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Limoges— 2 nights
Known for its medieval enamels on copper (Limoges enamels), its 19th-century porcelain (Limoges porcelain), and for its oak barrels used for Cognac production, Limoges has a creative flair with historic significance.Get some historical perspective at Oradour-sur-Glane and Chapelle Saint Aurelien. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chateau de Hautefort and Chateau de Puyguilhem. Get out of town with these interesting Limoges side-trips: Grottes de Abbaye de Brantome (in Brantome en Perigord City), Grotte de Villars (in Villars) and Brantome Police Horses & Friends (in Saint-Pancrace). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Gare de Limoges and admire the masterpieces at Musee National Adrien Dubouche.
To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Limoges online trip planner.
If you are flying in from The Netherlands, the closest major aiports are Limoges Airport, Bergerac-Roumanière Airport and Tours-Val-de-Loire Airport. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Limoges
Villars, Chateau de Hautefort, Grottes de Abbaye de Brantome, Brantome Police Horses & Friends, Oradour-sur-Glane
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