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Peyrat-le-Chateau tourism and travel guide

Photo of Peyrat-le-Chateau in Haute-Vienne

Photo is of Lake Vassiviere at 6 km from Peyrat-le-Chateau

Visit Peyrat-le-Chateau: highlights and tourist information

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Peyrat-le-Chateau is situated in the Haute-Vienne department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lake Vassiviere at 6 km and Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat at 22 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Peyrat-le-Chateau, 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 Peyrat-le-Chateau in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Lake Vassiviere

Lake Vassiviere

Scenery at 6 km (direction east)

The largest lake in Limousin, Lake Vassiviere is a...

See Lake Vassiviere guide


at 22 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction south), in the Correze department

The medieval quarter around the 11th century church is the...

See Treignac guide


at 35 km (direction east-north-east), in the Creuse department

Aubusson is world famous for the rugs that have been...

See Aubusson guide


at 35 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Pierre-Buffiere guide


at 40 km (direction west)

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

See Limoges guide


at 44 km (direction south-east), in the Correze department

Meymac should be beter known to tourists - the...

See Meymac guide
Lac de Saint-Pardoux

Lac de Saint-Pardoux

at 47 km (direction west-north-west)

The Lac de Saint-Pardoux s a large leisure lake in...

See Lac de Saint-Pardoux guide


at 47 km (direction south-south-west), in the Correze department

The Vézère Valley below and the numerous historic monuments up the hill...

See Uzerche guide
Arboretum Al Gaulhia

Arboretum Al Gaulhia

Garden at 49 km (direction south-south-west), in the Correze department

The Arboretum Al Gaulhia is a 10 hectare arboretum with gardens...

See Arboretum Al Gaulhia guide


at 49 km (direction west)

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

See Aixe-sur-Vienne guide


at 50 km (direction east-south-east), in the Correze department

Saint-Angel is a very small village but also a pleasant diversion when...

See Saint-Angel guide
Correze (village)

Correze (village)

at 50 km (direction south-south-east), in the Correze department

Correze is a very small village but the historic quarter certainly merits...

See Correze (village) guide
La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 52 km (direction north-north-west), in the Creuse department

La Souterraine is one of those 'hard to find' traditional French towns...

See La Souterraine guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Haute-Vienne

Map of places to visit near Peyrat-le-Chateau


Markets in and near Peyrat-le-Chateau

  • Bourganeuf: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Bugeat: market Thursday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Felletin: market Friday (32km)
  • Aubusson: market Saturday (34km)
  • Ahun: market Wednesday (37km)
  • Lavaveix-les-Mines: market Thursday (38km)
  • Gueret: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (40km)
  • Limoges: market every day (42km)
  • Meymac: market Friday - seasonal market only (43km)
  • Saint-Pardoux: market Wednesday (47km)

More information about Peyrat-le-Chateau, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Peyrat-le-Chateau, France

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


  • Aquarium du Limousin (40km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Millevaches en Limousin (26km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre (Solignac) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la Ganille (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Peyrat-le-Chateau is in the southern-centre of France at 41 kilometres from Limoges, the department capital (general information: Peyrat-le-Chateau is 341 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Peyrat-le-Chateau

Canton: Eymoutiers

Arrondissement: Limoges

Department: Haute-Vienne

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 87470

Distance to Peyrat-le-Chateau

from Limoges (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 341 km

from Calais: 571 km

from Nice: 493 km

from Bordeaux: 213 km

from Strasbourg: 546 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Peyrat-le-Chateau from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Augne, Beaumont-du-Lac, Saint-Amand-le-Petit, Saint-Julien-le-Petit and Saint-Martin-Chateau.

This page in French: Visiter Peyrat-le-Chateau

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