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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Parc Animalier de la Colline enchantée

The Enchanted Hill Anial Park... 11 hectares in whichou can see both common and exotic animals, including wallabies, yaks, antelopes, llamas, ostriches, emus, dromedaries and porcupines. Plus farm animals ans old farm machinery of the past.

L'Age Vieille 16490 Hiesse
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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 13/12/2022 au 31/12/2023
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Base Canoë LES ROCHES BLEUES

Canoes, kayaks and pedalos can be hired without prior reservation.
Descents in canoe or kayak, Manot to Confolens or Ansac to Confolens. Reservations required.

Les roches bleues Avenue de la Libération 16500 Confolens
Du 02/07/2022 au 28/08/2022
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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
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Centre Équestre de Jallais

Covered riding school (20x40 m), obstacle course (50x80 m), training area (20x60 m), boxes, places to clean horses and where they can have shower.

Jallais 16500 Confolens
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CONFOLENS TOURIST TRAIN

A countryside getaway along the former railway line that runs between Confolens and Roumazières, travelling to the rhythm of the trains of yesteryear
A countryside getaway along the former railway line that runs between Confolens and Roumazières, travelling to the rhythm of the trains of yesteryear. To find out when the trains run telephone + 33 (0)5 45 71 16 64. Choose between the long route (Confolens - Roumazières return, a total of 34km) or short route (Confolens – Manot or Roumazières – Manot return, a total of 18km).

La Gare Avenue Gambetta 16500 Confolens
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