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Thauron tourism and travel guide

Photo of Thauron in Creuse

Photo is of Lake Vassiviere at 21 km from Thauron

Visit Thauron: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lake Vassiviere at 21 km and Aubusson at 28 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Thauron, 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 Thauron in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Lake Vassiviere

Lake Vassiviere

Scenery at 21 km (direction south), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Lake Vassiviere guide
Aubusson

Aubusson

at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Aubusson guide
Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat

Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat

at 31 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat guide
La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 37 km (direction north-west)

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

See La Souterraine guide
 
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Lac de Saint-Pardoux

Lac de Saint-Pardoux

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

The Lac de Saint-Pardoux s a large leisure lake in...

See Lac de Saint-Pardoux guide
Limoges

Limoges

at 47 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
Pierre-Buffiere

Pierre-Buffiere

at 49 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
Saint-Benoit-du-Sault

Saint-Benoit-du-Sault

Most Beautiful Village at 59 km (direction north-west), in the Indre department

The unspoiled medieval streets in the 'most beautiful village'...

See Saint-Benoit-du-Sault guide

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

Map of places to visit near Thauron

 
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Markets in and near Thauron

  • Bourganeuf: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (20km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (22km)
  • Aubusson: market Saturday (27km)
  • Felletin: market Friday (30km)
  • Saint-Pardoux: market Wednesday (42km)
  • Bugeat: market Thursday - seasonal market only (45km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (49km)

More information about Thauron, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Thauron, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Limousin (47km)

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Millevaches en Limousin (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre (Solignac) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (46km)
  • Jardins du château d'Ainay-le-Vieil (60km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

 
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Geography and distances

Thauron is in the southern-centre of France at 20 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Thauron is 320 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Thauron

Canton: Pontarion

Arrondissement: Guéret

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23250

Distance to Thauron

from Gueret (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 320 km

from Calais: 550 km

from Nice: 500 km

from Bordeaux: 227 km

from Strasbourg: 531 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bosmoreau-les-Mines, Bourganeuf, Mansat-la-Courriere, Masbaraud-Merignat, Pontarion, Sardent and Soubrebost.

This page in French: Visiter Thauron

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