Isle tourism and travel guide

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Visit Isle: highlights and tourist information

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Isle is situated in the Haute-Vienne department and Limousin region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the southern-centre of France at 5 kilometres from Limoges, the department capital (general information: Isle is 350 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Limoges at 4 km and Aixe-sur-Vienne at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Isle, 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 Isle 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 Isle

Markets in and near Isle

  • Limoges: market every day (4km)
  • Chalus: market Friday (25km)
  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (27km)
  • Saint-Pardoux: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Bourganeuf: market Wednesday (44km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (46km)
  • Thiviers: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (48km)
  • Thiviers: market Saturday (48km)

More information about Isle, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Isle, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Isle.

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Limousin (4km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Perigord-Limousin (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre (Solignac) (7km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (27km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (41km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (49km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de Liliane (21km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Saint-Pardoux (26km)
  • Site Corot (28km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (30km)

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 (18km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Isle

Canton: Limoges-Isle

Arrondissement: Limoges

Department: Haute-Vienne

Region: Limousin

Postcode: 87170

Distance to Isle

from Limoges (prefecture): 5 km

from Paris: 350 km

from Calais: 574 km

from Nice: 531 km

from Bordeaux: 177 km

from Strasbourg: 581 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bosmie-l'Aiguille, Condat-sur-Vienne, Le Vigen, Limoges, Saint-Martin-le-Vieux and Solignac.

This page in French: Visiter Isle