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Limousin

Limousin is one of France’s smallest regions, located on the north western edge of the Massif Central. Geographically in the centre of France it’s a holiday destination for those who enjoy unspoilt beauty, quiet countryside, picturesque villages and the great outdoors; a real gem waiting to be discovered for those who choose to stay in one of selection of villas in Limousin.

Divided into the three ‘departements’ of Creuse, Haute-Vienne and Correze, Limousin offers something for everyone and its regional capital, Limoges, is a town filled with art, history, riverside walks and pleasant parks. The old city centre features buildings that date back to mediaeval times including chateaux, old bridges and a magnificent cathedral. The town is internationally renowned for its porcelain, so take the time if you can to visit the Porcelain and Tapestry Museum.

A visit to Oradour sur Glane is a monument to the horrors of war. This martyred village has remained frozen in time since it was destroyed by the Waffen SS in 1944. The exhibition centre by the village is extremely informative and tells the tale of this terrible event.

For those interested in architecture, Limousin has some wonderful examples of Romanesque design and there are also medieval monasteries, castles and basilicas that deserve to be explored. Many of the villages in the region remain almost completely unmodernised and holidaymakers can step back in time and admire the beauty of an area that is largely untouched by commercialism.

Still somewhat off the main tourism track, Limousin is filled with areas of great natural beauty and many of quaint, small villages dot the hills and outliers of the Massif Central. Plateaus and river valleys break up the rolling hills and the Valley of Vezere is a particular favourite with those looking to enjoy water sports, fishing and other water activities.

The region is ideal for a walking holiday and the Parc Naturel Regional de Millevches is the Limousin highlands where long walks and bicycle rides can be enjoyed in abundance. There are also some beautiful formal parks and gardens in the region, and the Arboretum de la Sedelle, Arboretum d''Al Gaulhia and Arboretum de la Fot are just some of the many spectacular outdoor areas that welcome guests throughout the year.

With all of these attractions on offer it''s not surprising that those seeking a tranquil and relaxing holiday are drawn to Limousin. Browse our selection of Limousin holiday cottages today and find the accommodation that suits you, in a destination that will give you an authentic taste of rural life in France.
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37 cottages are available
  • Saint-Martin-le-Mault×

    Saint-Martin-le-Mault

    Saint-Martin-le-Mault

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    Ref: FSH019
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Barbecue

    This holiday house, situated on a farm built on 28,000m², is modest but comfortably equipped. The owners along...

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  • Turenne×

    Turenne

    Turenne

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    Ref: FSC027
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Pets go free - Washing Machine

    This 15th-century town house is not your everyday holiday home. Set in the medieval village of Turenne, surrounded...

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  • Les Chambaudies×

    Les Chambaudies

    Les Chambaudies

    4
    1
    1
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    Ref: FSH030
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine - Barbecue

    This lovely holiday cottage is located in the countryside outside the village of Château Chervix. Situated on...

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  • Moutier-Malcard, near Guéret, Creuse×

    Le Coquelicot

    Moutier-Malcard, near Guéret, Creuse

    4
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    Ref: F23100
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine - Barbecue - No Pets Allowed - Rural Location

    This spacious, detached, barn conversion has been thoughtfully decorated and equipped by its English owners to...

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  • Saint-Hilaire-les-Courbes ×

    Saint-Hilaire-les-Courbes

    Saint-Hilaire-les-Courbes

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    2
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    Ref: FSC025
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Barbecue

    These two lovely cottages, refs: FSC024 sleeping up to 6 guests and FSC025 sleeping up to 4 guests, are set in 7 acres...

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  • L’Herbeil×

    L’Herbeil

    L’Herbeil

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    Ref: FSC020
    Key Features:
    - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Barbecue - No Pets Allowed

    This delightful, stone holiday home is located in the quiet hamlet of L’ Herbeil, close to the village...

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  • Chasteaux×

    Chasteaux

    Chasteaux

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    Ref: FSC023
    Key Features:
    - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine - Barbecue - No Pets Allowed

    The Port Couzages Bungalow Park is situated directly by the Lake of Causse, near the pretty village of Chasteaux,...

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  • Ladignac-le-Long×

    Ladignac-le-Long

    Ladignac-le-Long

    4
    2
    1
    1
    Ref: FSH032
    Key Features:
    - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine - Barbecue - Rural Location

    This charming traditional holiday home is surrounded by apple trees, in a quiet and relaxing location, near the...

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  • Sérandon×

    Sérandon

    Sérandon

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    Ref: FSC014
    Key Features:
    - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Barbecue - No Pets Allowed

    This lovely detached, stone holiday home is located 1km from the village of Sérandon, situated in the...

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  • Le Chalard×

    Le Chalard

    Le Chalard

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    2
    1
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    Ref: W14684
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimmingpool - Car parking on site - Private Swimming Pool - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Outdoor Swimming Pool - Barbecue - No Pets Allowed - Rural Location

    This thoughtfully restored detached holiday cottage has an interior that has a warm, comfortable feel and...

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  • Coussac-Bonneval×

    Coussac-Bonneval

    Coussac-Bonneval

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    3
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    Ref: FSH033
    Key Features:
    - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Barbecue - Rural Location

    This traditional terraced holiday home is quietly located in the countryside, in a small village just...

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  • Thouron, nr. Compreignac×

    Thouron, nr. Compreignac

    Thouron, nr. Compreignac

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    Ref: W15235
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine - No Pets Allowed

    This holiday apartment, situated on the first floor of an old mill house, adjoins the English owner’s home and...

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