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Chalus tourism and travel guide

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Visit Chalus: highlights and tourist information

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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

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.

Chalus is situated in the Haute-Vienne department and Limousin region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the southern-centre of France at 30 kilometres from Limoges, the department capital (general information: Chalus is 370 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Jumilhac at 19 km and Aixe-sur-Vienne at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chalus, 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 Chalus 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 Chalus


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 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)

Geography and distances

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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