Saint-Martin-le-Vieux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Aixe-sur-Vienne at 4 km from Saint-Martin-le-Vieux

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Saint-Martin-le-Vieux 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-Martin-le-Vieux in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Aixe-sur-Vienne at 4 km and Limoges at 12 km.

Saint-Martin-le-Vieux, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 4 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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at 12 km (direction north-east)

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

See Limoges guide
Le Jardin de Liliane

Le Jardin de Liliane

Garden at 15 km (direction west)

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

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at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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at 18 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chalus guide


at 21 km (direction north-west)

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

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at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Junien guide


at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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at 28 km (direction south-south-east)

Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche is a small town with a collegiale church and a small...

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Chateau de Jumilhac

Chateau de Jumilhac

Castle at 31 km (direction south-south-west), in the Dordogne department

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

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at 31 km (direction west-north-west), in the Charente department

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

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at 33 km (direction north-west)

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

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Lac de Saint-Pardoux

Lac de Saint-Pardoux

at 34 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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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)

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

What to do at Saint-Martin-le-Vieux? 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

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

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

Saint-Martin-le-Vieux is 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).

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


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