Limousin, France

Limousin, France

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Where to stay around Limousin?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,169 holiday lettings near Limousin. From 876 houses to 545 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Limousin is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Limousin?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Limousin. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Southern France: 122,387 holiday homes
  • Périgord: 4,623 holiday homes
  • Aquitaine: 26,386 holiday homes
  • Loire Valley: 2,464 holiday homes
  • Sarlat-la-Canéda: 2,014 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Limousin! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Limousin?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Limousin with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Sarlat-la-Canéda: 2,014 holiday lettings
  • Limoges: 103 holiday lettings
  • Brantôme: 235 holiday lettings
  • Domme: 1,608 holiday lettings
  • Montignac: 904 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Limousin?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Limousin are:

  • Bellegarde Airport (LIG): 173 self catering accommodations
  • La Roche Airport (BVE): 1,034 self catering accommodations
  • Domerat Airport (MCU): 79 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Limousin?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Limousin. From HomeAway travellers, the top 5 popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Place de la Liberte: 2,894 holiday rentals
  • Parc Naturel Regional Perigord: 371 holiday rentals
  • Maison de la Boucherie: 164 holiday rentals
  • Quercyland: 2,262 holiday rentals
  • Camping Les Chalets sur la Dordogne: 888 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Limousin listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a holiday rental cottage or villa in Limousin your home away from home

Limousin is considered one of the best-kept secrets in France. A stunning rural region filled with lakes, rolling valleys and forested mountains crossed by fish filled rivers. The tiny hamlets and villages conceal treasures of French rural life, and some of the finest rural cottages and gites in Limousin. Taking any of the Limousin holiday accommodation available will ensure you enjoy a relaxing and tranquil holiday surrounded by fabulous scenery, wildlife and the diverse rural cultures of 'real' France.

Things to do in Limousin, France

The landscape of Limousin has a long history, from the pre-historic to the Romans, and the heather strewn moorlands were the inspiration for many of Monet's famous paintings. There are a huge number of important sites and town's in France's history, from Limoges, the porcelain centre with the towering cathedral, to Bourganeuf, the centre of the Templa Knights, and from the remains of the city gates in La Southerraine to Chalus, where Richard the Lionheart was fatally wounded.

For food lovers, there is plenty to fill a self catering Limousin holiday rental. Limousin specialises in sheep and the Limousin cattle bred in the region. Fish from the mountain streams and the fruit and mushrooms from the miles of forests and fruit plantations mean that there are plenty of local delicacies to experiment with in a self catering Limousin cottage, not to mention the cheese and gateaux famous in Limousin.

Limousin is a rural area, and therefore there is no end of fabulous walking, cycling and horse riding options. From a Limousin holiday property you also have the flexibility to take a kayak on one of the Mountain Rivers, white water raft or fish along the peaceful banks of the streams and lakes.

There are also a great variety of golf courses available in Limousin. Taking a Limousin gite or holiday cottage will let you enjoy the nine golf courses in Limousin, all of which are open to visitors all year round.

From a Limousin property, you can also enjoy hot air ballooning or tackling the world's largest maze of Le Labyrinthe, which holds within its magnitude of paths a number of clues to help you, and giant games to occupy you when you get lost!

Places to holiday in Limousin, France

The region is split into three departments, Correze, Haute-Vienne and Creuse. The tapestry museum in Aubusson is a huge attraction in Creuse, and has helped it become a major tourist centre. It is highly rural, covered in forestry, with Limousin holiday properties sparse, but idyllic.

Weather in Limousin, France

Summer temperatures in Limousin often reach over 32°C, sometimes even soaring to 40°C, and staying in a Limousin holiday rental will expose you to 2000 hours of sun per year. However, the winters are long, and snow is not uncommon, as Limousin is mainly an upland area.

Travel to Limousin, France

Limoges Airport (LIG) now receives regular flights from the UK. RyanAir have opened up this remote rural region, and the gems of rural France are being discovered with delight, and holiday cottages in Limousin have become hugely popular.

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