Museums and monuments in Haut Limousin

The Fraisse château, the Ethnographical and Archaeological René Baubérot museum, the 'Nostalgie Rurale' itinerary which evokes life at the beginning of the C20th... Discover the places not to be missed in the Haut Limousin !

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Château du Fraisse

Castles | NOUIC | 05 55 68 32 68

The C13th Fraisse château of was a nobleman's dwelling, and little of it remains today. It was burnt down in 1356 by the notorious Black Prince. After the Hundred Years War, it was rebuil...

The Lubignac Tower

Monuments | ARNAC LA POSTE

The vestiges of a castle consist in this case of a large circular tower located in 'Lubignac' in the southern part of Arnac-la-Poste. The river 'Brame' flows below the tower. Dating back...

The birthplace of Jean Giraudoux

Museums | BELLAC | 05 55 68 10 61

The house where the famous writer Jean Giraudoux was born on October 29th, 1882 is located in Bellac. The house displays furniture belonging to the writer, along with his impressive libra...

Vestiges of a C12th Castle

Monuments | VAL D'OIRE ET GARTEMPE | 05 55 60 76 81

'La cote au Chapt' is the vestige of a residential tower in a C12th château. It is located on the left bank of the 'Brame' river, near the village of Thiat, next to the hamlet called 'La...

'Nostalgie Rurale' ecomuseum

Museums | MONTROL SENARD | 05 55 68 12 79

The "Nostalgie Rurale” itinerary recreates rural life at the beginning of the 20th century in an authentic setting. The house known as "Chabatz d'Entrar" features a cowshed, a bakehouse,...

Vue de Magnac Laval

Picturesque villages

Dive into History and let yourself be enchanted by the magic of old stones!

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Religious treasures

The Haut Limousin reveals its secrets, from the collegiate church of Le Dorat - a jewel of Romanesque art -, through the enamelled chest of Bellac, to the last remaining monastery of the Grandmontain order in...

Land of legends

Many remains from the Neolithic period... Discover the mysteries of old stones of Haut Limousin.