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Made in Limousin

Information Comité Régional du Tourisme du LimousinTél.+ 00 33 (0)5 55 11 05 90

Aubusson : 6 centuries of tapestry-making. In 2009, Aubusson tapestry was added to UNESCO's World Heritage List.

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Made in Limousin

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Made in Limousin

Information Limousin Tourism BoardTél. +00 33 (0)5 55 11 05 90

Limoges and Limousin's enamel and glass artists largely contributed to the town and region's international fame.

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Limousin's summer festivals

Festival

Summer festivals in Limousin

Information Web : http://festivalsdete.regionlimousin.fr/

There's always something going on in Limousin! No matter what type of music you enjoy, you'll have no trouble finding your fancy here!

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47th Tour du Limousin from 19th to 22nd August

Tour du Limousin 2014

47th Tour du Limousin from 19th to 22nd August

Information : Web : www.tourdulimousin.com

For its 47th edition, the Tour du Limousin departs from Limoges (Champ de Juillet) at 12.30pm, on august 19th (official departure in Feytiat at 12.45pm) and arrives on August 22nd.

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Motorcycle Holidays in Limousin

Motorcycle Holidays in Limousin

Motorcycle Holiday website in English

Information Limousin Tourism Board Maison Régionale du Tourisme 30, cours Gay-Lussac C.S. 500 95 87003 LIMOGES Cedex 1 Tél. : 00 33 (0)5 55 11 05 90 Fax : 00 33 (0)5 55 05 07 56 Web : www.limousinamoto.com/en Email : documentation@tourismelimousin.com

The Limousin Tourism Board is proud to present its brand new Motorcycle Holiday Website, in English!.

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Bernardaud's summer exhibition

Watt's Up Bernardaud Exhibition 2014

"Watt's Up?"  Light & Ceramics Exhibition : 13th June - 29th November 2014

InformationBernardaud27, avenue Albert Thomas87000 LIMOGESTel : 05 55 10 55 91Website : www.bernadaud.com

Each summer Bernardaud porcelain organizes a major contemporary ceramics exhibition. This year's exhibition explores the relationship between ceramics and light with some thirty works of art from all over the world.

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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 20 venues in Limousin.

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Terra Aventura Treasure Hunt in Limousin

Cache et badges Terra Aventura

Terra Aventura Treasure Hunt in Limousin !

Information Website : www.terra-aventura.fr

Tèrra Aventura is a fun way to visit Limousin, without spending a penny. The concept: a high tech treasure hunt on Limousin’s backroads and an initiation to geocaching and to our region’s rich and surprising heritage..

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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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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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Family holidays

A breath of fresh air in the Monédières

Domaine des Monédières

A breath of fresh air in the Monédières

Information Domaine des Monédières 19800 Meyrignac l'Eglise Tél. : 00 33 (0)5 19 99 40 30 Fax : 00 33 (0)5 55 05 07 56 Web : www.domainedesmonedieres.com

Does your family need a nature break ? Settle down in one of our cozy and spacious chalets in the heart of the enchanting Millevaches Regional Nature Park.

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Family and friend get together in a manor in Corrèze

La Clauzure en Corrèze

Family and friend get together in a Corrèze manor

Information La Clauzure 19320 La Roche Canillac Tél. : 00 33 (0)7 81 80 76 25 Web : www.laclauzure.fr

Family, friends and a stylish Manor in the southwest of France! What more do you need to spend an unforgettable holiday ?

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Family holiday on a farm

La Maison des Cocottes

Family holiday on a farm

Information Nathalie BASTIAN La Maison des Cocottes 19450 Chamboulive Tél. : 00 33 (0)5 55 29 49 48 Web : www.lamaisondescocottes-correze.com

A house on a farm with chickens, rabbits, ponies, goats…. Your children will be in 7th Heaven here! If they like Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, La Maison des Cocottes is the next best thing !

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Quality family time in Corrèze

Les Aubazines à Bort les Orgues

Quality family time in Corrèze

Information Complexe les Aubazines 19110 Bort les Orgues Tél. : 00 33 (0)5 55 96 08 38 Web : www.les-aubazines.com

Pack your suitcase and set off for a great lakeside family adventure !

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Green family holiday

Les Collines à Brive

Green family holiday

Information Brive Tourist Office Place du 14 Juillet19100 Brive la Gaillarde Tél. : 00 33 (0)5 87 01 60 02 Fax : 00 33 (0)5 55 05 07 56 Web : www.residencelescollines.com

Take advantage of this family holiday in our special eco-label accommodation to teach your children about protecting the environment. You’ll be impressed by our troglodyte village, built to respect nature.

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Short breaks

Pamper yourself in Corrèze

Les Instants Volés à Tudeils

Pamper yourself in Corrèze

Information Les Instants Volés Le Varrat 19120 Tudeils Tél. : 00 33 (0)6 30 07 64 94 Web : www.les-instants-voles-spa.fr

This is the ideal holiday for couples who feel the need to “run away from home”! «Les instants volés», is a stylish B&B in the south west of France.

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Relaxing nature break

Pause nature St Bonnet Elvert

Relaxing nature break

Information Véronique and Gérard Parcollet 19380 ST BONNET ELVERT Tél. : 00 33 (0)6 31 11 72 68 Web : www.alapoteoz.fr

Time to recharge your batteries? You have come to the right place! Picture yourself amidst the Correzian countryside, in southern France.

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Golf holiday in southwest France

Du vert au green à Ste Féréole

Golf holiday in southwest France

Information Brive Tourist Office Place du 14 juillet 19100 BRIVE LA GAILLARDE Tel : 00 33 (0)5 87 01 60 02 Web : www.residencelescollines.com

Make the most of your golf holiday by staying in an unusual 4 star hillside accommodation with a view of the valley below.  In the evening, admire the sunset over the "cirque des Saulières."

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Luxurious holiday in a castle

Château de la Cazine

Luxurious holiday in a castle

Information Château de la Cazine Hotel 23300 NOTH Tél. : 00 33 (0)5 55 63 97 10 Web : www.chateaudelacazine.fr/

What if luxury became affordable ? Château de la Cazine offers the comfort of a 4 star hotel for a very reasonable price.

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Gourmet food and art de vivre at Castel Novel castle

Castel Novel

Gourmet food and art de vivre at Château Castel Novel

Information Château de Castel Novel 19240 VARETZ Tél. : 00 33 (0)5 55 85 00 01 Web : www.castelnovel.com

Welcoming visitors and making them feel at home is what Sophie and Nicolas do best. They are delighted to share the peacefulness of Château de Castel Novel and the Limousin art of well-being with their guests.

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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

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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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