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Orador Sur Glane

(1hr by car)

If you love history, a visit to

Orador Sur Glane is not to be missed.

A village that was invaded by German soldiers, and left untouched since.


There are plenty of lakes to visit and swim in, The biggest being lac Vassivière. Roughly an hours drive it's well worth a visit.

Lake Sagnat, near to the house in the lovelly town Bessines sur Gartempe.

Lake St Pardoux is roughly 40 minutes away by car, with 3 sandy beaches.
Plage de Santrop - Large lake with play areas for children.
Chabannes  - A calmer lake adapted for pic-nics and families.

Freaudour  - adapted for water sports.

For those who enjoy fishing, we can help with your fishing permit.

Gites de Campagne is about 40 minutes drive from Limoges airport, although a car is essential to get around.

Caen is about five hours away. Calais about seven hours drive.

St Etienne de Fursac is at 3kms and our nearest village with amenities.

La Souterraine is our nearest town and fifteen minutes by car, it is a beautiful historic town with a Romanesque Gothic church. The Saturday market is well worth a visit for the wonderful French cheeses and fresh fruits and vegetables. The city also has four supermarkets.

Lake Vassiviere - one of the biggest lake areas of France is a little over an hour's drive, and it's a great day, with beaches, ideal for water sports and boat trips are available.

Oradour Sur Glane - about an hour's drive, on June 10, 1944 in this village 642 people were massacred, they have been intact since that day and are kept as a memorial and museum.

Geant Labyrinth - about 40 minutes drive, 6 acres of park with many activities, including a giant labyrinth.

Le Dorat - about 30 minutes by car, a very pretty village that also has a department store for the purchase of the famous Limoges porcelain!

The cottages have more than one acre of garden, with a small stream flowing around the perimeter. We have a shared pool on the ground. BBQ's are available and there are plenty of seating and dining tables outdoors! If you like pétanque, we have a field, also a table tennis table and badminton.

We provide a lot of information on things to do that we have collected for our guests, which is available in each cottage.

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