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Make a holiday rental property or gite in Haute-Vienne your home away from home

Haute Vienne is a rural department of central France bordering Dordogne, flanking the Massif Central. It is a green and wooded, with hidden villages and tiny hamlets adorning the countryside. There are many breeds of cattle unique to Haute Vienne, leading to some of the best rural cuisine in the entire country.

Things to do on holiday in Haute Vienne, France

Despite being landlocked in the centre of France, a rural gite in Haute Vienne has access to some stunning beaches. The man made Lake of Vassiviere was created in 1950, and has kept the Haute Vienne accommodation rentals in the area busy ever since. There are not only a huge range of water sports available but also vast expanses of beaches to relax and sunbathe on. The area is crossed by a massive number of walking trails and cycling routes, through the most beautiful and serene countryside in the region.

The Parc Naturel Regional Perigird-Limousin is a beautiful rural area, where local crafts like chestnut woodworking are encouraged and are once again thriving. The park organises many family holiday orientated activities, from nature walks to festivals and workshops.

This was an area which has a great association with Richard the Lionheart, and the corridor of medieval villages (Saint-Robert, Segur-le-Chateau), castles (Coussac-Bonneval, Chateau Monbrun), and charming churches bear witness to this.

There are a number of unique events to be enjoyed from a rural gite in Haute Vienne. The last weekend of August sees the annual tractor racing finals arrive in St Junien, and the velo-rail de Bussiere Galant is open during July and August.

Places to holiday in Haute Vienne, France

The devastated remains of Oradour sur Glane serve as a haunting reminder of the bitter fighting of WWII. Wherever you have decided to take a holiday rental gite in Haute Vienne, Oradour sur Glane is an essential destination, even if you just drive through.

The luxurious capital of Haute Vienne, Limoges is a cultural hotbed offering excellent nightlife too. Limoges celebrates many festivals throughout the year, and the university ensures that there are always a range of events going on and the nightlife remains vibrant.

Bellac sits on the shores of Lake St-Pardoux, where fishing thrives. Water sports on the lake are also encouraged, but the town is best known for its theatrical heritage. Theatre lovers will be extremely satisfied if they take a Haute Vienne gite in Bellac in either June or July, as the Festival Bellac rolls into town.

Weather in Haute Vienne, France

Haute Vienne has a semi-continental climate, with average temperatures in the summer hovering around the 25°C mark, ideal for exploration of the beautiful countryside surrounding any of the holiday accommodation in Haute Vienne. Winters can be cold, with temperatures averaging 6°C during the days.

Flights to Haute Vienne, France

Holiday property in Haute Vienne is easy to get to, with the Limoges-Bellegarde Airport (LIG) receiving direct flights from across the UK, supplied by Ryanair and Flybe. Alternatively, the TGV service runs from Paris to Limoges, which connects to the Eurostar from London Waterloo.

    Wonderful! 4.9/5
    (46 reviews)
    avg/night
    • 2 BR
    • 1 BA
    • Sleeps 4
    Cottage #1140802
    46
    Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
      Exceptional! 5/5
      (5 reviews)
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      • 3 BR
      • 2 BA
      • Sleeps 9
      House #1963417
      5
      Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
        Exceptional! 5/5
        (3 reviews)
        avg/night
        • 2 BR
        • 2 BA
        • Sleeps 6
        House #1840899
        3
        Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
          Excellent! 4.6/5
          (19 reviews)
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          • 2 BR
          • 1 BA
          • Sleeps 4
          Cottage #6015154
          19
          Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
            Exceptional! 5/5
            (4 reviews)
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            • 2 BR
            • 2 BA
            • Sleeps 5
            Cottage #6493100
            4
            Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
              • Studio
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 4
              Apartment #1532795a
              1
                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                (4 reviews)
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                • 5 BR
                • 3 BA
                • Separate Toilets
                • Sleeps 16
                House #642514a
                4
                  Exceptional! 5/5
                  (6 reviews)
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                  • 2 BR
                  • 2 BA
                  • Sleeps 6
                  House #1988636
                  6
                  Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
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                    • 3 BR
                    • 1 BA
                    • Sleeps 8
                    Cottage #552495a
                    1
                    Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                      (5 reviews)
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                      • 2 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 4
                      Cottage #6502190
                      5
                        • 2 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Sleeps 5
                        Cottage #6810249
                        1
                          Excellent! 4.7/5
                          (11 reviews)
                          avg/night
                          • 2 BR
                          • 1 BA
                          • Sleeps 6
                          Chalet #654001a
                          11
                          Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                            Excellent! 4.5/5
                            (4 reviews)
                            avg/night
                            • 5 BR
                            • 3 BA
                            • Sleeps 10
                            Farmhouse #8142574
                            4
                            Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                              • 4 BR
                              • 2 BA
                              • Separate Toilet
                              • Sleeps 7
                              Multiple rentals House #8091035
                              2
                                • 6 BR
                                • 5 BA
                                • Sleeps 14
                                Farmhouse #6522895
                                3
                                Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                  avg/night
                                  • 3 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Separate Toilet
                                  • Sleeps 6
                                  Barn #6785318
                                  3
                                  Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Excellent! 4.4/5
                                    (9 reviews)
                                    avg/night
                                    • 1 BR
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Sleeps 2
                                    Apartment #1287717a
                                    9
                                    Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                      (8 reviews)
                                      avg/night
                                      • 2 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 5
                                      Multiple rentals Barn #8066607
                                      8
                                      Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                        (28 reviews)
                                        avg/night
                                        • 3 BR
                                        • 2 BA
                                        • Separate Toilet
                                        • Sleeps 8
                                        Farmhouse #827050
                                        28
                                        Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
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                                          • Studio
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Sleeps 2
                                          Studio #1422604a
                                          3
                                          Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                            (48 reviews)
                                            avg/night
                                            • 1 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 3
                                            Cottage #54887
                                            48
                                            Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                              (14 reviews)
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                                              • 8 BR
                                              • 5 BA
                                              • Separate Toilet
                                              • Sleeps 16
                                              Chateau / Country House #1300029
                                              14
                                              Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                • 3 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                Apartment #1844233
                                                2
                                                  Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                  (5 reviews)
                                                  avg/night
                                                  • 1 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                  Cottage #6444431
                                                  5
                                                  Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    • 4 BR
                                                    • 3 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 9
                                                    House #1638548
                                                    1
                                                    Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      • 3 BR
                                                      • 2 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 7
                                                      Multiple rentals Farmhouse #8066607
                                                      1
                                                      Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                        (4 reviews)
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                                                        • 4 BR
                                                        • 2 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                        House #1192656a
                                                        4
                                                        Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                          • 2 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                          House #1900085
                                                          3
                                                          Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            • 2 BR
                                                            • 2 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                            Cottage #453005
                                                            3
                                                            Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
                                                              (4 reviews)
                                                              avg/night
                                                              • 4 BR
                                                              • 2 BA
                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                              • Sleeps 8
                                                              Multiple rentals House #8091035
                                                              4
                                                              Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                Cottage #470620
                                                                12
                                                                  • 4 BR
                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 10
                                                                  House #1306790a
                                                                  1
                                                                    • 6 BR
                                                                    • 3 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 10
                                                                    House #1460961a
                                                                    2
                                                                      avg/night
                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                      Farmhouse #1782257
                                                                      2
                                                                      Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                        • 3 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 12
                                                                        Farmhouse #6543923
                                                                        Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                          Cottage #4440250
                                                                          Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 8
                                                                            Farmhouse #1843704
                                                                            Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              avg/night
                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                              House #1472805a
                                                                              1
                                                                              Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 2
                                                                                Cottage #6064255
                                                                                3
                                                                                Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 2
                                                                                  Cottage #8030726
                                                                                  4
                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 5
                                                                                    Villa #985407a
                                                                                    9
                                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                      (12 reviews)
                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                      • 4 BR
                                                                                      • 3 BA
                                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                                      • Sleeps 10
                                                                                      Barn #8150621
                                                                                      12
                                                                                      Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                                        Cottage #81677
                                                                                        40
                                                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                          (19 reviews)
                                                                                          avg/night
                                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                                          House #8119502
                                                                                          19
                                                                                          Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 5
                                                                                            Cottage #6861534
                                                                                            3
                                                                                            Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                              (2 reviews)
                                                                                              avg/night
                                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                                              Cottage #1875880
                                                                                              2
                                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                Farmhouse #8165748
                                                                                                1
                                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                  (5 reviews)
                                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                                  • 4 BR
                                                                                                  • 3 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 13
                                                                                                  Cottage #1332490a
                                                                                                  5
                                                                                                  Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                    (10 reviews)
                                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                    House #1934628
                                                                                                    10
                                                                                                    Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Very Good! 4.2/5
                                                                                                      (6 reviews)
                                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                      Cottage #8130224
                                                                                                      6
                                                                                                      Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Unique experience

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      This is truly a one off accommodation dating back hundreds of years yet lovingly restored. Plenty of room for a large family and a beautiful patio area overlooking the viaduct. Recommended
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: May 08, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: May 2017

                                                                                                      Lovely quiet location but with plenty to see nearby

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Lovely clean house. Pretty garden and lovely people. Supermarket close by for amenities. Definitely recommend!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: May 01, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017