Limousin wilderness


In Limousin, our wilderness is unspoilt. Discover our lakes, caves, tunnels and panoramas... 

Plan d'eau de Châteauneuf la Forêt

Recreational lakes | CHATEAUNEUF LA FORET | 05 55 69 30 27

Take the D979 towards Eymoutiers and follow signs for Chateauneuf (lake on the edge of the town).

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La Butte de Frochet

Natural sites | VAL D'ISSOIRE | 05 55 68 12 79

La 'Butte de frochet' (hillock of Frochet, is a natural area offering ecological as welle as fauna and flora interests. Is is a mineral backbone of white quartz, themnants of the hydrothermal…

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Peat bog of Longeyroux

Natural sites | MEYMAC | 05 55 95 18 43

A biological environment of major European interest, this peat bog lies at an altitude of 900m in the communes of Meymac, St Merd-les-Oussines, Chavanac and St Sulpice-les-Bois. It occupies a…

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Lassoux Woods

Natural sites | BUDELIERE | 05 55 82 15 89

Lassoux Woods, composed of hardwoods and softwoods, is a place where nature and planning come together. The pleasant picnic area has wooden children's games (zip line…) and the walking trail i…

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The waterfalls of Murel

Natural sites | ALBUSSAC | 05 55 91 09 94

15km northwest of Argentat. Access by car from the village of Forgès. These cascades are formed by three successive waterfalls which run through the steep, wooded Franche-Valeine gorges. The w…

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Plan d'eau de Saint Hilaire les Places

Recreational lakes | SAINT HILAIRE LES PLACES | 05 55 58 12 08

Take the D704 to Nexon and the D11 to St Hilaire. The route is marked with arrows from St Hilaire.

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The waterfalls of Gimel

Natural sites | GIMEL LES CASCADES | 05 55 21 26 49

12km northwest of Tulle. One of the most beautiful natural sites in the département. These waterfalls consist of three successive cascades falling from La Montane at a total height of 143 metr…

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Augerolles Waterfalls

Natural sites | SAINT PARDOUX MORTEROLLES | 05 55 64 12 20

Moors, peat bogs, waterfalls and mills follow one another in this 50-hectare wild space characteristic of the Plateau de Millevaches. Intepretation trail and, for the children, a treasure hunt…

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Lac des Bariousses

Recreational lakes | TREIGNAC | 05 55 98 00 49

99 ha lake, "Pavillon Bleu" label: Supervised swimming, fishing, children’s games, mini-golf. Sailing allowed. Water sports centre (open May to August and during the off-season by prior arrang…

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Claude Monet site

Natural sites | DUN LE PALESTEL | 05 55 89 24 61

… Confluence of the Petite Creuse and the Grande Creuse. Mother Nature's miracle. Repeatedly painted by Monet, Guillaumin and the Impressionists, source of inspiration for numerous poets incl…

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