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La Croix-sur-Gartempe tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Croix-sur-Gartempe in Haute-Vienne

Photo is of Bellac at 6 km from La Croix-sur-Gartempe

Visit La Croix-sur-Gartempe: highlights and tourist information

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La Croix-sur-Gartempe is situated in the Haute-Vienne department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bellac at 6 km and Le-Dorat at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Croix-sur-Gartempe, 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 La Croix-sur-Gartempe in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 6 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Bellac guide


at 9 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Le-Dorat guide


Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Mortemart guide


at 15 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Montrol-Senard guide


at 25 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente department

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

See Brigueuil guide
Lac de Saint-Pardoux

Lac de Saint-Pardoux

at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lac de Saint-Pardoux guide


at 26 km (direction south)

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

See Oradour-sur-Glane guide


at 26 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente department

In the village of Saint-Germain-de-Confolens you can see the...

See Saint-Germain-de-Confolens guide


at 29 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente department

Confolens has several sites of interest including an ancient...

See Confolens guide


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

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

See Montmorillon guide


at 31 km (direction south-south-west)

After exploring Saint-Junien and the Collegiale Church of Saint-Junien...

See Saint-Junien guide
La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 39 km (direction east), in the Creuse department

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

See La Souterraine guide


at 40 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Rochechouart guide


at 42 km (direction south-east)

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

See Limoges guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Croix-sur-Gartempe


Markets in and near La Croix-sur-Gartempe

  • Saint-Pardoux: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (31km)
  • Montmorillon: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Limoges: market every day (40km)
  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (46km)

More information about La Croix-sur-Gartempe, Limousin

Tourist attractions near La Croix-sur-Gartempe, France

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


  • Aquarium du Limousin (42km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (23km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (31km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (31km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (34km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (44km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (51km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

La Croix-sur-Gartempe is in the southern-centre of France at 40 kilometres from Limoges, the department capital (general information: La Croix-sur-Gartempe is 317 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Croix-sur-Gartempe

Canton: Dorat

Arrondissement: Bellac

Department: Haute-Vienne

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 87210

Distance to La Croix-sur-Gartempe

from Limoges (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 317 km

from Calais: 536 km

from Nice: 565 km

from Bordeaux: 191 km

from Strasbourg: 576 km

Getting here

For driving distances to La Croix-sur-Gartempe from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bellac, Peyrat-de-Bellac, Saint-Bonnet-de-Bellac, Saint-Ouen-sur-Gartempe and Saint-Sornin-la-Marche.

This page in French: Visiter La Croix-sur-Gartempe

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