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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Vienne

Châteauponsac - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Vienne

5 minutes from the A20 motorway, on a rocky promontory, Châteauponsac, Pearl Gartempe, green holiday resort, is ideal for travel or residence. This city of character, the monastic past where history has left its mark, invites you to discover. Church of St. Thyrse through the Faubourg du Moustier, the Roman road, you can stroll around the streets, admire the old traditional houses and landscapes. The trails will guide you through the woods to the curiosities of small heritage: stone sacrifice hole fairies, baptismal cranberry, fortified camp of Chégurat, laundry, called Roman bridge ...

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude46.1328860 (N 46° 7’ 58”)
Longitude1.2764760 (E 1° 16’ 35”)
AltitudeFrom 196m to 471m
Surface area68.79 km²
Population2124 inhabitants
Density30 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLimoges (45 km, 35 min)
Insee code87041
IntercommunalityCC Gartempe - Saint Pardoux

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Sornin-Leulac8.4 km (11 min)
Villefavard8.5 km (12 min)
Rancon8.7 km (10 min)
Balledent10 km (15 min)
Saint-Pardoux10 km (13 min)
Bessines-sur-Gartempe10.6 km (11 min)
Roussac10.7 km (15 min)
Droux10.8 km (12 min)
Saint-Symphorien-sur-Couze12.4 km (18 min)
Fromental12.5 km (13 min)
Saint-Amand-Magnazeix13.7 km (14 min)
Saint-Hilaire-la-Treille15.3 km (18 min)
Le Buis15.7 km (19 min)
Magnac-Laval15.8 km (20 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Leisure centres


View Faubourg du Moustier
View Faubourg du Moustier
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Church St. Thyrse
Church St. Thyrse
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Old houses of the Faubourg du Moustier
Old houses of the Faubourg du Moustier
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La Porte Peyrine
La Porte Peyrine
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Museum Rene Baubérot
Museum Rene Baubérot
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Bridge said Romain
Bridge said Romain
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The Chapel of Our Lady of All Goodness
The Chapel of Our Lady of All Goodness
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Feeriland, a marvellous miniature world
Entertainment0 € to 7 € Veyrac (30 km)
Visit of the paint shop The Brézentine
Arts and CraftsFreeDun-le-Palestel (35 km)
Baptism of falconry
Nature and the great outdoors50 € to 70 € Lessac (46 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The Three Spires
HikeEasy4h00Saint-Léger-la-Montagne (15.9 km)
Verger Gorges
HikeEasy1h30Bourganeuf (42 km)
Nexon Castle Park
HikeIntermediate1h15Nexon (51 km)
Lamy Wood Circuit
HikeEasy3h00Moutier-Malcard (59 km)
Vassivière Lake walk
HikeEasy7h00Beaumont-du-Lac (59 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals