Monuments, churches, towns and villages

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

Collégiale Saint-Pierre

Religious buildings | AZAT LE RIS

The collegiate church of Le Dorat is dedicated to 'Saint-Pierre-des-Liens'. The church is the biggest collegiate church of Limousin. (77 metres long). It's a mix of religious and military arch…

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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 Périchon

Castles | BESSINES SUR GARTEMPE | 05 55 76 09 28

Jean-André Périchon, an engineer from the Arts et Métiers (the French higher education institute for industrial art and design) and a manager of a sugar factory in Egypt for 22 years, was call…

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Church Saint Pierre Es Liens - Sagnat

Religious buildings | SAGNAT | 05 55 89 24 61

This romanesque church was built between the XIth and the XIIIth century and it was fortified in the XVth century. it is 31.5 meters long. The capitals of the West portal are decorated with hu…

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Saint-Pierre-du-Queyroix Church

Religious buildings | LIMOGES

Saint-Pierre-du-Queyroix church, with its typical Limousin steeple, is home to an expetional series of altars and golden, wooden statues (17th and 18th centuries). Its stained glass window, in…

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The cross of Pierrefiche

Religious buildings | BESSINES SUR GARTEMPE | 05 55 76 09 28

Trefoil cross erected on a high was at a crossroads whose base is a large cube of granite. It consists of 4 separate granite blocks. Called Cross 3 brothers: "3 brothers of the family who owne…

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The church of Bersac

Religious buildings | BERSAC SUR RIVALIER | 05 55 71 43 69

Remains of the 12th century appear in the current southern chapel. Nave of the 13th century in five bays, ended with a polygonal apse flanked by two side chapels. Apse built in 1495 completely…

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Mortemart, 'Un des Plus Beaux Villages de France'

The most beautiful villages of France | MORTEMART

It is the only village in the department to be listed as "one of the most beautiful villages in France". It is famous for the remains of its glorious past. It offers an architecturally imposin…

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The Central Market Hall

Urban architecture | LIMOGES

Limoges's central market hall was built between 1885 and 1889. It is a remarkable example of 19th century architecture. The metal framework's triangular shapes each weigh 14 tonnes. It was des…

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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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