Aixe-sur-Vienne tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: The quiet town of Aixe-sur-Vienne has few important monuments, but is a pleasure to explore

Aixe-sur-Vienne is situated in the Haute-Vienne department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Aixe-sur-Vienne. For detailed visitor information see the Aixe-sur-Vienne travel guide.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Aixe-sur-Vienne in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Jardin de Liliane at 14 km and Oradour-sur-Glane at 17 km.

Aixe-sur-Vienne, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 11 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Limoges guide
Le Jardin de Liliane

Le Jardin de Liliane

Garden at 14 km (direction west)

Le Jardin de Liliane is one of our favourite gardens open to...

See Le Jardin de Liliane guide


at 17 km (direction north-west)

The village of Oradour-sur-Glane is a memorial town, now maintained in the...

See Oradour-sur-Glane guide


at 20 km (direction south-west)

Châlus is a small market town with two ruined castles in the...

See Chalus guide
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at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pierre-Buffiere guide


at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

After exploring Saint-Junien and the Collegiale Church of Saint-Junien be sure to...

See Saint-Junien guide


at 25 km (direction west)

On the edge of the Perigord-Limousin Regional Natural Park, Rochechouart has a...

See Rochechouart guide


at 28 km (direction west-north-west), in the Charente department

Here in Brigueuil it is the roman style church that is the...

See Brigueuil guide


at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat guide


at 30 km (direction north-west)

Montrol-Senard is a traditional Limousin village which has been turned into an...

See Montrol-Senard guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction north-west)

Now listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France', Mortemart is a...

See Mortemart guide
Lac de Saint-Pardoux

Lac de Saint-Pardoux

at 31 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Lac de Saint-Pardoux guide


at 32 km (direction south-south-east)

Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche is a small town with a collegiale church and a small...

See Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche guide
Chateau de Jumilhac

Chateau de Jumilhac

Castle at 34 km (direction south-south-west), in the Dordogne department

The Chateau de Jumilhac is in the northern Dordogn, within the Perigord-Limousin...

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Markets in and near Aixe-sur-Vienne

  • Limoges: market every day (9km)
  • Chalus: market Friday (20km)
  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (21km)
  • Saint-Pardoux: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (40km)
  • Thiviers: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (45km)
  • Thiviers: market Saturday (45km)

More information about Aixe-sur-Vienne, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Aixe-sur-Vienne, France

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


  • Aquarium du Limousin (10km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre (Solignac) (12km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (21km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (36km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (46km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

  • Site Corot (22km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (23km)
  • Lac de Saint-Pardoux (29km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Hilaire-les-Places (17km)

Geography and distances

Aixe-sur-Vienne is in the southern-centre of France at 11 kilometres from Limoges, the department capital (general information: Aixe-sur-Vienne is 352 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Aixe-sur-Vienne

Canton: Aixe-sur-Vienne

Arrondissement: Limoges

Department: Haute-Vienne

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 87700

Distance to Aixe-sur-Vienne

from Limoges (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 352 km

from Calais: 575 km

from Nice: 537 km

from Bordeaux: 171 km

from Strasbourg: 588 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Aixe-sur-Vienne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Saint-Martin-le-Vieux, Saint-Priest-sous-Aixe, Sereilhac and Verneuil-sur-Vienne.

This page in French: Visiter Aixe-sur-Vienne


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