Monuments, churches, towns and villages

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

Church of Vicq sur Breuilh

Religious buildings | VICQ SUR BREUILH | 05-55-00-89-91

The church rises up like a boat in the midst of water. It was in fact built in two parts, which explains this bell-tower oddly placed at the centre of the building. Its shingle-covered bell-to…

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Church

Religious buildings | SAINT CYR LA ROCHE | 05 55 24 08 80

Church of the fifteenth century, built of pink sandstone with a classified stained glass. Ask for the key to Ms. Joudoux (in front of the church).

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Eglise Saint-Julien et Saint-Martial

Religious buildings | ARNAC LA POSTE | 05 55 76 92 66

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Saint-Etienne Bridge

Bridges and civil engineering structures | LIMOGES

It is one of the two medieval bridges in Limoges (with Saint-Martial bridge), the only bridges to span the River Vienne until the construction of Pont-Neuf bridge (1838). Launched at the very…

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Church Saint Jean Baptiste - Maison Feyne

Religious buildings | MAISON FEYNE | 05 55 89 24 61

This romanesque church was built during the XIth and the XIIIth centuries and was classified Historical Monument in 1969.

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Zénith

Urban architecture | LIMOGES | 05 55 69 55 55

Imagined by Bernard Tschumi, this building made of Limousin Douglas pine wood and wrapped in polycarbonate fits perfectly, thanks to its transparency, into the surrounding forest. With a welco…

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Sound and light show (15C entombment)

Religious buildings | REYGADE | 05 55 28 50 19

The cemetery chapel houses a 15C polychrome Entombment (the work of an unknown sculptor from the Toulouse School). Sound and Light show throughout the year, from 9am-10pm in season, and 9am-6p…

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Castrum of Razès

Castles | RAZES | 05 55 38 91 00

Date of medieval times. Was built on a hill and consisted of a mound, a line of defense and two farmyards. For the anecdote, in 1210, Lord Helie de Razès was crushed by a tower that collapsed.

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Pont Sainte Elisabeth

Bridges and civil engineering structures | SAINT JUNIEN

The Bridge Saint-Elisabeth: The Bridge spans the Glane River. It is located on the former road of salt connecting Lyon to the Atlantic Ocean. Built in the 13th century this bridge is made of…

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Church

Religious buildings | SAINT BONNET LA RIVIERE | 05 55 25 61 14

A very rare example of a church in the shape of a rotunda, identical to that of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. Free access.

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