Saint-Junien tourism and travel guide

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Saint-Junien 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 Saint-Junien. For detailed visitor information see the Saint-Junien 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 Saint-Junien in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Rochechouart at 10 km and Oradour-sur-Glane at 11 km.

Saint-Junien, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 8 km (direction north-north-west), in the Charente department

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

See Brigueuil guide


at 10 km (direction south-west)

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

See Rochechouart guide


at 11 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Oradour-sur-Glane guide
Le Jardin de Liliane

Le Jardin de Liliane

Garden at 14 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Le Jardin de Liliane guide


at 16 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Montrol-Senard guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Mortemart guide


at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Aixe-sur-Vienne guide


at 23 km (direction west-north-west), in the Charente department

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

See Confolens guide


at 25 km (direction 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


at 27 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chalus guide


at 28 km (direction north-north-east)

The small market town of Bellac has some medieval houses of interest,...

See Bellac guide


at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Limoges guide
Lac de Saint-Pardoux

Lac de Saint-Pardoux

at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lac de Saint-Pardoux guide


at 39 km (direction north-north-east)

In the small town of Le Dorat you will enjoy exploring the...

See Le-Dorat guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Junien

Market days in Saint-Junien: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (0km)
  • Limoges: market every day (26km)
  • Chalus: market Friday (27km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Saint-Pardoux: market Wednesday (35km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (44km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Junien, France

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


  • Aquarium du Limousin (28km)

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (48km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Nontron (44km)
  • Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche (48km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (0km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (16km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre (Solignac) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (42km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (44km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (48km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (50km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

  • Site Corot (1km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (20km)
  • Lac de Saint-Pardoux (34km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (42km)

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 (34km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Junien is in the southern-centre of France at 27 kilometres from Limoges, the department capital (general information: Saint-Junien is 347 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Junien

Canton: Saint-Junien

Arrondissement: Rochechouart

Department: Haute-Vienne

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 87200

Distance to Saint-Junien

from Limoges (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 347 km

from Calais: 567 km

from Nice: 558 km

from Bordeaux: 165 km

from Strasbourg: 597 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Junien 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, Saint-Brice-sur-Vienne and Saint-Martin-de-Jussac.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Junien