Nexon tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Pierre-Buffiere at 13 km from Nexon

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Nexon 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 Nexon in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pierre-Buffiere at 13 km and Aixe-sur-Vienne at 14 km.

Nexon, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 13 km (direction east)

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

See Pierre-Buffiere guide


at 14 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Aixe-sur-Vienne guide


at 16 km (direction west)

Châlus is a small market town with two ruined castles in the...

See Chalus guide


at 18 km (direction south)

Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche is a small town with a collegiale church and a small...

See Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche guide


at 19 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Limoges guide
Le Jardin de Liliane

Le Jardin de Liliane

Garden at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Le Jardin de Liliane guide
Chateau de Jumilhac

Chateau de Jumilhac

Castle at 23 km (direction south-west), in the Dordogne department

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

See Chateau de Jumilhac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction south-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


at 30 km (direction east-north-east)

Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat, with its medieval houses and collegiale church, is a reminder that...

See Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat guide


at 31 km (direction north-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-east), in the Correze department

Lubersac is a small town in Corrèze with a church and a...

See Lubersac guide


at 32 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Junien guide


at 33 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Rochechouart guide


at 35 km (direction south-south-east), in the Correze department

The village of Arnac-Pompadour is centre for a Haras National, and also...

See Arnac-Pompadour guide

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Markets in and near Nexon

  • Chalus: market Friday (16km)
  • Limoges: market every day (19km)
  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (32km)
  • Thiviers: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (35km)
  • Thiviers: market Saturday (35km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (39km)
  • Excideuil: market Thursday (39km)
  • Saint-Pardoux: market Wednesday (43km)
  • Bourganeuf: market Wednesday (54km)
  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (55km)

More information about Nexon, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Nexon, France

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


  • Aquarium du Limousin (18km)

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) (11km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (32km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (36km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (44km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (49km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (26km)
  • Site Corot (34km)
  • Lac de Saint-Pardoux (40km)

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 (4km)

Geography and distances

Nexon is in the southern-centre of France at 20 kilometres from Limoges, the department capital (general information: Nexon is 364 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Nexon

Canton: Nexon

Arrondissement: Limoges

Department: Haute-Vienne

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 87800

Distance to Nexon

from Limoges (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 364 km

from Calais: 588 km

from Nice: 528 km

from Bordeaux: 167 km

from Strasbourg: 592 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Burgnac, Janailhac, Jourgnac, Lavignac, Meilhac, Rilhac-Lastours and Saint-Hilaire-les-Places.

This page in French: Visiter Nexon