Oradour-Saint-Genest tourism and travel guide

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Visit Oradour-Saint-Genest: highlights and tourist information

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Oradour-Saint-Genest is situated in the Haute-Vienne department and Limousin region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the southern-centre of France at 46 kilometres from Limoges, the department capital (general information: Oradour-Saint-Genest is 307 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Le-Dorat at 4 km and Bellac at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Oradour-Saint-Genest, 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 Oradour-Saint-Genest 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 Oradour-Saint-Genest

Markets in and near Oradour-Saint-Genest

  • Montmorillon: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Saint-Pardoux: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (39km)
  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (40km)
  • Le Blanc: market Saturday (44km)
  • Limoges: market every day (47km)
  • Argenton-sur-Creuse: market Saturday (53km)
  • Saint-Gaultier: market Friday (53km)

More information about Oradour-Saint-Genest, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Oradour-Saint-Genest, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Oradour-Saint-Genest.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (25km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (37km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (38km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (39km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (39km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Touffou (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Saint-Pardoux (30km)
  • Site Corot (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Oradour-Saint-Genest

Canton: Dorat

Arrondissement: Bellac

Department: Haute-Vienne

Region: Limousin

Postcode: 87210

Distance to Oradour-Saint-Genest

from Limoges (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 307 km

from Calais: 527 km

from Nice: 565 km

from Bordeaux: 200 km

from Strasbourg: 568 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Oradour-Saint-Genest from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Darnac, La Bazeuge, Le Dorat and Thiat.

This page in French: Visiter Oradour-Saint-Genest