Limousin has a rich medieval past : castles, towers, knights and troubadours - visit its sites and take part in its many medieval celebrations!
The gigantic ruins of this medieval fortress tribute to its eventful past : it used to be a royal residence then became a bandit hideout.
The Merle Towers
The Merle citadel (12th - 14th centuries) is perched on a rocky spur over the Maronne river.
Despite numerous assaults, the Merle citadel remains an exceptional legacy from the past.
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Towering above the confluence of the Creuse and the Sédelle rivers, you will find the ruins of one of France's mightiest medieval fortresses, dismantled by Richelieu.
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The Xaintrie medieval farms
The lives of 15th century Xaintrie peasants are recreated here in a fun and lively manner. Tour the farms with an outstanding medieval specialist.