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Les Cars tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chalus at 8 km from Les Cars

Visit Les Cars: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chalus at 8 km and Le Jardin de Liliane at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Les Cars, 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 Les Cars in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

Châlus is a small market town with two ruined...

See Chalus guide
Le Jardin de Liliane

Le Jardin de Liliane

Garden at 14 km (direction north-west)

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

See Le Jardin de Liliane guide


at 14 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Aixe-sur-Vienne guide
Chateau de Jumilhac

Chateau de Jumilhac

Castle at 21 km (direction south), in the Dordogne department

The Chateau de Jumilhac is in the northern Dordogn, within the Perigord-Limousin...

See Chateau de Jumilhac guide


at 22 km (direction east)

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

See Pierre-Buffiere guide


at 23 km (direction north-east)

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

See Limoges guide


at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Rochechouart guide


at 27 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Junien guide


at 28 km (direction north-west)

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

See Oradour-sur-Glane guide


at 31 km (direction south-south-west), in the Dordogne department

Thiviers is a very typical Dordogne market town, best...

See Thiviers guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction south-east), in the Correze department

The part of Segur-le-Chateau with medieval houses next to the river is...

See Segur-le-Chateau guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction south-west), in the Dordogne department

Saint-Jean-de-Cole is a small but very pretty village with a nice church...

See Saint-Jean-de-Cole guide


at 35 km (direction north-west), in the Charente department

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

See Brigueuil guide


at 36 km (direction west-south-west), in the Dordogne department

Nontron is a quiet town within the Perigord-Limousin Regional Natural...

See Nontron guide

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

Map of places to visit near Les Cars


Markets in and near Les Cars

  • Chalus: market Friday (7km)
  • Limoges: market every day (22km)
  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (27km)
  • Thiviers: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Thiviers: market Saturday (31km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Excideuil: market Thursday (38km)
  • Saint-Pardoux: market Wednesday (45km)
  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (48km)
  • Brantome: market Friday (48km)

More information about Les Cars, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Les Cars, France

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


  • Aquarium du Limousin (22km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre (Solignac) (18km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (27km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (32km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (38km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (43km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (17km)
  • Site Corot (28km)
  • Lac de Saint-Pardoux (43km)

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 (7km)

Geography and distances

Les Cars is in the southern-centre of France at 24 kilometres from Limoges, the department capital (general information: Les Cars is 366 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Les Cars

Canton: Châlus

Arrondissement: Limoges

Department: Haute-Vienne

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 87230

Distance to Les Cars

from Limoges (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 366 km

from Calais: 589 km

from Nice: 537 km

from Bordeaux: 159 km

from Strasbourg: 599 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bussiere-Galant, Flavignac, Lavignac, Pageas and Rilhac-Lastours.

This page in French: Visiter Les Cars

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