Things to Do

Although the property is in an isolated setting, surrounded by trees, fields and hills you are still within easy reach of shops and the main roads.

If you feel you need to venture out, there are lots of things to do.  No doubt you will visit the local supermarket for your food and drink shop, but a little further you will find the local towns of Bessines-sur-Gartemp (5 minutes drive), La Souterraine (20 minutes drive) and Bellac (30 minutes drive).  Both Bessines and Bellac are beautiful unspoilt traditional French Villages, where you will find the mouth watering patisserie shops, chemists, tabacconist and cafes. La Souterraine being the larger of the three towns has all the amenities you require, which include cafes, restaurants, bars and larger shops for a little retail therapy.  Why not take a trip to Limoges (30 minutes drive), it is a major city with lots of tourist spots to visit, things for the children to do and local food and drink markets/sellers.

Golf de la Porcelaine is an 18 hole golf course, providing plenty of challenges with a multitude of obstacles: woods, streams, water hazards. A superb practice area and putting green where you can work on your golf skills.

The Lake (Lac Saint Pardoux) covers an area of over 1 square mile and is set in a landscape of great beauty. Around the lake you can do: windsurfing, sailing (with your own equipment), bathing on supervised beaches, hiking along footpaths, mountain biking, fishing for under 16 year olds are available.

Futuroscope – A virtual reality park, exploring state-of-the-art visual technology in a futuristic architectural environment. Attractions include a “magic carpet” cinema, with one of its two screens placed on the floor, creating the sensation of flying over land. The crystal like Kinemax has the biggest screen in Europe.

The Reynou Zoo Park is an extraordinary zoological park, nestled in a splendid landscaped park. One of the main features of the Reynou ZOO Park is a vast area of ​​freedom, within which several species come together, as well as in the natural environment.

The Aquarium of Limoges is located in an architectural setting unique in France, an ancient reservoir of underground and vaulted water of the city of Limoges.

Parc Bellevue – Over 70 attractions and rides, aquarium, mini-farm and tourist train, set within 8 hectacres in the lovely surroundings of the Limousin Countryside.

Lake Vassiviere is one of the largest areas of inland water in France. It is surround by an un-spoilt environment of heather-clad hills that change colour with every season, ideal for walkers and riders wishing to explore over 46 sign-posted walks (300km of foot-paths, bridleways and mountain bike trails). Six beaches provide facilities for children and bathers, whilst water-sport enthusiasts can indulge in sailing, windsurfing, motorboat racing and water-skiing. The waters are stocked with pike, zander, road, carp and tench which can be fished all year round.

Trip Advisor gives you 52 things to do in and around Limoges, from architecture, museums, food & drink and much much more for you to enjoy. Click here