Villard tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of La Souterraine at 20 km from Villard

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Villard 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 Villard in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Souterraine at 20 km and Gargilesse-Dampierre at 22 km.

Villard, France: places to visit and attractions

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

La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See La Souterraine guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction north-north-west), in the Indre department

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

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction west-north-west), in the Indre department

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

See Saint-Benoit-du-Sault guide


at 32 km (direction north-west), in the Indre department

There are several churches of interest here in Argenton-sur-Creuse, and a very pretty walk...

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide
La Chatre

La Chatre

at 35 km (direction north-east), in the Indre department

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

See La Chatre guide


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

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

See Nohant-Vic guide


at 41 km (direction north-east), in the Indre department

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

See Saint-Chartier guide
Lac de Saint-Pardoux

Lac de Saint-Pardoux

at 44 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

The Lac de Saint-Pardoux s a large leisure lake in the Haute-Vienne department...

See Lac de Saint-Pardoux guide


at 49 km (direction west), in the Haute-Vienne department

In the small town of Le Dorat you will enjoy exploring the old town...

See Le-Dorat guide


at 55 km (direction south-east)

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

See Aubusson guide


at 55 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cher department

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

See Culan guide


at 55 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Vienne department

The small market town of Bellac has some medieval houses of interest, and a...

See Bellac guide
Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 59 km (direction north-west), in the Indre department

This quiet region of small lakes and fields is a perfect place for cycling...

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide

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Map of places to visit near Villard


Markets in and near Villard

  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (22km)
  • Argenton-sur-Creuse: market Saturday (31km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (38km)
  • Boussac: market Thursday (40km)
  • Saint-Gaultier: market Friday (40km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (42km)
  • Bourganeuf: market Wednesday (42km)
  • Saint-Pardoux: market Wednesday (44km)
  • Chateaumeillant: market Friday (46km)
  • Aubusson: market Saturday (55km)

More information about Villard, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Villard, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • George Sand House (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Georges (Saint-Jeanvrin) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (9km)
  • Jardin du domaine de George Sand (40km)
  • Jardins du prieuré Notre-Dame-d'Orsan (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Eguzon-Chantome (15km)
  • La Souterraine (20km)
  • Bessines-sur-Gartempe (36km)
  • Gouzon (44km)

Geography and distances

Villard is in the southern-centre of France at 22 kilometres from Gueret, the department capital (general information: Villard is 285 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villard

Canton: Dun-le-Palestel

Arrondissement: Guéret

Department: Creuse

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 23800

Distance to Villard

from Gueret (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 285 km

from Calais: 514 km

from Nice: 526 km

from Bordeaux: 243 km

from Strasbourg: 519 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chambon-Sainte-Croix, Dun-le-Palestel, Fresselines, La Celle-Dunoise, Maison-Feyne, Nouzerolles, Sagnat and Saint-Sulpice-le-Dunois.

This page in French: Visiter Villard