Limousin

The Limousin is located northwest of the Massif Central, in the heart of the 'diagonal void' French: this predominantly rural region is indeed away from the main roads of the country, contributing to a lack of tourist interest for long. The few cities are best known for their specialties: Limoges and porcelain, tulle and lace. But the Limousin discovered primarily for the richness of its landscapes, whether rural groves in the valleys of the Vienne and Creuse, natural or in wooded gorges along the Diège and Dordogne: classes water are numerous and many take their source on the set of Millevaches Regional park. The villages, six of them in the standings of the finest in France, are belted green pastures that feed the famous Limousin beef. A region of "green tourism". Discovery of Limousin. The Limousin region is not really known for being a very tourist area. Located rather in withdrawal of major roads and having no 'big sites', the Limousin has never experienced the arrival of large waves of tourists, and that's good, you can go to the meeting of so authentic and friendly locals with confidence. Tourism is growing slowly, it's concentrated around two major interests: ecotourism, based on outdoor sports, hiking, discovery of natural areas. The tourism industry is particularly active on the Millevaches plateau in the south of Haute-Vienne and the Brive basin. And cultural tourism based on historical sites and industrial heritage and crafts (porcelain, enamel, tapestry, slate, tile, gloves, ...). The key sights in the Limousin are the site of Oradour-sur-Glane, the Reynou Park, the Museum of President Jacques Chirac,




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