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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Restaurant des Voyageurs

Imaginative, tasty cuisine that varies as the seasons change.

27 avenue du Général de Gaulle 87240 AMBAZAC
- Comité Régional du Tourisme de Nouvelle-Aquitaine -
- Comité Régional du Tourisme de Nouvelle-Aquitaine -
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Marché de producteurs

A l'Espace Mont Gerbassou, Marché de producteurs avec groupe folklorique à partir de 16h.

Vente directe et restauration sur place.

Etang de Jonas 87240 AMBAZAC
Le 18/08/2021
- Comité Régional du Tourisme de Nouvelle-Aquitaine -
- Comité Régional du Tourisme de Nouvelle-Aquitaine -
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La P'tite Boutique (copie)

La P'tite Boutique installée au Bureau d'Information Touristique d'Ambazac est un Relais des producteurs de Pays, Saveurs de notre terroir! Relais des Artistes qui cultivent Art, savoir et technique!
La "P'tite Boutique" de l'Association Vitrine des Monts du Limousin propose des produits régionaux toute l'année : produits de bouche (pâtés, confitures, bières, produits dérivés de la ruche...), bijoux (en porcelaine, émail..) et souvenirs, cartes postales.

Une boutique éphémère estivale "Un P'tit air de campagne" et de Noël "En attendant Noël".

3 avenue du Général de Gaulle 87240 AMBAZAC
- Comité Régional du Tourisme de Nouvelle-Aquitaine -
- Comité Régional du Tourisme de Nouvelle-Aquitaine -
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Printemps à la ferme : Visite de la ferme les P'tits Bios d'Ambazac (copie)

Dans le cadre du Printemps à la Ferme, Olivier Breuil et Denis Sulpis vous feront découvrir l'EARL Les P'tits Bios d'Ambazac.

Le Puy d'Henriat 87240 AMBAZAC
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- Comité Régional du Tourisme de Nouvelle-Aquitaine -
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Themed nature walk : inventory of the Nighthawk

9.00 p.m. Free of charge. 12 adults maximum. Mandatory reservation. Organizer : "Maison de la Réserve des Dauges" 05 55 03 29 07.

Maison de la Réserve des Dauges 87340 SAINT LEGER LA MONTAGNE
- Comité Régional du Tourisme de Nouvelle-Aquitaine -
- Comité Régional du Tourisme de Nouvelle-Aquitaine -
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Themed nature walk : the peat bog

Meeting at 'Maisons de la Réserve' Sauvagnac at 2.30 p.m. Free of charge. Organizer : "Maison de la réserve" 05 55 39 80 20.

Maison de la Réserve des Dauges 87340 SAINT LEGER LA MONTAGNE
Le 08/08/2021
- Comité Régional du Tourisme de Nouvelle-Aquitaine -
- Comité Régional du Tourisme de Nouvelle-Aquitaine -
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