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Thouron tourism and travel guide

Photo of Thouron in Haute-Vienne

Photo is of Lac de Saint-Pardoux at 8 km from Thouron

Visit Thouron: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lac de Saint-Pardoux at 8 km and Oradour-sur-Glane at 16 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Thouron, 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 Thouron in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Lac de Saint-Pardoux

Lac de Saint-Pardoux

at 8 km (direction north-east)

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

See Lac de Saint-Pardoux guide


at 16 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Oradour-sur-Glane guide


at 19 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Limoges guide


at 19 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bellac guide


at 20 km (direction west)

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

See Montrol-Senard guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction west)

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

See Mortemart guide


at 23 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Aixe-sur-Vienne guide


at 26 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Le-Dorat guide


at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Junien guide


at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat guide


at 28 km (direction west), in the Charente department

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

See Brigueuil guide
Le Jardin de Liliane

Le Jardin de Liliane

Garden at 32 km (direction south-west)

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

See Le Jardin de Liliane guide
La Souterraine

La Souterraine

at 34 km (direction north-east), in the Creuse department

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

See La Souterraine guide


at 36 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Pierre-Buffiere guide

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

Map of places to visit near Thouron


Markets in and near Thouron

  • Saint-Pardoux: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Limoges: market every day (17km)
  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (27km)
  • Bourganeuf: market Wednesday (42km)
  • Chalus: market Friday (42km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (59km)

More information about Thouron, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Thouron, France

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


  • Aquarium du Limousin (19km)

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre (Solignac) (27km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (28km)
  • Abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Lesterps) (34km)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Saint-Pardoux (7km)
  • Site Corot (28km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (42km)

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 (40km)

Geography and distances

Thouron is in the southern-centre of France at 17 kilometres from Limoges, the department capital (general information: Thouron is 329 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Thouron

Canton: Nantiat

Arrondissement: Bellac

Department: Haute-Vienne

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 87140

Distance to Thouron

from Limoges (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 329 km

from Calais: 552 km

from Nice: 541 km

from Bordeaux: 191 km

from Strasbourg: 570 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Compreignac, Le Buis, Nantiat and Saint-Jouvent.

This page in French: Visiter Thouron

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