Saint-Martin-le-Vieux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Martin-le-Vieux: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Martin-le-Vieux is situated in the Haute-Vienne department and Limousin region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the southern-centre of France at 12 kilometres from Limoges, the department capital (general information: Saint-Martin-le-Vieux is 355 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Aixe-sur-Vienne at 4 km and Limoges at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Martin-le-Vieux, 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-Martin-le-Vieux 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 Saint-Martin-le-Vieux

Markets in and near Saint-Martin-le-Vieux

  • Limoges: market every day (11km)
  • Chalus: market Friday (18km)
  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (24km)
  • Saint-Pardoux: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (39km)
  • Thiviers: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (42km)
  • Thiviers: market Saturday (42km)
  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (59km)
  • Brantome: market Friday (59km)

More information about Saint-Martin-le-Vieux, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Saint-Martin-le-Vieux, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saint-Martin-le-Vieux.


  • Aquarium du Limousin (11km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Perigord-Limousin (32km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre (Solignac) (10km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (24km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (40km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (43km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (49km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de Liliane (15km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (23km)
  • Site Corot (25km)
  • Lac de Saint-Pardoux (32km)

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

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Martin-le-Vieux

Canton: Aixe-sur-Vienne

Arrondissement: Limoges

Department: Haute-Vienne

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 87700

Distance to Saint-Martin-le-Vieux

from Limoges (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 355 km

from Calais: 579 km

from Nice: 535 km

from Bordeaux: 170 km

from Strasbourg: 589 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Martin-le-Vieux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aixe-sur-Vienne, Bosmie-l'Aiguille, Burgnac, Isle, Jourgnac, Lavignac, Meilhac, Saint-Priest-sous-Aixe and Sereilhac.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Martin-le-Vieux