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A team of volunteers came together, “armed” with axes and saws, and brought this area back to life, thanks to sculptures! “Art brut », spontaneous art, art that does not claim to be cultural nor intellectual, simply a contemporary garden. It is open to visitors for free, all year long. And if you would like to participate in this project, you are more than welcome to contact us !
Start : Car park overlooking the Longéroux peat bog, bordering the D109. Entry sign.
Markup :blocks of stone with a heather flower and a purple direction arrow.
9 interpretation stations
Discovery of the landscapes as well as the fauna and flora typical of heather, the largest peat bog in Limousin, that of Longeyroux from the largest peat bog in Limousin.
A biological environment of major European interest, this peat bog lies at an altitude of 900m in the communes of Meymac, St Merd-les-Oussines, Chavanac and St Sulpice-les-Bois. It occupies a huge 250ha depression, where numerous springs and streams merge to form the Vézère. Its size, unusual landscapes and the diversity of its flora and fauna make the Tourbière du Longeyroux one of the natural gems of the Plateau de Millevaches.
Two paths allow visitors access to the peat bog. A booklet providing information on the two waymarked paths and the bog is available from Haute Corrèze Tourist Offices in Meymac and Bugeat (1€).
Start : Camping de Peyrelevade
Discover the Rebière Nègre peat bog and the Gué heath, rare preserved ancestral territories, rub shoulders with carnivorous plants, cranberries, linseed, newt…Let yourself be overwhelmed by the scents of blueberry heath and heather. Enjoy the panoramic view offered by nature with the rocks of the Gué.
Find the Visitor's booklet in the tourist information offices in the surrounding area.
Start : Golf
Access : La Geneyte
Markup : Granit sculptures
Discover these peaty areas and these granite sculptures of great diversity. They cover almost all of the evolutionary stages of peat bogs in Limousin.
Start : D982 and D8 croasroads
Markup : Blue and red water drop on the panels
Discover the sources of the Creuse.
Topo sheet available at the tourist information office of Sornac.