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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Vienne

The inhabitants of Sauviat do not call "Sauvigeois, Sauvigeoises", but "Salviacois and Salviacoises" called Roman Sauviat "Salviacus.

Geographical information

Latitude45.9070010 (N 45° 54’ 25”)
Longitude1.6058650 (E 1° 36’ 21”)
AltitudeFrom 373m to 586m
Surface area30.85 km²
Population974 inhabitants
Density31 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLimoges (33 km, 38 min)
Insee code87190
IntercommunalityCC de Noblat

Nearest cities & towns

Moissannes5.4 km (6 min)
Saint-Priest-Palus6.7 km (9 min)
Auriat8.4 km (12 min)
Le Châtenet-en-Dognon9.1 km (10 min)
Montboucher9.3 km (9 min)
Saint-Martin-Sainte-Catherine10.5 km (16 min)
Saint-Moreil11.1 km (16 min)
Les Billanges12 km (18 min)
Saint-Amand-Jartoudeix12.6 km (19 min)
Saint-Léonard-de-Noblat12.8 km (12 min)
Champnétery13 km (16 min)
Saint-Pierre-Chérignat13.9 km (17 min)
Saint-Laurent-les-Églises14.5 km (17 min)

Things to see and do

The Church of St. Martin of Tours, classified as historical monuments, dating from the 13th century.

Forest Epagne: Since July 7, 1994, order biotope protection preserves the integrity of the site. Moreover, the remarkable flora and fauna are protected by ministerial decrees from the Law of 10 July 1976 on the protection of nature, and by supranational (international conventions, European directives). To preserve these species, we invite you to explore this site on foot along marked trails. A basic circuit (yellow tag) allows a first approach to the forest. Halfway through, a variant (white tag) enters the game Creuse Massif.

Events and festivities

Market on Tuesday morning.

Frequently the second Monday of each month.

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Arbre & Aventure acrobatic park at Lake Saint-Pardoux
Nature and the great outdoors8 € to 18 € Razès (27 km)
La Brézentine painting studio tour
Arts and CraftsFreeDun-le-Palestel (45 km)
Western Ranch Horse-riding
Sports sensations25 € Saint-Setiers (48 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Verger Gorges
HikeEasy1h30Bourganeuf (12.7 km)
The Three Spires
HikeEasy4h00Saint-Léger-la-Montagne (19.9 km)
Vassivière Lake walk
HikeEasy7h00Beaumont-du-Lac (23 km)
Trip around Lake Saint-Pardoux
HikeEasy6h00Razès (25 km)
Nexon Castle Park
HikeIntermediate1h15Nexon (41 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals