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Folles tourism and travel guide

Photo of Folles in Haute-Vienne

Photo is of La Souterraine at 14 km from Folles

Visit Folles: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include La Souterraine at 14 km and Lac de Saint-Pardoux at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Folles, 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 Folles in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 14 km (direction ), in the Creuse department

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

See La Souterraine guide
Lac de Saint-Pardoux

Lac de Saint-Pardoux

at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lac de Saint-Pardoux guide
Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat

Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat

at 31 km (direction south)

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

See Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat guide
Le-Dorat

Le-Dorat

at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Le-Dorat guide
 
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Bellac

Bellac

at 32 km (direction west)

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

See Bellac guide
Limoges

Limoges

at 35 km (direction south-west)

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

See Limoges guide
Saint-Benoit-du-Sault

Saint-Benoit-du-Sault

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction north-north-west), 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
Oradour-sur-Glane

Oradour-sur-Glane

at 39 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Oradour-sur-Glane guide
Mortemart

Mortemart

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction west)

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

See Mortemart guide
Montrol-Senard

Montrol-Senard

at 40 km (direction west)

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

See Montrol-Senard guide
Aixe-sur-Vienne

Aixe-sur-Vienne

at 43 km (direction south-west)

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

See Aixe-sur-Vienne guide
Lake Vassiviere

Lake Vassiviere

Scenery at 45 km (direction south-east)

The largest lake in Limousin, Lake Vassiviere is a...

See Lake Vassiviere guide
Gargilesse-Dampierre

Gargilesse-Dampierre

Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction north-north-east), in the Indre department

Gargilesse-Dampierre is a very small village, but also very...

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide
Pierre-Buffiere

Pierre-Buffiere

at 47 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Pierre-Buffiere guide

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

Map of places to visit near Folles

 
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Markets in and near Folles

  • Saint-Pardoux: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Bourganeuf: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (32km)
  • Limoges: market every day (35km)
  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (50km)

More information about Folles, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Folles, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Limousin (35km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre (Solignac) (42km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

 
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Geography and distances

Folles is in the southern-centre of France at 34 kilometres from Limoges, the department capital (general information: Folles is 312 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Folles

Canton: Bessines-sur-Gartempe

Arrondissement: Bellac

Department: Haute-Vienne

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 87250

Distance to Folles

from Limoges (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 312 km

from Calais: 538 km

from Nice: 530 km

from Bordeaux: 213 km

from Strasbourg: 547 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bersac-sur-Rivalier, Fromental, Lauriere, Saint-Etienne-de-Fursac and Saint-Pierre-de-Fursac.

This page in French: Visiter Folles

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