Limousin wilderness


In Limousin, our wilderness is unspoilt. Discover our lakes, caves, tunnels and panoramas... 

Chabanne Woods

Natural sites | DUN LE PALESTEL | 05 55 89 24 61

To discover: numerous spectacular viewpoints and the Mas Saint-Jean Chapel (Joan of Arc prayed there).

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Site Corot

Natural sites | SAINT JUNIEN | 05 55 02 17 93

This magnificent natural site is located in the north west of the town. This valley is crossed by a river called Glane. The famous landscape painter Jean Baptiste Camille COROT (1796-1875) use…

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Plan d'eau de Saint Yrieix la Perche

Recreational lakes | SAINT YRIEIX LA PERCHE | 05 55 08 88 88

Take the D704 to St Yrieix.

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Lac de Viam

Recreational lakes | VIAM | 05 55 95 52 05

189 ha lake : Supervised swimming, fishing, children’s games. Water-skiing allowed. Outdoor pursuits and holiday centre (open April to September) offering canoe and kayak hire (for individuals…

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Plan d'eau d'Ambazac

Recreational lakes | AMBAZAC | 05 55 56 61 45

Leave the A20 at junction 28, and at Ambazac take the D914 towards La Jonchère.

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Monts de Blond

Natural sites | BLOND

The granite mountain of 'Monts de Blond' is the first mountain rang of 'Massif Central'. This granite hill line holds listed sites with rich fauna and flora. The great amount of rivulets favo…

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The Dordogne gorges

Natural sites | NEUVIC

The Dordogne gorges are of major ecological interest for their flora and fauna. With a wide choice of water sports available here, the gorges can also be visited in a traditional flat-bottomed…

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Source of the Cher

Natural sites | MERINCHAL | 05 55 67 25 56

Here you can discover the place where the River Cher, a tributary of the Loire, comes to life. Marked trail from the market town.

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Plan d'eau de Cieux

Recreational lakes | CIEUX

Take the N141 towards St Junien, leave at the D9 junction and in Oradour sur Glane take the D3 towards Cieux, and then the D39 towards Peyrilhac.

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The Voueize Gorges

Natural sites | CHAMBON SUR VOUEIZE | 05 55 82 15 89

The Voueize Gorges, in addition to the importance of their flora and fauna, offer the visitor an environment of colours and smells and invite them to discover the multiple varieties of flowers…

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