Monuments, churches, towns and villages

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

Saint-Etienne Cathedral

Religious buildings | LIMOGES | 05 55 34 46 87

The construction of this Gothic edifice lasted 6 centuries, beginning in 1273 and ending in the late 19th century. The beauty of the Gothic flamboyant Saint John portal is magnified by the cat…

See details

Eglise Notre-Dame

Religious buildings | BELLAC | 05 55 68 12 79

See details

The Pioche inn

Monuments | BESSINES SUR GARTEMPE | 05 55 76 09 28

In 1814, Pope Pius VII spent the night at the Pioche inn. He promised to provide a relic of the cross for the church to replace the one which had been lost at the time of the Revolution. He ho…

See details

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…


from 3.50

See details

Château de Turenne

Castles | TURENNE | 05 55 85 90 66

Castle ruins: Tour du Trésor or Tour de l’Horloge, 11C rectangular keep with guardroom, and 12-13C Tour César (watch-tower with exceptional views of the Dordogne Valley and Monts du Cantal). T…


from 3.40

See details

Tintignac-Naves archeological site

Archeological vestiges | NAVES

Tintignac-Naves archeological site is located next to Tulle, in Corrèze department. It is a major site for understanding the Gauls and Celts' way of living and their religion. Thanks to the ob…

See details

La tour des échevins

Urban architecture | BRIVE LA GAILLARDE | 05 55 24 08 80

This jewel of Renaissance art is full of fine sculptures and enhanced with arcatures, foliage scrolls and finials. The cast iron door knocker is topped off with a salamander, the symbol of Fra…

See details

Eglise de La Saunière

Religious buildings | LA SAUNIERE

XII century church dedicated to the Virgin of Pity (XV century stone sculpted figures).

See details

Viaduct of Rocherolles

Bridges and civil engineering structures | FOLLES | 05 55 76 09 28

Built by the group of Paris-Orléans, from 1852 to 1854 by well built, trimmed blue granite bricks to border the valley of the Gartempe. 5,40 metres high, 187 metres long, 12 arches on two leve…

See details


Monuments | BESSINES SUR GARTEMPE | 05 55 76 05 09

Built in 1825, it also served as a prison (on the ground floor) and as a court, with the guardroom on the left and on the right, the women's dungeon, with the men's dungeon a little further ba…

See details