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Saint-Mathieu tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Mathieu in Haute-Vienne

Photo is of Rochechouart at 14 km from Saint-Mathieu

Visit Saint-Mathieu: highlights and tourist information

To Visit Attractions

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Rochechouart at 14 km and Le Jardin de Liliane at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Mathieu, 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-Mathieu in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Rochechouart

Rochechouart

at 14 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Rochechouart guide
Le Jardin de Liliane

Le Jardin de Liliane

Garden at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Le Jardin de Liliane guide
Chalus

Chalus

at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chalus guide
Nontron

Nontron

at 21 km (direction south-south-west), in the Dordogne department

Nontron is a quiet town within the Perigord-Limousin Regional Natural Park to...

See Nontron guide
 
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Varaignes

Varaignes

at 21 km (direction west-south-west), in the Dordogne department

Varaignes is a pretty village with a castle at its centre. The...

See Varaignes guide
Javerlhac-et-la-Chapelle-Saint-Robert

Javerlhac-et-la-Chapelle-Saint-Robert

at 21 km (direction west-south-west), in the Dordogne department

Javerlhac-et-la-Chapelle-Saint-Robert is a charming village with a church and castle and a...

See Javerlhac-et-la-Chapelle-Saint-Robert guide
Saint-Junien

Saint-Junien

at 23 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Junien guide
Marthon

Marthon

at 26 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente department

In Marthon there is no single monument that dominates, but rather several...

See Marthon guide
Brigueuil

Brigueuil

at 29 km (direction north-north-east), in the Charente department

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

See Brigueuil guide
La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 29 km (direction west), in the Charente department

After exploring the Chateau de Rochefoucauld be sure to stroll around the...

See La Rochefoucauld guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 30 km (direction west), in the Charente department

The Chateau de La Rochefoucauld is the most important castle in Charente,...

See Chateau de La Rochefoucauld guide
Aixe-sur-Vienne

Aixe-sur-Vienne

at 31 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Aixe-sur-Vienne guide
Chateau de Puyguilhem

Chateau de Puyguilhem

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

Extensive renovation work at the Chateau de Puyguilhem has brought a new...

See Chateau de Puyguilhem guide
Saint-Jean-de-Cole

Saint-Jean-de-Cole

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction south-south-east), in the Dordogne department

Saint-Jean-de-Cole is a small but very pretty village with a nice church...

See Saint-Jean-de-Cole guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Mathieu

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Mathieu

  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Chalus: market Friday (18km)
  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (23km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Thiviers: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (34km)
  • Thiviers: market Saturday (34km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (37km)
  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (39km)
  • Brantome: market Friday (39km)
  • Limoges: market every day (40km)

Hotels near Saint-Mathieu

More information about Saint-Mathieu, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Saint-Mathieu, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Limousin (41km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Nontron (21km)
  • Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche (41km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (23km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (32km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (34km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (39km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (39km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre (Solignac) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (48km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (55km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (8km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (23km)
  • Site Corot (24km)
  • Lac de Saint-Pardoux (55km)

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 (32km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Mathieu is in the southern-centre of France at 41 kilometres from Limoges, the department capital (general information: Saint-Mathieu is 370 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Mathieu

Canton: Saint-Mathieu

Arrondissement: Rochechouart

Department: Haute-Vienne

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 87440

Distance to Saint-Mathieu

from Limoges (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 370 km

from Calais: 589 km

from Nice: 560 km

from Bordeaux: 142 km

from Strasbourg: 618 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Champniers-et-Reilhac, Cheronnac, Les SalLes Lavauguyon, Maisonnais-sur-Tardoire, Saint-Bazile and Vayres.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Mathieu

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