Welcome to Dun le Palestel.

At the heart of the Creuse in Central France. A refuge in the countryside, a place to relax.
Surrounded by history, 48 Urban Suites is the perfect place for an adventure in the countryside.

Fresselines

10min from Dun le Palestel
On the route of the famous French writer George Sand. FRESSELINES is in the heart of the valley of painters and for over a century was the preferred location for landscape artists. A regular visitor was Claude Monet.

Crozant

10min from Dun le Palestel
CROZANT is a village perched on a beautiful outlook over the Creuse and the Sédelle. It owes it’s fame to both its stunning landscape and its School of Painters who included Claude Monet.

You can visit the ruins of the fortress of Crozant, the museum of the painters or the beautiful Arboretum.

La Celle Dunoise

14min from Dun le Palestel
Nestling in the heart of the valley of the Creuse you can find the picturesque village of La Celle-Dunoise.
The village is one of the most beautiful in the Creuse and from here you can enjoy canoeing, hiking and biking trails, swimming and horse riding. Plus it’s wide open banks at the side of the river are perfect for fishing.

Tuilerie de Pouligny : Cheniers

18min from Dun le Palestel
The eco-museum the Tuilerie de Pouligny aims to share the know how of five generations of master tile makers who have occupied the site from 1830 to 1962.

Lac d’Eguzon

22min from Dun le Palestel
Surrounded by nature, this vast water resevoir is the perfect place for a day relaxing with its beaches and outdoor recreation facilities. Here you can enjoy sailing, canoeing, boating, waterskiing, pedalos… or fishing if you prefer things a little calmer.

Gueret

30-40min from Dun le Palestel
Guéret, the prefecture of the Creuse is a city rich in cultural heritage. From Guéret you can discover the wolf sanctuary ‘Loups de Chabrières’ then head to the Mountains of Guéret to loose yoursfl in the giant maze, the ‘Labyrinthe Géant des Monts de Guéret.

Gargilesse

40min from Dun le Palestel
Gargilesse is a village where time seems to have stopped. The small village on the edge of a gorge, is clustered around its castle and Romanesque church. A beautiful tangle of steep roofs, and narrow streets which are a refuge for artists and creative souls. The famous French writer George Sand first succumbed to its charms, to be followed by many craftsmen and artists over the last century.

La Chatre du Pays de George Sand

50min from Dun le Palestel
Located in the heart of the Berry region of France La Chatre is the perfect center from which to discover the country of the famous writer George Sand. Her country estate is located in Nohant-Vic just 10 minutes from La Chatre, while the surrounding area holds the locations which can be found in her famous novels of the 19th century.

Lac de Vassivière

90min from Dun le Palestel
The Vassivière Lake is 1000 acres of pure water in the heart of the Limousin.
Curiously unusual and dynamic, at Lac de Vassivière you can adventure on water: canoeing, sailing, windsurfing, water skiing, wakeboarding … and outdoors: hiking and mountain biking, or horseback riding on the shores trail.