Limousin Limousin is an ideal territory for successful holidays. This land rhymes with adventure and culture, but also luxury and excellence. It is an ideal place to refuel new sensations: hiking, riding, mountain biking, ballooning, geocaching, contemporary art, festivals....
Links to the Limousin For information in general - where to sleep ? where to eat ? what to do ? … (in FR + EN + NL ) : www.limousinnewsensation.com
For holiday ideas : www.sejourenlimousin.com For ideas of outlets / shopping / restaurants ... (in FR + EN) : www.limandyou.com By territory - 3 « départements » : Corrèze (south) www.tourismecorreze.com Creuse (east) www.tourisme-creuse.com Haute-Vienne (west) www.tourisme-hautevienne.com For game fans, Geocaching Made in Limousin (in FR + EN) : www.terra-aventura.fr
News in 2016 Le Limousine Park (along the highway A20) : www.limousine-park.com
This agro-tourism park is an innovative and unique site, the 1st of this scale in France combining agriculture, tourism, education, gastronomy, art and architecture.
La Cité international de la Tapisserie d’Aubusson www.cite-tapisserie.fr
The International City of Aubusson tapestry: a place of exhibition, of creation and of sharing around this savoir-faire, registered on UNESCO’s World Heritage List.
Association Luxe et Excellence Established in 2010, Luxe & Excellence brings together the Limousin companies belonging to the world of luxury. The aim of this alliance is to exchange, to highlight expertise and value of their products. The level of requirements necessary for companies to become members ensures: French manufacturing; recognized know-how, a high-end positioning and ethical. www.luxeetexcellence.fr (In FR + EN)
Lou Kasatché Recognizing the exceptional expertise of the C2000 workshop, Blaizeau Bernard started his own fashion house called Lou Kasatché in 2011 in Limoges. A new adventure begins, always with everlasting elegance and refinement. This place, inspired from another time, aims to bring up to date the concept of fashion houses: offering creations of wedding dresses, cocktail dresses, custom-made women's clothing and personalized advices.
Limoges Limoges obtained the label “Ville d’art et d’histoire” (City of Art and History) for the quality of its heritage, rich with its diversity, coming from more than 2000 years of history, and for its arts of fire (porcelain, enamel, stained glass). www.limoges-tourisme.com www.limoges-tourisme.com/en
Le Musée Adrien Dubouché -porcelaine The Adrien Dubouché National Museum has the largest public collection of Limoges porcelain in the world and works representing all the key stages in the history of ceramics, from Antiquity to the present day. www.musee-adriendubouche.fr (In FR + EN)
La Maison Bernardaud - porcelaine The Bernardaud Foundation aims to educate the public by giving notions about porcelain, with interactive guided tours of its workshops. This is an opportunity for visitors to see how porcelain is made. There are also artistic exhibitions. www.bernardaud.fr/ (In FR + EN)
Saint-Junien With 12,080 inhabitants, Saint-Junien is the 3rd economic pole of Limousin. The city is now developing around the industries of paper, cardboard and leather. Creative and futureoriented, Saint-Junien has many projects especially with its leather “savoir-faire”. www.saint-junien-tourisme.fr www.saint-junien-tourisme.fr/index.php/fr/component/content/category/39-lesmetiers-d-art
La Ganterie Agnelle et son magasin d’usine – cuir Emblematic activity of the city, the glove factories of Saint Junien all work for haute couture: Dior, Hermes, Yves Saint Laurent, Lanvin … A tour of Ganterie Agnelle allows visitors to discover the history of leather trades in Saint-Junien and Agnelle gloves. Visitors can see each step, from the glove manufacturing process of the skin to the finished product in the workshop and can shop for factory price items at the end of the visit. www.agnelle.com
L’atelier et magasin d’usine Daguet – cuir The company was established in 1970 as the Medici Society. In 1994, after difficulties due to the crisis, then the company's recovery, its name became "Summer and Winter". In 2009, a young entrepreneur, trained for two years in the house, resumed business under the name DAGUET. With its team of talented artisans, it offers quality belt collections and develops the leather goods business. www.daguet.me