Saint-Jean-Ligoure tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Jean-Ligoure in Haute-Vienne

Photo is of Pierre-Buffiere at 4 km from Saint-Jean-Ligoure

Visit Saint-Jean-Ligoure: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Jean-Ligoure is situated in the Haute-Vienne department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Pierre-Buffiere at 4 km and Limoges at 17 km.

Saint-Jean-Ligoure, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 4 km (direction east)

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

See Pierre-Buffiere guide


at 17 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Limoges guide


at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Aixe-sur-Vienne guide


at 22 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat guide
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at 26 km (direction west)

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

See Chalus guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction south), in the Correze department

The part of Segur-le-Chateau with medieval houses next to the river is...

See Segur-le-Chateau guide
Le Jardin de Liliane

Le Jardin de Liliane

Garden at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Le Jardin de Liliane guide
Chateau de Jumilhac

Chateau de Jumilhac

Castle at 29 km (direction south-west), in the Dordogne department

The Chateau de Jumilhac is in the northern Dordogn, within the Perigord-Limousin...

See Chateau de Jumilhac guide


at 35 km (direction north-west)

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

See Oradour-sur-Glane guide


at 36 km (direction south-east), in the Correze department

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

See Uzerche guide


at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Junien guide
Arboretum Al Gaulhia

Arboretum Al Gaulhia

Garden at 39 km (direction south-east), in the Correze department

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

See Arboretum Al Gaulhia guide


at 41 km (direction west-north-west)

On the edge of the Perigord-Limousin Regional Natural Park, Rochechouart has a...

See Rochechouart guide


Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction east-south-east), in the Correze department

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

See Treignac guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Jean-Ligoure

  • Limoges: market every day (18km)
  • Chalus: market Friday (26km)
  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (39km)
  • Saint-Pardoux: market Wednesday (41km)
  • Thiviers: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (42km)
  • Thiviers: market Saturday (42km)
  • Excideuil: market Thursday (44km)
  • Bourganeuf: market Wednesday (45km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Jean-Ligoure, France

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


  • Aquarium du Limousin (16km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre (Solignac) (8km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (39km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (43km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (53km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

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 (13km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Jean-Ligoure is in the southern-centre of France at 19 kilometres from Limoges, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jean-Ligoure is 361 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Jean-Ligoure

Canton: Pierre-Buffière

Arrondissement: Limoges

Department: Haute-Vienne

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 87260

Distance to Saint-Jean-Ligoure

from Limoges (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 361 km

from Calais: 586 km

from Nice: 520 km

from Bordeaux: 175 km

from Strasbourg: 583 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Jean-Ligoure from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Janailhac, Pierre-Buffiere, Saint-Hilaire-Bonneval, Saint-Priest-Ligoure and Vicq-sur-Breuilh.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Jean-Ligoure


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