Limoges tourism and travel guide
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France This Way comment: Limoges is not usually featured on a list of 'must be visited places' but actually has an interesting centre, well worth exploring.
This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Limoges. For detailed visitor information see the Limoges travel guide.
Limoges is situated in the Haute-Vienne department and Limousin region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the southern-centre of France - it is the prefecture (capital) of the Haute-Vienne department (general information: Limoges is 345 kilometres from Paris).
Tourist classifications for Limoges include "town of art and history" and "ville fleurie 4*".
Limoges, 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 Limoges 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 Limoges
Markets in and near Limoges
Market days in Limoges: weekly market: every day;
- Limoges: market every day (0km)
- Saint-Pardoux: market Wednesday (24km)
- Saint-Junien: market Saturday (26km)
- Chalus: market Friday (28km)
- Bourganeuf: market Wednesday (42km)
- Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (49km)
More information about Limoges, Limousin
Tourist attractions near Limoges, France
Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Limoges.
- Aquarium du Limousin (3km)
Most beautiful villages in France
(see also beautiful French villages)
- Treignac (55km)
Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)
Regional Natural Parcs
- Perigord-Limousin (43km)
Churches and religious monuments
- Abbatial church de Saint Pierre (Solignac) (10km)
- Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (26km)
- Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (40km)
- Jardin de Liliane (23km)
Sites of natural beauty
- Lac de Saint-Pardoux (22km)
- Site Corot (27km)
- Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (32km)
Towns of Art and history
- Confolens (47km)
(recommended place to break a long journey)
- Pierre-Buffiere (20km)
- Magnac-Bourg (29km)
- Bessines-sur-Gartempe (31km)
- Bellac (34km)
- La Souterraine (48km)
Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)
- Saint-Hilaire-les-Places (23km)
Geography and distances
Distance to Limoges
from Limoges (prefecture): 1 km
from Paris: 345 km
from Calais: 570 km
from Nice: 532 km
from Bordeaux: 180 km
from Strasbourg: 579 km
For driving distances to Limoges from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visiter Limoges