Rancon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Rancon in Haute-Vienne

Visit Rancon: highlights and tourist information

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Rancon is situated in the Haute-Vienne department and Limousin region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the southern-centre of France at 32 kilometres from Limoges, the department capital (general information: Rancon is 315 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bellac at 10 km and Lac de Saint-Pardoux at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rancon, 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 Rancon 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 Rancon

Markets in and near Rancon

  • Saint-Pardoux: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Limoges: market every day (32km)
  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (34km)
  • Montmorillon: market Wednesday (41km)
  • Bourganeuf: market Wednesday (49km)

More information about Rancon, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Rancon, France

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


  • Aquarium du Limousin (34km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (34km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (35km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (41km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre (Solignac) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de Liliane (44km)
  • Jardin-arboretum de La Sédelle (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Saint-Pardoux (14km)
  • Site Corot (34km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Rancon

Canton: Châteauponsac

Arrondissement: Bellac

Department: Haute-Vienne

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 87290

Distance to Rancon

from Limoges (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 315 km

from Calais: 538 km

from Nice: 550 km

from Bordeaux: 199 km

from Strasbourg: 565 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Balledent, Blanzac, Droux, Roussac, Saint-Junien-les-Combes and Villefavard.

This page in French: Visiter Rancon