint-Yrieix-la-Montagne, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Saint-Yrieix-la-Montagne, France

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

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 (24km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la Ganille (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Saint-Yrieix-la-Montagne is in the southern-centre of France at 34 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Saint-Yrieix-la-Montagne is 331 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Yrieix-la-Montagne

Canton: Felletin

Arrondissement: Aubusson

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23460

Distance to Saint-Yrieix-la-Montagne

from Gueret (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 331 km

from Calais: 563 km

from Nice: 480 km

from Bordeaux: 234 km

from Strasbourg: 526 km

Getting here

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

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Banize and La Nouaille.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Yrieix-la-Montagne

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