Rochechouart tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: On the edge of the Perigord-Limousin Regional Natural Park, Rochechouart has a castle and Museum of Modern Art to visit

Rochechouart is situated in the Haute-Vienne department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Rochechouart. For detailed visitor information see the Rochechouart travel guide.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Rochechouart in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Jardin de Liliane at 12 km and Brigueuil at 15 km.

Rochechouart, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Saint-Junien

Saint-Junien

at 9 km (direction north-east)

After exploring Saint-Junien and the Collegiale Church of Saint-Junien be sure to...

See Saint-Junien guide
Le Jardin de Liliane

Le Jardin de Liliane

Garden at 12 km (direction east-south-east)

Le Jardin de Liliane is one of our favourite gardens open to...

See Le Jardin de Liliane guide
Brigueuil

Brigueuil

at 15 km (direction north-north-east), in the Charente department

Here in Brigueuil it is the roman style church that is the...

See Brigueuil guide
Oradour-sur-Glane

Oradour-sur-Glane

at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

The village of Oradour-sur-Glane is a memorial town, now maintained in the...

See Oradour-sur-Glane guide
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Chalus

Chalus

at 22 km (direction south-east)

Châlus is a small market town with two ruined castles in the...

See Chalus guide
Confolens

Confolens

at 24 km (direction north-west), in the Charente department

Confolens has several sites of interest including an ancient bridge and fountain...

See Confolens guide
Aixe-sur-Vienne

Aixe-sur-Vienne

at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Aixe-sur-Vienne guide
Montrol-Senard

Montrol-Senard

at 25 km (direction north-north-east)

Montrol-Senard is a traditional Limousin village which has been turned into an...

See Montrol-Senard guide
Mortemart

Mortemart

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction north-north-east)

Now listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France', Mortemart is a...

See Mortemart guide
Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

Saint-Germain-de-Confolens

at 27 km (direction north-north-west), in the Charente department

In the village of Saint-Germain-de-Confolens you can see the substantial ruins of...

See Saint-Germain-de-Confolens guide
Varaignes

Varaignes

at 34 km (direction south-west), in the Dordogne department

Varaignes is a pretty village with a castle at its centre. The...

See Varaignes guide
Limoges

Limoges

at 34 km (direction east)

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

See Limoges guide
Javerlhac-et-la-Chapelle-Saint-Robert

Javerlhac-et-la-Chapelle-Saint-Robert

at 35 km (direction south-west), in the Dordogne department

Javerlhac-et-la-Chapelle-Saint-Robert is a charming village with a church and castle and a...

See Javerlhac-et-la-Chapelle-Saint-Robert guide
La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 35 km (direction west), in the Charente department

After exploring the Chateau de Rochefoucauld be sure to stroll around the...

See La Rochefoucauld guide

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Markets in and near Rochechouart

  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (10km)
  • Chalus: market Friday (22km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Limoges: market every day (32km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (35km)
  • Saint-Pardoux: market Wednesday (44km)
  • Thiviers: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (45km)
  • Thiviers: market Saturday (45km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (51km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (54km)

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Tourist attractions near Rochechouart, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Limousin (34km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (48km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Nontron (35km)
  • Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche (45km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (9km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (21km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre (Solignac) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (42km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (46km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (48km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (54km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

  • Site Corot (10km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (13km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (33km)
  • Lac de Saint-Pardoux (43km)

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 (33km)
 
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Geography and distances

Rochechouart is in the southern-centre of France at 33 kilometres from Limoges, the department capital (general information: Rochechouart is 356 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Rochechouart

Canton: Rochechouart

Arrondissement: Rochechouart

Department: Haute-Vienne

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 87600

Distance to Rochechouart

from Limoges (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 356 km

from Calais: 575 km

from Nice: 561 km

from Bordeaux: 155 km

from Strasbourg: 606 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chaillac-sur-Vienne, Chassenon and Saillat-sur-Vienne.

This page in French: Visiter Rochechouart

 
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