The Limousin

Department "Haute-Vienne"

There is plenty to explore in the département of the Haute-Vienne: whether you are a nature lover, or a fan of fashion, design or gourmet food ...

The medieval town of Le Dorat

Located 17 km from Lathus-Saint-Rémy in the direction of Limoges, Le Dorat, “Petite Cité de Caractère” ®(small town full of charm), has a vast heritage: its 12th century Collegial Church of Saint Pierre, the 15th century ramparts surrounding the old town with the famous "Porte Bergère" town gate, and its private mansions.

The medieval town of Châteauponsac

Located 17 km from Lathus-Saint-Rémy in the direction of Limoges is the medieval town of Châteauponsac, which has been classified as a “Station Verte” (rural resort). Explore its fortified town overlooking the rivers Gartempe and Semme. Enjoy the magnificent panoramas offered from various points in the town.


Located 43 km from Availles-Limouzine, Oradour-sur-Glane is a place for remembrance and reflection; it commemorates 10th June 1944, the date on which the population of this Limousin village was massacred by a troop of about 200 Waffen SS. The Memorial Centre at Oradour-sur-Glane will give you cause to reflect deeply on these atrocities associated with French history.


Located 70 km from Availles-Limouzine, Limoges, a “city of art and history”, is famous for its ancestral skills in the fields of porcelain and textiles. Limoges has a rich legacy, which you can see throughout the whole city and its surroundings.