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Cognac-la-Foret tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cognac-la-Foret in Haute-Vienne

Photo is of Le Jardin de Liliane at 8 km from Cognac-la-Foret

Visit Cognac-la-Foret: highlights and tourist information

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Cognac-la-Foret is situated in the Haute-Vienne department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Jardin de Liliane at 8 km and Saint-Junien at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Cognac-la-Foret, 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 Cognac-la-Foret in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Le Jardin de Liliane

Le Jardin de Liliane

Garden at 8 km (direction south-west)

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

See Le Jardin de Liliane guide


at 10 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Junien guide


at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Aixe-sur-Vienne guide


at 11 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Oradour-sur-Glane guide


at 15 km (direction west)

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

See Rochechouart guide


at 18 km (direction north-west), in the Charente department

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

See Brigueuil guide


at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Limoges guide


at 20 km (direction south)

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

See Chalus guide


at 22 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Montrol-Senard guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Mortemart guide


at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pierre-Buffiere guide


at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Bellac guide
Lac de Saint-Pardoux

Lac de Saint-Pardoux

at 33 km (direction north-east)

The Lac de Saint-Pardoux s a large leisure lake...

See Lac de Saint-Pardoux guide


at 33 km (direction west-north-west), in the Charente department

Confolens has several sites of interest including an ancient bridge and fountain...

See Confolens guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cognac-la-Foret


Markets in and near Cognac-la-Foret

  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (10km)
  • Limoges: market every day (17km)
  • Chalus: market Friday (20km)
  • Saint-Pardoux: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (61km)

More information about Cognac-la-Foret, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Cognac-la-Foret, France

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


  • Aquarium du Limousin (19km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (10km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre (Solignac) (22km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (52km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

  • Site Corot (12km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (18km)
  • Lac de Saint-Pardoux (31km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (46km)

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 (24km)

Geography and distances

Cognac-la-Foret is in the southern-centre of France at 19 kilometres from Limoges, the department capital (general information: Cognac-la-Foret is 351 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cognac-la-Foret

Canton: Saint-Laurent-sur-Gorre

Arrondissement: Rochechouart

Department: Haute-Vienne

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 87310

Distance to Cognac-la-Foret

from Limoges (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 351 km

from Calais: 572 km

from Nice: 548 km

from Bordeaux: 166 km

from Strasbourg: 593 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Cognac-la-Foret from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Saint-Brice-sur-Vienne, Saint-Cyr, Saint-Martin-de-Jussac, Saint-Victurnien, Saint-Yrieix-sous-Aixe and Sainte-Marie-de-Vaux.

This page in French: Visiter Cognac-la-Foret

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