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What's your Tour de France?

Atout France 2014

What's your Tour de France?

Information Web : www.yourfrenchtour.com

Atout France, France's Tourism Development Agency, is launching their biggest ever UK advertising campaign this spring under the creative banner ‘What’s your tour de France?’

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Limousin's Easter Egg Hunts!

Oeufs de Pâques

Limousin's  Easter Egg Hunts

 

Easter is just around the corner, so grab a basket and off you go!

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Contemporary Art in Limousin

Contemporary Art in Limousin

Contemporary Art in Limousin

Information Web : www.cinqvingtcinq.org/

The Cinq Vingt Cinq contemporary art network works with 19 venues in Limousin.

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La Borie Sound Garden, open from June 1st!

Les Jardins Sonores de la Borie

La Borie Sound Gardens

Information Fondation La Borie en Limousin 87110 SOLIGNAC Tél. : 00 33 (0)5 55 31 84 84 Web : www.fondationlaborie.com

A unique place to visit in the heart of Limousin...

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porcelaineLimoges's Porcelain Museum : Adrien Dubouché

Musée Adrien Dubouché

Limoges's porcelain museum

InformationMusée Adrien Dubouché8 bis, place Winston Churchill87000 LIMOGESTél. : 00 33 (0)5 55 33 08 50Web : www.musee-adriendubouche.fr

Limoges's famous porcelain museum is open, after a recent 2 year renovation. The museum's entire collection is now on display (over 30.000 pieces - only 4.500 were exhibited before the renovations).

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Gateways to Limousin

Bords de Vienne LimogesLimoges : the world's porcelain capital !

Bords de Vienne Limoges

Limoges : capital of Limousin

InformationTourist Office12, boulevard de Fleurus87000 LimogesTel : 00 33 (0)5 55 34 46 87E-mail : info@limoges-tourisme.comSite web : www.limoges-tourisme.com

Visit Limoges and learn everything there is to know about porcelain !

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Vallée de la DordogneBrive and the Dordogne Valley

Vallée de la Dordogne

Brive and the Dordogne Valley

InformationTourist OfficePlace du 14 juillet19100 Brive-la-GaillardeTél. : 00 33 (0)5 55 24 08 80Web : www.brive-tourisme.com

This dynamic town is located at the junction between Limousin, Quercy and Périgord.

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Aubusson :
The world's tapestry capital!

Aubusson Maison du Tapissier

Aubusson : the world's tapestry capital

Information Tourist OfficeTel.: 00 33 (0)5 55 66 32 12Web : www.tourisme-aubusson.com

Tapestry fans will be delighted by Aubusson !

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vignette_tulle_Maison_LoyacTulle - The heartland of Corrèze

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Tulle, the heartland of Corrèze

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Tulle's Tourist OfficePlace Jean Tavé19000 TulleTél. : 00 33 (0)5 55 26 59 61Web : http://www.tulle-coeur-correze.comEmail : contact@tulle-coeur-correze.com

Tulle is a lively town, surrounded by water and greenery : an ideal environment for relaxing, getting away and for taking part in outdoor activities.

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Vallée de la CreuseThe Painters’ Valley between Berry and Limousin / Guéret-Crozant

Vallée de la Creuse

The Painters’ Valley between Berry and Limousin / Guéret-Crozant

InformationTourist OfficeTél. : 00 33 (0)5 55 62 68 35Email : ot.eaux.vives@wanadoo.frWeb: http://www.les3lacs-creuse.com/

In the middle of the 19th century, hundreds of Parisian painters followed Claude Monet's example, and flocked to the Creuse valley to set up their easels.

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Parc Naturel Régional Périgord LimousinThe Périgord-Limousin Nature Park

Parc Naturel Régional Périgord Limousin

The Périgord-Limousin Nature Park

InformationTel. : 00 33 (0)5 53 60 34 65Web: www.parc-naturel-perigord-limousin.frEmail : info@pnrpl.com

The Périgord-Limousin Nature park is an 1.800 square metre natural gem.

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Vassivière and the Millevaches Park

PNR Millevaches

Vassivière and the Millevaches Nature Park

InformationVassivière Tourist OfficeTel. 00 33 (0)0 55 69 76 70Web : www.lelacdevassiviere.com

Millevaches Nature ParkTel. 00 33 (0)5 55 67 97 90Web : www.pnr-millevaches.com

 

Discover the Millevaches Regional Nature Park, a 314.000 hectare flora and fauna haven, and Vassivière lake.

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Fun family activities

vignette_reynouReynou animal park

Parc du Reynou

Reynou animal park

InformationWeb :www.parczooreynou.com

"Come and spend a fun-filled family day at Reynou park, in Le Vigen, near Limoges : a beautiful landscape park and zoo with 130 animal species! 

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Mialaret Horse Farm in Corrèze

 

Ferme Equestre de Mialaret

Mialaret Horse farm in Corrèze

Information Web : www.fermemialaret.com

If you enjoy riding holidays, Mialaret horse farm is just the place for you!

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parc_aux_loupsThe Chabrières wolves

Parc aux Loups

The Chabrières wolves

Information Chabrières Wolf Park9 Avenue Charles de Gaulle23000 GuéretTél. 05 55 81 23 23Web : http://loups-chabrieres.com

There used to be wolves in the Limousin forests. In the Chabrières wolf park, you can watch them in their natural habitat…. here, the pens are so large that the wolves behave exaclty the way they do in the great outdoors!

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Vignette aquarium du LimousinLimousin's new and improved Aquarium

Aquarium du Limousin

© Aquarium du Limousin

Limousin's Aquarium

Information2, boulevard Gambetta87000 LimogesTél.: 00 33 (0)5 55 33 42 11Web : www.aquariumdulimousin.come-mail :aquariumdulimousin@free.fr

 

After a month's renovation, the Limousin Aquarium is now open to visitors.

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voie_verteWalk, cycle or skate in the Périgord-Limousin Nature Park

Voie Verte Hauts de Tardoire

© Voie verte des Hauts de Tardoire

Walk, cycle or skate in the Périgord-Limousin Nature Park

Information Tél. : 00 33 (0)5 55 78 43 33  www.voieverte-enlimousin.com

This pathway through the forest was once a railway. It is 13 km long and takes visitors on a stroll through one of Limousin's loveliest forests !

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Tapisserie bobinesThe Tapestry Weaver's House

Tapisserie bobines

The Tapestry Weaver's House

Information Tourist Office Rue Vieille 23200 Aubusson Tél. : 00 33 (0)5 55 66 32 12Web : http://mtapissier.lacreuse.com Email : tourisme.aubusson@wanadoo.fr

Discover the history and tradition of tapestry weaving in this magnificent 16th century residence. A visitor guide is available for children, enabling them to have fun while learning.

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Family holidays

vignette château CreuzetteLadybirds and butterflies!

Séjour Coccinelles et Papillons

Ladybirds and butterflies!

InformationRégine ELLIOTT87120 NEDDETél. 05 55 79 72 45Web : www.auboutdesmondes.com

There is so much to do when you are staying at Jim and Régine's B&B, in a restored farmhouse in the Millevaches Nature Park! Why not start off by visiting Insect City in the heart of Limousin? Then, go for a swim and a picnic at Vassivière lake. But don’t forget why you came here in the first place:  to relax !  

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vignette castel novelGeocaching: Who's afraid of the big bad wolf?

Séjour Loup y es-tu?

Geocaching: Who's afraid of the big bad wolf?

InformationGuéret Tourist Office1, rue Eugène France23000 GUERETTel. : 00 33 (0)5 55 52 14 29Web : www.terraaventura.fr

Become an explorer with Terra Aventura, Limousin’s great treasure hunt! Just put on a pair of comfortable walking shoes, grab your GPS and a bottle of water and off you go !  

 

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Moulin de la GorceSpend a week-end in a Mongolian yurt!

Week-end en yourte à Vallière

Spend a week-end in a Mongolian Yurt!

InformationPhilppe and Niky MEYNIE23120 VALLIERE Tél : 00 33 (0)5 55 66 04 45

Looking for a relaxing holiday away from stress and pollution ? Come and spend some quality time in Creuse, Limousin , in the Millevaches Nature Park.

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Family Fun in the wilderness!

Séjour aux Drouilles Bleues

Family fun in the wilderness!

Information Maïthé and Paul DE BETTIGNIES La Drouille 87800 ST HILAIRE LES PLACES C.S. 500 95 87003 LIMOGES Cedex 1 Tél. : 00 33 (0)5 55 58 21 26 Web : drouillesbleues.free.fr

If you’ve come to Limousin for a peaceful holiday, you have come to the right place ! “La maison des Drouilles bleues » is nested in the woods, in the heights of a lovely Limousin village.

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Short breaks

Grandmont Gîtes : special offer

Gîtes Grandmont à St Sylvestre

Special week-end offer at Grandmont Gîtes near Ambazac

Information http://grandmontgites.com/

Grandmont Gites is a popular place to stay in the Limousin. Set in the midst of the Monts D’ Ambazac, Grandmont is a place of beauty, history and culture. Grandmont Gites are offering weekend breaks of 2 nights for up to 4 people from 90 Euros. The price includes all bed linen and towels or stay for a week for only 250 Euros.

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Week-end in an old fashioned caravan

Roulottes des Monédières

Week-end in an old fashioned caravan

Information Les Roulottes des Monédières 19370 CHAMBERET Tél. : 00 33 (0)2 48 77 59 31 Web : www.roulottes-monedieres.com

The Roulottes des Monédières old fashioned caravan resort will bring out the nomad in you!

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Week-end in the Creuse countryside

Week-end bucolique en Creuse

Week-end in the Creuse countryside

Information Creuse Tourism Agency Tél. : 00 33 (0)5 55 52 88 25

Welcome to Emmanuel and Maryse's Residence in Creuse!

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Porcelain, all in the family

Porcelaine, une histoire de famille

Porcelain, all in the family

Information  Gérard and Mady CHASTAGNER 87220 Feytiat Tél. : 00 33 (0)5 55 48 33 97

The next time you host a reception or dinner with friends or family, show off your "tableware arts" talents, acquired during your stay in Limoges, the world's porcelain capital.

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A trip to "strawberry land"!

Escale au pays de la gariguette

A trip to "strawberry land"!

Information Auberge des Charmilles 19120 Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne Tél. : 00 33 (0)5 55 91 29 29 Web : www.auberge-charmilles.com

Are you a hopeless romantic? Then Auberge des Charmilles in southern Corrèze is just the holiday spot for you!

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