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Aixe-sur-Vienne tourism and travel guide

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Visit Aixe-sur-Vienne: highlights and tourist information

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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

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.

Aixe-sur-Vienne is situated in the Haute-Vienne department and Limousin region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the southern-centre of France at 11 kilometres from Limoges, the department capital (general information: Aixe-sur-Vienne is 352 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Jardin de Liliane at 14 km and Oradour-sur-Glane at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Aixe-sur-Vienne, 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 Aixe-sur-Vienne in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Haute-Vienne

Map of places to visit near Aixe-sur-Vienne

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

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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