In the heart of our sweet France, have you ever thought about putting down your luggage in Limoges? A destination that combines French savoir-vivre with all 4 seasons! Festive, gourmet, natural, lively and full of riches... We give you 10 good reasons to discover this City of art and history, recognized among the UNESCO Creative Cities network - for its essential know-how like its famous Porcelain – and the pretty country air of its Limousin region.

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A Summer of splashes, festivals and gourmet markets

Spots of swimming in the spirit of nature with the Lake of Saint-Pardoux and the Lake of Vassivière, with the bonus of nautical activities for entertainment such as boating, paddle, canoeing, wakeboarding, etc. Also enjoy festivals varied summer holidays and fill up on conviviality on the terraces in Limoges, in addresses in mind tavern and on the occasion of farmers markets premises in the countryside.

The best swimming spots

Thierry laporte


In Autumn, eat apples! But not only …

The treat with apples, chestnuts, our famous beef... In autumn, the season is delicious in Limousin!
Unmissable: go to the Frairie of the little bellies in October, big party in the heart of the historic butcher district in Limoges. It’s also the season of a thousand colors, limousine nature offers breathtaking paintings of gold, brown, red and orange foliage.

Our specialties, yum

Mallory Laudouze


For a sparkling and cocooning Winter

In December, come to Limoges for the experience of giant Christmas market who invades the city of revelry a full month: gourmet and artisan markets, toboggan run and street shows, not forgetting the traditional mulled wine...

Another suggestion for warming up and getting together: treat yourself to an “off-piste” vacation. Bring your whole tribe together in one of our charming cottages by the fire.

Celebrate Christmas in Limoges



Enjoy Spring naturally

Outdoor destination where it is good to enjoy the landscapes, hiking galore, fishing, cycling trips... Also think about our ways of Saint-Jacques de Compostelle. Limoges is also nature in the city with parks, gardens and the banks of Vienna. Just come and breathe a big breath of fresh air! Bathed in greenery and tranquility, the vacation in the countryside will seduce you: go to the Monts du Limousin, to the Millevaches plateau, to the heart of our forests…

Our spots to get some fresh air

Loic Lagarde


Take a city break in Limoges, city of art and history

City of monuments et historic districts emblematic: its Limoges Bénédictins station among the most beautiful stations in France, its Cathedral City district, surrounded by bishopric gardens, Central halls close to the Butcher's district in the heart of the Ville Haute… The 2nd urban center in New Aquitaine after Bordeaux is sure to amaze you!

Discover Limoges



Limoges Porcelain: all in subtlety...

To discover at Adrien Dubouché National Museum : in the top 20 French museums recognized by the Michelin Guide, alongside the Louvre! But also at Casseaux Kiln Museum, Bernardaud Foundation and when company visits and porcelain workshops.
To leave with a precious memory, plan a session shopping in town or in factory outlets.

Unlock the secrets of Porcelain

City of Limoges – Alexis Bernardet


Highlights and festive times all year round

For all tastes and all budgets, with festivals classical music, contemporary music, jazz… street arts and circus festivals… festivals in the countryside… Among the unmissable highlights: Urbaka, 1001 Notes and the Jazz Festival Enamel chips. Or go to theLimoges Opera, a beautiful classic, lyrical and sometimes offbeat program. The destination offers plenty of friendly moments and places where it is good to spend time together.

All our highlights

OTI Limoges – Amandine Lacotte


100% gourmet & 100% limousine experiences

You will be spoiled for choice among hundreds of restaurants limougeauds, while the Central halls, famous “Ventre de Limoges”, will also offer you a delicious moment, at the counters or on the terraces! A stone's throw from this covered market, try local specialties at Flognardes & Clafoutis or enjoy tea time at the tea room Le Consulat Court of the Temple in porcelain cups… We also discover the gourmet Limousin via its small roads which lead to the villages and typical markets.

Where to eat in Limoges?

Anne-Sophie Dubreuil


A territory steeped in history

A discover throughout the Richard the Lionheart Route through its medieval sites and villages, or in the footsteps of the Second World War in Limoges Resistance Museum or during a visit to the Martyr Village of Oradour sur Glane and its Memory Center. Another experience at the top of Mount Gargan, a path to follow to this high place in the history of the Limousin resistance.

The Resistance Museum

©Anne-Sophie Dubreuil


For Arty Spirits

Is Art your soul mate? Here are the good addresses by mi museums, art centers et galleries : the Limoges Museum of Fine Arts, Cécile Sabourdy Museum of Raw and Naive Art, International Center for Art and Landscape in Vassivière, Rochechouart Museum of Contemporary Art …For art lovers loan at most Contemporaneous, There is something for every taste


About Amanda

Bon vivant, my motto: you never refuse a small restaurant or a drink on the terrace! And to balance all that, a fan of cycling in Limoges for years.

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