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Savennes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Savennes in Creuse

Photo is of Aubusson at 27 km from Savennes

Visit Savennes: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubusson at 27 km and Lake Vassiviere at 32 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Savennes, 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 Savennes in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Aubusson

Aubusson

at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Aubusson guide
Lake Vassiviere

Lake Vassiviere

Scenery at 32 km (direction south), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Lake Vassiviere guide
La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See La Souterraine guide
Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat

Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat

at 43 km (direction west-south-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
 
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Lac de Saint-Pardoux

Lac de Saint-Pardoux

at 47 km (direction 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
Gargilesse-Dampierre

Gargilesse-Dampierre

Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction north-west), in the Indre department

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

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide
Saint-Benoit-du-Sault

Saint-Benoit-du-Sault

Most Beautiful Village at 54 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

The unspoiled medieval streets in the 'most beautiful village' of Saint-Benoit-de-Sault quickly...

See Saint-Benoit-du-Sault guide
Limoges

Limoges

at 57 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Limoges guide
Culan

Culan

at 61 km (direction north-east), in the Cher department

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

See Culan guide
Pierre-Buffiere

Pierre-Buffiere

at 61 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Pierre-Buffiere guide

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

Map of places to visit near Savennes

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Markets in and near Savennes

  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (8km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (16km)
  • Bourganeuf: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Aubusson: market Saturday (27km)
  • Felletin: market Friday (33km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (37km)

More information about Savennes, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Savennes, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (38km)
  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Gouzon (28km)
  • La Souterraine (34km)
  • Bessines-sur-Gartempe (40km)
  • Eguzon-Chantome (44km)
 
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Geography and distances

Savennes is in the southern-centre of France at 8 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Savennes is 308 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Savennes

Canton: Guéret-Sud-Ouest

Arrondissement: Guéret

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23000

Distance to Savennes

from Gueret (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 308 km

from Calais: 539 km

from Nice: 501 km

from Bordeaux: 238 km

from Strasbourg: 520 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Savennes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Chapelle-Taillefert, La Sauniere, Lepinas, Maisonnisses, Peyrabout, Saint-Christophe, Saint-Eloi, Saint-Leger-le-Gueretois, Saint-Victor-en-Marche, Saint-Yrieix-les-Bois and Sainte-Feyre.

This page in French: Visiter Savennes

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