Limousin wilderness


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

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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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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The Vézère river and its valley

Natural sites | UZERCHE | 05 55 73 15 71

Vézère river by-passes the city of Uzerche on three sides. Iit encloses the rocky spur on which stands the ancient walled up city. Classified natural site.

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The Urbe Dolmen

Natural sites | CROCQ | 05 55 67 40 32

The Urbe Dolmen is situated in the Urbe Woods 3 km from Crocq. It, on its own, is a good reason for a walk.

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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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Les Pierres Jaumâtres

Natural sites | TOULX SAINTE CROIX | 05 55 65 05 95

Giant pebbles. A sacrificial altar, the Dieu du Tonnerre (God of Thunder) stones and those of La Guerre (the War), La Bascule (the Seesaw), Les Pains de sucre (the Sugar Loaves)… the Pierres…

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Bramefan moors

Natural sites | ROUSSAC

Bramefan (9 hectares) is handled since 2000 by the Regional Conservatory of Natural Areas. It belongs the last dry heathland present in the Northwest of the department, close to the "plateau o…

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Heather moorland "buttes à Gaudy"

Natural sites | DROUX | 05 55 03 29 07

"buttes in Gaudy" are to heather moorland and are part of the valley of the Gartempe. They were restored by the Conservatoire des Espaces Naturels du Limousin.

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Natura 2000 zone in the Gartempe River valley and its tributaries

Natural sites | CHATEAUPONSAC | 05 55 76 57 57

Natura 2000 site covers an area of 3563ha including the valley of the Gartempe River from its source in the department of Vienne and those of some tributaries: the Brame River, the Glayeule Ri…

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Chabrières Forest

Natural sites | GUERET | 05 55 52 14 29

Forest rich in legends, the 2000 hectares of Chabrières Forest is strewn with enormous, chaotic, granite outcrops to discover thanks to the many marked hiking trails. Discovery trails, possibi…

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