Chateauponsac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chateauponsac in Haute-Vienne

Photo is of Lac de Saint-Pardoux at 8 km from Chateauponsac

Visit Chateauponsac: highlights and tourist information

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

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lac de Saint-Pardoux at 8 km and Bellac at 18 km.

Chateauponsac, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Lac de Saint-Pardoux

Lac de Saint-Pardoux

at 8 km (direction south)

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

See Lac de Saint-Pardoux guide


at 18 km (direction west)

The small market town of Bellac has some medieval houses of interest,...

See Bellac guide


at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

In the small town of Le Dorat you will enjoy exploring the...

See Le-Dorat guide
La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 20 km (direction east-north-east), in the Creuse department

La Souterraine is one of those 'hard to find' traditional French towns...

See La Souterraine guide
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Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mortemart guide


at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Montrol-Senard guide


at 29 km (direction south-west)

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

See Oradour-sur-Glane guide


at 33 km (direction south)

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

See Limoges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre department

The unspoiled medieval streets in the 'most beautiful village' of Saint-Benoit-de-Sault quickly...

See Saint-Benoit-du-Sault guide


at 37 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat guide


at 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente department

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

See Brigueuil guide


at 39 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Aixe-sur-Vienne guide


at 40 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Junien guide


at 45 km (direction north-west), in the Vienne department

Although it is quite a small town, there is a lot to...

See Montmorillon guide

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Map of places to visit near Chateauponsac


Markets in and near Chateauponsac

  • Saint-Pardoux: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Limoges: market every day (32km)
  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (39km)
  • Bourganeuf: market Wednesday (42km)
  • Montmorillon: market Wednesday (45km)

More information about Chateauponsac, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Chateauponsac, France

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


  • Aquarium du Limousin (34km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (40km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (41km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre (Solignac) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Chateauponsac is in the southern-centre of France at 32 kilometres from Limoges, the department capital (general information: Chateauponsac is 313 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chateauponsac

Canton: Châteauponsac

Arrondissement: Bellac

Department: Haute-Vienne

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 87290

Distance to Chateauponsac

from Limoges (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 313 km

from Calais: 537 km

from Nice: 543 km

from Bordeaux: 204 km

from Strasbourg: 558 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Balledent, Saint-Amand-Magnazeix and Villefavard.

This page in French: Visiter Chateauponsac


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