Monuments, churches, towns and villages

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

Cathedral Notre-Dame

Religious buildings | TULLE | 05 55 26 59 61

The cathedral, above the medieval heart of Tulle, contains spectacular works, such as the chancel stained glass window, the contemporary furniture, the massive pipe organ and the archeological crypt.

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from 3.00

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La fontaine et le lavoir de Teyrat

Bridges and civil engineering structures | SAINT LAURENT

Two paths lead to the site, which is made up of a square fountain built from rectangular granite blocks and a circular washhouse.

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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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Château du Verdier

Castles | LUBERSAC | 05 55 73 97 31

Situated on the outskirts of Lubersac on the road to Pompadour, this 15C castle belonging to the Lubersac family was restored in the 19C by Ernest de Chabrignac.

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Church

Religious buildings | YSSANDON | 05 55 24 08 80

The Romanic church of the 12th century is situated outside of the village, at le Puy d'Yssandon: bell tower-wall, chorus in semicircle decorated with arcatures, carved capitals. Free access,10am-5pm.

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from 1.50

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Eglise Saint-Julien et Saint-Martial

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

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The Merle Towers

Castles | SAINT GENIEZ O MERLE | 05 55 28 22 31

The Merle Towers, a 12th century citadel, tower over the river Maronne on the border between Limousin, Aquitaine and Auvergne. This medieval Limousin gem is made up of a fortress in a 10 hect…

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from 3.50

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The cross of Mazataud

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

Beautiful cross carved in dark almost black granite. The figure of Christ is particularly well treated. It is signed and dated on the reverse: 'M.Valadon 1781', the great-grandfather of Suzann…

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