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Thiat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Thiat in Haute-Vienne

Photo is of Le-Dorat at 10 km from Thiat

Visit Thiat: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Le-Dorat at 10 km and Bellac at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Thiat, 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 Thiat in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Le-Dorat guide


at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Bellac guide


at 20 km (direction north-north-west), in the Vienne department

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

See Montmorillon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction south)

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

See Mortemart guide


at 26 km (direction south)

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

See Montrol-Senard guide


at 32 km (direction south-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
Lac de Saint-Pardoux

Lac de Saint-Pardoux

at 33 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lac de Saint-Pardoux guide


Heritage Site at 35 km (direction north-north-west), in the Vienne department

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

See Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe guide


at 36 km (direction south-south-west), in the Charente department

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

See Brigueuil guide


at 36 km (direction south-west), in the Charente department

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

See Confolens guide


at 37 km (direction south)

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

See Oradour-sur-Glane guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction east-north-east), in the Indre department

The unspoiled medieval streets in the 'most beautiful village'...

See Saint-Benoit-du-Sault guide
La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 40 km (direction east), in the Creuse department

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

See La Souterraine guide


at 42 km (direction north-west), in the Vienne department

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

See Chauvigny guide

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

Map of places to visit near Thiat


Markets in and near Thiat

  • Montmorillon: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Saint-Pardoux: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Saint-Savin: market Friday (34km)
  • Le Blanc: market Saturday (41km)
  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (42km)
  • Saint-Gaultier: market Friday (54km)
  • Argenton-sur-Creuse: market Saturday (55km)

More information about Thiat, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Thiat, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Montmorillon) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (31km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (32km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (34km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (34km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Savin sur Gartempe (Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (42km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (45km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (47km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Touffou (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Thiat is in the southern-centre of France at 51 kilometres from Limoges, the department capital (general information: Thiat is 306 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Thiat

Canton: Dorat

Arrondissement: Bellac

Department: Haute-Vienne

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 87320

Distance to Thiat

from Limoges (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 306 km

from Calais: 525 km

from Nice: 571 km

from Bordeaux: 199 km

from Strasbourg: 571 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Thiat from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bussiere-Poitevine, Darnac and Oradour-Saint-Genest.

This page in French: Visiter Thiat

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