Rochechouart tourism and travel guide

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Visit Rochechouart: highlights and tourist information

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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

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.

Rochechouart 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: Rochechouart is 356 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Jardin de Liliane at 12 km and Brigueuil at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rochechouart, 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 Rochechouart 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 Rochechouart

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)

More information about Rochechouart, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Rochechouart, France

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


  • 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

  • Perigord-Limousin (24km)

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

  • Jardin de Liliane (12km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (48km)

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)

Geography and distances

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