What to see

The Animal Park "Les Loups de Chabrières"

Monts de Guéret

Open from 9 February to 30 April and from September 15 to November 30, daily from 1:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., May 1 to September 14, daily from 10:00 to 20:00.

Guided tours on Wednesdays, Saturdays, Sundays, public holidays and school holidays at 14:30, June-August, daily at 14:00, 15:00 and 16:30.

Closed in December and January.

Phone : 05 55 81 23 23 - www.loups-chabrieres.com

 

The Giant Maze

Monts de Guéret

April 1 to June 29 and September 1 to 30, all weekends, public holidays and school holidays from 14:00 to 20:00. June 30 to July 3, daily from 14:00 to 20:00. From 4 to juuillet August 31, daily from 10:00 to 20:00. Night on Thursday evenings from 8:30 p.m. to 0:00. October 1 to November 5, all weekends, public holidays and school holidays from 14.00 to 19.00. Closed the rest of the year.

Phone : 05 55 41 01 97 - www.labyrinthe-gueret.fr

 

Remarkable natural sites

The rocks in the Chabrières Forest

Guéret

Nine stone terraces

Pontarion

La Rigole du Diable (Devil's rill)

Le Monteil-au-Vicomte

Jarrauds' Falls

Saint Martin-Château

Lake of Vassivière

Maison de Vassivière

Tél.: 05 55 69 76 70

 

Centre for Contemporary Art Vassivière

Island of Vassiviere

Built on the island of Vassivière, in the center of the lake. Place of creation, exhibition and training open to the public throughout the year.
Presentation of works of sculptors : david nash, andy goldsworthy, dominique bailly, bernard pagès, michelangelo pistoletto, ...

Phone : 05 55 69 27 27 - www.ciapiledevassiviere.com

 

Prefectural Museum of the tapestry

Aubusson

Centre Culturel et Artistique Jean Lurçat

The "greens" of the sixteenth century to contemporary works, the Aubusson tapestry is now classified by UNESCO as Intangible Heritage of Humanity.
Open all year.

  • In July and August every day except Tuesday mornings from 10:00 to 18:00. In summer, free to support the visit, every day at 11:00, 14:00 and 16:00 (with demonstration of weaving).
  • From September to June, every day except Tuesday, from 9:30 to 12:00 and 14:00 to 18:00 (closed December 25 and January 1).

Phone : 05 55 83 08 30   E-mail : musee-tapisserie@cg23.fr - www.creuse.fr

 

Romanesque abbey of

Bénévent-l'Abbaye

Tour in July and August, Fridays at 11:00.

Phone : 05 55 62 28 35 - www.tourismecreuse.com

 

Church of Moutier

Felletin

Phone : 05 55 66 54 60

 

The village carved

MasgotMasgot

In the nineteenth century, François Michaud, peasant-stone-carved all that mattered to him in the granite of the characters, animals, but also his beliefs and dreams.

Phone : 05 55 66 98 88 - www.masgot.fr