Local Attractions

  • 10 mins from Lac St Pardoux
  • Close to Monts de Blond
  • Many historic towns and villages including Bellac and Mortemart within easy driving distance
  • 30 mins drive to Limoge world-renowed for its porcelain

DESCRIPTION OF THE AREA

The Limousin is a region of lakes, stunning natural beauty and rich history. The areas beautiful natural landscape lends itself to many outdoor activities including; hiking, kayaking, swimming, mountain-biking, cycling, birdwatching and fishing. Lac St-Pardoux is only a 15 minute drive away and offers many watersports as well as cycling and horse riding. The mountains that make up the Monts de Blond are very close by. Although not the highest mountains they are very beautiful and offer a hundred kms of paths for hiking and mountain biking. They are also home to the ironage megaliths of Rochers de Puychaud.

There are also many picturesque towns and villages steeped in history to visit. For example Mortemart is officially designated as " one of the most beautiful villages in France ". Limoge itself is a fascinating city made famous by it's porcelain industry. A visit to the old town, cathedral and one of the porcelain factories is well worth the trip.

WHAT TO SEE AND DO DURING YOUR STAY

Lac St Pardoux

This is a beautiful lake covering over 330 hectares. There are beautiful sandy beaches and many watersports on offer. Around the lake you can also cycle and horseride.

http://www.lac-saint-pardoux.com

Treetop action, mini golf and swimming lake

Treetop action, velo rail, mini golf and swimming lake.

http://www.lesacrobois.com

Tourist site for region covering all activities

Website for tourists covering many things to do and see in the Haute Vienne region. Here you will find links and information on the following; cycling, horse riding, fishing, eating out, water sports, hiking and places of special interest.

http://www.tourisme-hautevienne.com