Prairie fleurie a Vassivière

Vassivière - Plateau de Millevaches

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Vassivière

Discover the virtual tour of Lake Vassivière

According to popular belief, the Millevaches plateau located in the heart of the Limousin gets its name from the Germanic term batz (source), making it “the land of a thousand sources”.

It is a fitting name for this remarkable site that alternates peat bogs, dry heaths, deciduous forests and streams that are at the origin of many rivers like the Creuse, Nézère and the Vienne. It is home to fragile animal species, including otters, and is a resting place for migrating birds. Itis also a paradise for fishermen and hikers.

To the north-west of the plateau, Vassivière Lake offers you an exceptional holiday area and the promise of wonderful discoveries. Its fine sandy beaches and recreational ports overflow with water activities, from sailing to leisurely visits aboard cruise boats. You can also enjoy its majestic forests and explore its secluded trails on foot, horseback, mountain bike or quad.

Lac de Vassivière

It is a land of legends that combines contemporary artistic creation (with its centre for contemporary art designed by Aldo Rossi) and local traditions to be discovered along the way. The surface of the lake covers 1000 ha and it possesses 45 km of shoreline.

Half an hour away by car, take the time to discover the town of Aubusson, whose tapestry craft has been placed on the UNESCO list for intangible cultural heritage. Today, its weavers work with the greatest contemporary artists and the Cité de la Tapisserie exhibits priceless masterpieces.

Further north, continue your trip through the “valley of painters”, the “muse” of many a great artist. The exceptional light of the landscapes of the Creuse valley made it a land of inspiration for Impressionist painters and figures in many of the works of the masters (Monet, Corot, Picabia, etc.). Don’t miss the fascinating visits to the Hotel Lépinat, dedicated to the history of the Painters of the Valley (Crozant), and the Centre d’Art-Espace Claude Monet/Rollinat in Fresselines.

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Gîte des deux sabots

Situated in the Charente Limousine, "Le gîte des 2 sabots" is a gite for 4 + 2 persons.
Open from May to mid october, this property comprises on the ground floor a large living room with a sofa bed and a kitchen.

On the first floor : 2 double bedrooms (2 beds 140x190cm) and one single futon.

There is also a travel cot for a baby.

Equipment : microwave, gas cooker, refrigerator with freezer, dish washer, washing machine, television (freeview), DVD player, patio, barbecue and a rear garden.

From july there will ba a swimming pool (7x4m) not heated.

La Coledebouye 16150 Exideuil-sur-Vienne
Du 01/05/2023 au 31/10/2023
- Infiniment Charentes -
- Infiniment Charentes -
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Apiculture : 13 Bees

Spend an interesting and exciting afternoon with our honeybees. Find out more about colonies and their importance to the environment, with hands-on experience of inspecting hives
Spend an interesting and exciting afternoon with our honeybees. Find out more about colonies and their importance to the environment, with hands-on experience of inspecting hives. Open on Monday afternoons, 1-4pm, from April until mid-October, weather permitting. The price is 20 euros per person which includes all equipment and protective clothing, refreshments and honey tasting. 3-day and 6-day courses are also available with accommodation included. Booking is essential by telephone or email (0545 71 22 90 or info@13bees.co.uk).

13 rue du Bois des Roses 16500 Confolens
Du 03/05/2023 au 14/09/2023
- Infiniment Charentes -
- Infiniment Charentes -
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Meublé Alloue

Detached house (90m²) next to the Charente, 3km from Alloue.
3 bedrooms 2 persons (3 double beds), living room with dining room, fitted kitchen, shower room, separate w-c.

TV, VCR, washing maching, dishwasher, microwave, freezer, phone, convector heaters, fireplace.

Garden enclosed with terrace, garden furniture and barbecue. Bikes, ping pong table. Garage.

Ruffec at 30 km, Confolens at 16 km, Limoges at 70 km, Angoulême at 70 km, Poitiers at 70 km.

At 3 km : facilities, tennis. Fishing and walking.

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1 Rioumort 16490 Alloue
Du 13/12/2023 au 31/12/2024
- Infiniment Charentes -
- Infiniment Charentes -
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Chambres d'hôtes : Le petit Mas d'Ile

bed and breakfast and gites in the beautiful surroundings of the Charente. Large pitches for camping and comfortable rooms.
Our ´gites & camping’ exists more than 20 years. After some renovations we have created a very pleasant campsite with 16 pitches and gites / rooms to rent. In our spacious garden you will find our swimming pool and children's area, as well as a petanque field.


In the environment there are many things to discover and visit. Canoeing is very popular, but don't forget the restaurants, the castle and all the trails for a nice walk or bike ride.

Le petit mas d'ile St Germain de Confolens 16500 Confolens
Du 01/04/2023 au 30/09/2023
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- Infiniment Charentes -
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FRANCE LAKESIDE HOLIDAYS

Chez Broche is a completely renovated and spacious farmhouse with a private lake and swimming pool.
Chez Broche sleeps 12 peaople in 5 bedrooms. Large modern kitchen, dining room seating 12 and loung with log burning fire. Spacious terrace and outside dining areas.

Beautiful tranquil location.

1 Rue De Chez Broche 16310 Mazerolles
Du 02/07/2023 au 03/09/2023
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- Infiniment Charentes -
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Rochechouart Castle

Constructed on a rocky promontory, this 13th and 15th century fortress was renovated in the 17th and 18th centuries. The Renaissance courtyard is bordered with an arched gallery and spiral columns. Inside the castle, you can see rare examples of 16th century frescoes. The first one depicts hunting scenes, and the second depicts certain episodes in the life of Heracles. Today, the castle houses the Departmental Museum of Contemporary Art.

2 Place du château 87600 ROCHECHOUART
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