Monuments, churches, towns and villages

Welcome to Limousin : visit our prettiest villages, stopover towns, monuments and castles. 

Limoges City Hall

Monuments | LIMOGES | 05 55 45 60 00

Limoges City Hall wasinaugurated in 1883. The fact that it was built in the spot where an Antique Forum used to be, is a surprising coincidence. Architect Charles-Alfred Leclerc drew his insp…

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House with the two turrets

Urban architecture | MAGNAC BOURG | 05-55-00-89-91

One of the oldest houses in Magnac (1601). It is situated at the corner of the old RN 20 and the rue Paul Renaudie. At the corners of the slate roof, there are two small square towers. This re…

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Church Saint Pierre Es Liens - La Celle Dunoise

Religious buildings | LA CELLE DUNOISE | 05 55 89 24 61

The church was built in XII century and extended between 1864 and 1868. The chapels date back from XV and XVI centuries. Capitols are decorated with animals. The North portal is classified as…

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Cistercian Abbey

Religious buildings | AUBAZINE | 05 55 87 39 52

Built by St Étienne and his companions in the 12C and affiliated to the Cistercian order in 1147, the abbey comprises several monastic buildings which house a chapter room, scriptorium, kitche…

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Notre Dame du Puy de Bar

Religious buildings | CHATEAU CHERVIX | 05-55-00-89-91

A chapel on the summit of the Puy de Bar. Was built in 1860 and restored in 1950. Pilgrimage each year, on August 15th. From the top of this tower (careful, the platform is narrow), there is…

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Château de Sédières

Castles | CLERGOUX | 05 55 27 76 40

Surrounded by 130ha of forest, lakes and rivers, 3km from Clergoux, the medieval Château de Sédières now belongs to the Conseil départemental. The castle offers a range of outdoor activities t…

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Le lavoir des Planchettes

Bridges and civil engineering structures | SAINT VICTOR EN MARCHE

The Planchettes washhouse is located in the town, behind the church. It is fed by the Planchettes stream, from which it takes its name. Rectangular, and made of 20 identical rectangular wash s…

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The fortified roman church of Compreignac

Religious buildings | COMPREIGNAC | 05 55 76 09 28

This roman church was fortified in the 15th century. Machicolations, watch towers, loopholes, cannons dominate the place and the neighbouring roads. All these elements make it a redoubtable refuge.

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Collegiate church Saint Martin

Religious buildings | BRIVE LA GAILLARDE | 05 55 24 10 82

Romanic church built from the 12th century, in the shape of Latin cross. Of this period remain the transept, the octagonal dome on pendants, a part of the head as well as an exceptional set of…

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The pointed arch of the Pharmacy

Urban architecture | MAGNAC BOURG | 05-55-00-89-91

Comes from the old granary of the Rohan family (13th century). Situated at the corner of the square, it was transferred and attached to this house in about 1900. The houses behind the pharmacy…

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