Jouac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Jouac in Haute-Vienne

Photo is of Saint-Benoit-du-Sault at 14 km from Jouac

Visit Jouac: highlights and tourist information

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Jouac 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 Jouac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Benoit-du-Sault at 14 km and Le-Dorat at 20 km.

Jouac, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction 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 20 km (direction south-west)

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

See Le-Dorat guide
La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 21 km (direction east-south-east), in the Creuse department

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

See La Souterraine guide


at 30 km (direction south-west)

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

See Bellac guide


at 31 km (direction west-north-west), in the Vienne department

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

See Montmorillon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre department

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

See Gargilesse-Dampierre guide
Lac de Saint-Pardoux

Lac de Saint-Pardoux

at 33 km (direction south)

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

See Lac de Saint-Pardoux guide


at 33 km (direction north-east), in the Indre department

There are several churches of interest here in Argenton-sur-Creuse, and a very...

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide


Heritage Site at 39 km (direction west-north-west), in the Vienne department

The highlight here is of course the Abbey of Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe, certainly the...

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction south-west)

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

See Mortemart guide


at 42 km (direction south-west)

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

See Montrol-Senard guide
Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 45 km (direction south-west), in the Indre department

This quiet region of small lakes and fields is a perfect place...

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide


Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction north-west), in the Vienne department

The pretty village of Angles sur l'Anglin and the river setting make...

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide


at 50 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Oradour-sur-Glane guide

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Markets in and near Jouac

  • Montmorillon: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Argenton-sur-Creuse: market Saturday (32km)
  • Saint-Pardoux: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Saint-Gaultier: market Friday (34km)
  • Le Blanc: market Saturday (35km)
  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (38km)
  • Bourganeuf: market Wednesday (59km)

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Tourist attractions near Jouac, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (28km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Jouac is in the southern-centre of France at 56 kilometres from Limoges, the department capital (general information: Jouac is 290 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Jouac

Canton: Saint-Sulpice-les-Feuilles

Arrondissement: Bellac

Department: Haute-Vienne

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 87890

Distance to Jouac

from Limoges (prefecture): 56 km

from Paris: 290 km

from Calais: 513 km

from Nice: 556 km

from Bordeaux: 221 km

from Strasbourg: 547 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaulieu, Bonneuil, Cromac, Mailhac-sur-Benaize, Saint-Georges-les-Landes and Saint-Martin-le-Mault.

This page in French: Visiter Jouac