Nexon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Nexon: highlights and tourist information

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Nexon is situated in the Haute-Vienne department and Limousin region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the southern-centre of France at 20 kilometres from Limoges, the department capital (general information: Nexon is 364 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Pierre-Buffiere at 13 km and Aixe-sur-Vienne at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Nexon, 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 Nexon 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 Nexon

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

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

  • Perigord-Limousin (31km)

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

  • Jardin de Liliane (21km)

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

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