Oradour-sur-Vayres tourism and travel guide

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Visit Oradour-sur-Vayres: highlights and tourist information

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Oradour-sur-Vayres is situated in the Haute-Vienne department and Limousin region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the southern-centre of France at 33 kilometres from Limoges, the department capital (general information: Oradour-sur-Vayres is 365 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Jardin de Liliane at 8 km and Rochechouart at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Oradour-sur-Vayres, 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-sur-Vayres 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-sur-Vayres

Markets in and near Oradour-sur-Vayres

  • Chalus: market Friday (12km)
  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (18km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Limoges: market every day (31km)
  • Thiviers: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (35km)
  • Thiviers: market Saturday (35km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (37km)
  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (44km)
  • Brantome: market Friday (44km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (45km)

More information about Oradour-sur-Vayres, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Oradour-sur-Vayres, France

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


  • Aquarium du Limousin (32km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Nontron (28km)
  • Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche (36km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Perigord-Limousin (15km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (17km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (32km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre (Solignac) (32km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (36km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (36km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (51km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de Liliane (8km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (2km)
  • Site Corot (19km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (32km)
  • Lac de Saint-Pardoux (47km)

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 (25km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Oradour-sur-Vayres

Canton: Oradour-sur-Vayres

Arrondissement: Rochechouart

Department: Haute-Vienne

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 87150

Distance to Oradour-sur-Vayres

from Limoges (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 365 km

from Calais: 585 km

from Nice: 554 km

from Bordeaux: 150 km

from Strasbourg: 609 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Oradour-sur-Vayres from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Champagnac-la-Riviere, Cussac, Saint-Bazile and Vayres.

This page in French: Visiter Oradour-sur-Vayres