Monuments, churches, towns and villages

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

Church's treasures

Religious buildings | MORTEMART | 05 55 68 12 79

The former chapel of the convent of the Augustinian order has become the parish church ans it dates back to the 14th century. The church of Mortemart holds numerous curiosities : - superb…

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Place du Présidial

Monuments | LIMOGES

"Place du Présidial" is an old Regime landmark with its 17th and 18th century buildings, including "le Présidial"- a type of courthouse, the old royal intendance, Maledent hotel (which now hou…

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Château de Val

Castles | BORT-LES-ORGUES/LANOBRE | 05 55 46 17 60

Feudal fortress started in 1440 by the d’Estaing family. Art exhibitions are held in the castle from mid-March to mid-October. A 15C Gothic chapel in the main courtyard is dedicated to St Blai…

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Eglise de Saint Sulpice le Guérétois

Religious buildings | SAINT SULPICE LE GUERETOIS

Church: XII century, rebuilt in the XVII century. Listed doorway.

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Pont de Varieras

Bridges and civil engineering structures | PEROLS SUR VEZERE | 05 55 95 18 68

Bridge maybe of Carolingian period, taken by the rural road from Varieras to Pérols sur Vézère.

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Romanic church

Religious buildings | SAINT ROBERT | 05 55 24 08 80

12th-century abbey church. The nave was destroyed during the religious wars. 16th-century statue of St Antoine, in limestone and sandstone. 13th-century wooden crucifix. Wrought-iron cross on…

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Abbey church

Religious buildings | VIGEOIS

Built on the site of the old priory, with a multifoiled northern door typical of the Limousin Romanesque style. Sculpted capitals; treasury.

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Boussac Château

Castles | BOUSSAC | 05 55 65 07 62

Particularly impressive on its rocky outcrop overlooking the Creuse Valley, Boussac Château has had an eventful history: built in the 12th century, ruined during the Hundred Years War, re-buil…

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Church Saint-Etienne

Religious buildings | LUBERSAC | 05 55 73 50 14

Romanesque church with storiated capitals and magnificent wall paintings. Free access, from 10 am to 6 pm (5 pm in winter).

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Abbatiale romane Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul

Religious buildings | EVAUX LES BAINS | 05 55 65 50 90

Both graceful and imposing ! This abbey is typical of church architecture from the 11th century to the 17th century and of special note The Bell Tower. The roof of the abbey is covered with c…

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