Monuments, churches, towns and villages

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

Les Bonnes Fontaines

Religious buildings | SORNAC | 555946266

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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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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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St Libéral chapel

Religious buildings | BRIVE LA GAILLARDE | 05 55 18 17 70

Located in the northern part of the inner city of Brive, this chapel was built near a passing route. Built or reconstructed in the early fifteenth century, it was used during the Wars of Relig…

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St Peter Church

Religious buildings | COLLONGES LA ROUGE | 05 55 91 09 94

St Peter Church (XIIth and XVth centuries). Limousin octagonal bell tower with a square base, early XIIth century. Portal with tympanum on the theme of the Ascension Day, mid XIIth century. Be…


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Birthplace of Suzanne Valadon

Monuments | BESSINES SUR GARTEMPE | 05 55 76 09 28

A former inn built in the early 17th century. It was run by the widow Guimbaud, a distant cousin of Madeleine Valadon (mother of the painter Suzanne Valadon) who worked there as a linen maid.…

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Church Notre Dame de la Renaissance - Dun le Palestel

Religious buildings | DUN LE PALESTEL | 05 55 89 24 61

The ancient church, called Notre-Dame before 1711 was destroyed in 1909. The principal portal is listed Historical Monument since 1911 and dates back from the XIII century. The actual church…

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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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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…


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Le faubourg des Farges

Urban architecture | EYMOUTIERS | 05 55 69 27 81

En occitan farjas (latin: smithery-made). In addition to the tanners collectiven the biggest in the town, the artisan smiths were also famed. They made horseshoes and agricultural tools. They…

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