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Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Ussel Area, France your home away from home

The Ussel area is a wonderful place to stay in the middle of France. This is a very scenic part of the country in the Limousin region with lots of things to see and do. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, cottages, apartments and B&Bs.

Things to do on holiday to Ussel Area, France

Visitors to the Ussel area can enjoy the beautiful countryside and valleys by following some of the hiking, cycling and horse riding trails available here. There are numerous 18-hole golf courses in Brive-la-Gaillarde and other parts of the region as well as numerous tennis courts. The rivers and lakes in the Ussel area are great for fishing and swimming. Holidaymakers can try many other watersports such as waterskiing, wind surfing, rafting, kayaking and canoeing on the region’s lakes and rivers. Tourists can head to some of the ski resorts of France, which are less than two hours away and offer downhill skiing, cross country skiing, snow shoeing and sledding. Visitors to the area will find many bars, cafes and restaurants, while self catering holidaymakers can purchase items from the markets and food stores here. Tourists will also find a few shops selling gifts and souvenirs.

Places to visit on holiday to Ussel Area, France

The Ussel area has a few interesting places for tourists to visit such as the Museum of Ussel, which is dedicated to the history, arts and tradition of the region. Ussel is a lovely town with some attractive 16th and 17th century houses in the centre.  There is a giant granite eagle on the place Voltaire which is the only remaining reminder of a Roman settlement. Another interesting place nearby is Pompadour, the city of horses, where there is a 15th century chateau as well as a stud farm and racecourse. Just over an hour away is the city of Clermont-Ferrand, which has a wide range of fantastic buildings, parks and gardens as well as many shops, restaurants, bars and clubs.

Weather in Ussel Area, France

The weather between June and September is generally warm with the average high in July around 27 degrees centigrade. There is an average of nine hours of sunshine per day in July. December and January are the coldest months with an average high of just six degrees centigrade. The wettest month of the year is May with an average of 11 rainy days.

Travel to Ussel Area, France

Limoges-Bellegarde Airport (LIG) is approximately one hour and 35 minutes drive from Marcillac la Croze and has flights to and from Southampton (SOU) with Flybe as well as Liverpool (LPL) and London Stansted (STN) with Ryanair. Domestic flights arrive here too from Paris-Orly (ORY) and Lyon (LYS). Avis, Europcar, Hertz and National Citer are car rental firms located opposite the airport terminal building. Alternatively Clermont-Ferrand Auvergne Airport (CFE) is one hour and 15 minutes away and has flights to and from Paris-Orly (ORY), Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG), Amsterdam (AMS), Lyon (LYS) and Nantes (NTE). ADA, Avis, Budget, Citer/National, Europcar and Hertz car rental companies are located at the airport.

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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Stunning, the views are incredible.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We had an amazing holiday, relaxing, peaceful, on the doorstep to a picture postcard village. The kids (teenagers) enjoyed the pool, the games room offered a welcome relief from the heat, with plenty of space for peace and quiet. The facilities were great and offered everything we needed and more. Would certainly recommend this to any family. You do need a car to get around.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 06-Sep-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2016

                                                                                                      Wonderful property & great hosts!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We loved our time in Viam and will likely to be back soon! The property was lovely and nicer than we had originally expected - it easily accommodated all of our family (2 adults and 2 kids) all of the facilities were top class and I would not hesitate top recommend to anyone else. It does help that we are a bit of an 'outdoorsy' family - so loved the closeness of the lake and all of the wonderful wildlife that was on our doorstep - only thing I would say is that you definitely need a car to be able to access the closest shop in Bugeat a huit-a-huit (or in reality a 8:30am until 7pm!) the market there on a Thursday is a must! Loads of great things to go and do.... Abi and Chris were excellent and helped with everything they possibly could!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 31-Aug-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2016

                                                                                                      Wonderful in every way

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We had the most wonderfully relaxing time at your fabulous fermette. Fully equipped with everything we needed and more! Spotlessly clean too. Would recommend this house to anyone who needs some peace and quiet as it really is the most restful place I think I've ever visited.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 03-Nov-2015
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2015