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Saint-Leomer tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Montmorillon at 9 km from Saint-Leomer

Visit Saint-Leomer: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Leomer is situated in the Vienne department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Montmorillon at 9 km and Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

You can also

Saint-Leomer, 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 Saint-Leomer in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 9 km (direction west)

Although it is quite a small town, there is a...

See Montmorillon guide


Heritage Site at 18 km (direction north-west)

The highlight here is of course the Abbey of Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe, certainly...

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide


at 25 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Le-Dorat guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction north-north-west)

The pretty village of Angles sur l'Anglin and the river...

See Angles-sur-l'Anglin guide


at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

We especially enjoyed exploring the castles along the hilltop when...

See Chauvigny guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction east), in the Indre department

The unspoiled medieval streets in the 'most beautiful village' of Saint-Benoit-de-Sault quickly...

See Saint-Benoit-du-Sault guide


at 35 km (direction south), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Bellac guide
Brenne Regional Natural Park

Brenne Regional Natural Park

Natural Parc at 39 km (direction north-east), in the Indre department

This quiet region of small lakes and fields is...

See Brenne Regional Natural Park guide
La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay

at 41 km (direction north-north-west)

The castle donjon and the medieval gateway are the main historical...

See La Roche-Posay guide


at 44 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre department

There are several churches of interest here in Argenton-sur-Creuse, and a very...

See Argenton-sur-Creuse guide
La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 44 km (direction east-south-east), in the Creuse department

La Souterraine is one of those 'hard to find'...

See La Souterraine guide


Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction south), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Mortemart guide


at 45 km (direction west)

Visit Nouaille-Maupertuis to see the substantial Abbey of Saint...

See Nouaille-Maupertuis guide


at 45 km (direction south), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Montrol-Senard guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Vienne

Map of places to visit near Saint-Leomer


Markets in and near Saint-Leomer

  • Montmorillon: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (17km)
  • Le Blanc: market Saturday (22km)
  • Saint-Gaultier: market Friday (40km)
  • La Roche-Posay: market Tuesday & Friday (41km)
  • Argenton-sur-Creuse: market Saturday (43km)
  • Mezieres-en-Brenne: market Thursday (46km)
  • Saint-Pardoux: market Wednesday (47km)
  • Naintre: market Sunday (54km)
  • Chatellerault: market Wednesday & Thursday all day & Saturday (55km)

More information about Saint-Leomer, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Leomer, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (10km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (30km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (40km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (43km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Touffou (37km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Saint-Leomer is in the west of France at 53 kilometres from Poitiers, the department capital (general information: Saint-Leomer is 287 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Leomer

Canton: Trimouille

Arrondissement: Montmorillon

Department: Vienne

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 86290

Distance to Saint-Leomer

from Poitiers (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 287 km

from Calais: 506 km

from Nice: 579 km

from Bordeaux: 216 km

from Strasbourg: 560 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive here by car - the ferry ports such as Caen, Saint Malo and Cherbourg are convenient at around 4-5 hours drive. For driving distances to Saint-Leomer from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Journet and La Trimouille.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Leomer

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