Monuments, churches, towns and villages

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

Saint Austrille Feudal Mound

Castles | SAINT DIZIER LA TOUR | 05 55 62 55 69

In 1000AD, the site of La Tour-Saint-Austrille, on Aquitaine's disputed border, was in the hands of a petty feudal seigneur, the land-grabbing Count of la Marche, and a community of canons. Th…

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Collegiate church Saint Martin

Religious buildings | BRIVE LA GAILLARDE | 05 55 24 10 82

Romanic church built from the 12th century, in the shape of Latin cross. Of this period remain the transept, the octagonal dome on pendants, a part of the head as well as an exceptional set of…

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Eglise du Moutier-d'Ahun

Religious buildings | MOUTIER D'AHUN | 05 55 62 55 93

Famous for its 17th-century woodwork... Moutier d'Ahun, the village with a Baroque emphasis : this pretty village is situated on the banks of the Creuse. It remains very authentic with low hou…

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Ayen church

Religious buildings | AYEN | 05 55 24 08 80

The original church was located in Ayen Bas. It belonged to two architectural periods. There were many foothills and between them, were located twelve graves or crypts, burial lords Ayen or ne…

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Chapelle du cimetière

Religious buildings | SAINT JUNIEN

The chapel of the cemetery used to be dedicated to Saint-Guignefort. It was rebuilt in the 13th Century and dedicated to Saint-Madeleine. In the 17th century the brotherhood les “Pénitents Ble…

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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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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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Eglise de Saint-Aulaire

Religious buildings | SAINT AULAIRE

In the church there is a listed XVI century pieta.

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The Glorious Cross church of Razès

Religious buildings | RAZES | 05 55 38 91 00

The “Croix glorieuse” (Glorious cross) 12th century church with Roman style nave and chapels. It gets its name from the 2 crosses situated on top as well as from its Latin cross form. Many par…

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Mas Saint Jean chapel - Saint Sulpîce le Dunois

Religious buildings | SAINT SULPICE LE DUNOIS | 05 55 89 24 61

This little and pituresque chapel has something mystical is protected by the 400 years old lime tree. No ornement, it is very simple and was dedicated to Saint Jean. Shipers use to come inside…

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