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Chalus tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: Châlus is a small market town with two ruined castles in the Monts du Chalus region of Limousin

Chalus 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 Chalus. For detailed visitor information see the Chalus 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 Chalus in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Jumilhac at 19 km and Aixe-sur-Vienne at 20 km.

Chalus, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Le Jardin de Liliane

Le Jardin de Liliane

Garden at 13 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Le Jardin de Liliane guide
Chateau de Jumilhac

Chateau de Jumilhac

Castle at 19 km (direction south-south-east), in the Dordogne department

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

See Chateau de Jumilhac guide
Aixe-sur-Vienne

Aixe-sur-Vienne

at 20 km (direction north-east)

The quiet town of Aixe-sur-Vienne has few important monuments, but is a...

See Aixe-sur-Vienne guide
Rochechouart

Rochechouart

at 22 km (direction north-west)

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

See Rochechouart guide
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Saint-Junien

Saint-Junien

at 26 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saint-Junien guide
Thiviers

Thiviers

at 27 km (direction south-south-west), in the Dordogne department

Thiviers is a very typical Dordogne market town, best known for the...

See Thiviers guide
Saint-Jean-de-Cole

Saint-Jean-de-Cole

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction south-south-west), in the Dordogne department

Saint-Jean-de-Cole is a small but very pretty village with a nice church...

See Saint-Jean-de-Cole guide
Nontron

Nontron

at 29 km (direction west-south-west), in the Dordogne department

Nontron is a quiet town within the Perigord-Limousin Regional Natural Park to...

See Nontron guide
Limoges

Limoges

at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Limoges guide
Pierre-Buffiere

Pierre-Buffiere

at 30 km (direction east)

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

See Pierre-Buffiere guide
Oradour-sur-Glane

Oradour-sur-Glane

at 31 km (direction east)

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

See Oradour-sur-Glane guide
Chateau de Puyguilhem

Chateau de Puyguilhem

Castle at 32 km (direction south-west), in the Dordogne department

Extensive renovation work at the Chateau de Puyguilhem has brought a new...

See Chateau de Puyguilhem guide
Javerlhac-et-la-Chapelle-Saint-Robert

Javerlhac-et-la-Chapelle-Saint-Robert

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

Javerlhac-et-la-Chapelle-Saint-Robert is a charming village with a church and castle and a...

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Brigueuil

Brigueuil

at 34 km (direction north-north-west), in the Charente department

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

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Markets in and near Chalus

Market days in Chalus: weekly market: Friday;

  • Chalus: market Friday (0km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Thiviers: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Thiviers: market Saturday (26km)
  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (27km)
  • Limoges: market every day (28km)
  • Excideuil: market Thursday (36km)
  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (42km)
  • Brantome: market Friday (42km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (47km)

More information about Chalus, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Chalus, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Limousin (29km)

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) (25km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (26km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (27km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (32km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (42km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (11km)
  • Site Corot (28km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (40km)
  • Lac de Saint-Pardoux (48km)

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 (14km)
 
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Geography and distances

Chalus is in the southern-centre of France at 30 kilometres from Limoges, the department capital (general information: Chalus is 370 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chalus

Canton: Châlus

Arrondissement: Limoges

Department: Haute-Vienne

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 87230

Distance to Chalus

from Limoges (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 370 km

from Calais: 592 km

from Nice: 542 km

from Bordeaux: 152 km

from Strasbourg: 606 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bussiere-Galant, Champagnac-la-Riviere, Champsac, Dournazac and Pageas.

This page in French: Visiter Chalus

 
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