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Limoges, town of art and history

Town of art and history and capital of the Fire Arts, Limoges is a town well worth the visit.

Town of art and history and capital of the Fire Arts, Limoges enables visitors to admire a collection unique in the world: 12 000 pieces of porcelain exhibited at the Adrien Dubouché National Museum. Continue your visit at the Casseaux kiln, listed as a Historical Monument, then the Fine Arts Museum and its superb collection of Limousin enamels of all eras, Impressionist paintings and Gallo-Roman objects.

 

 

 

 

Limoges, town and art of history

 

The historical quarters deliver up their treasures to an attentive walker: the town, the cathedral surroundings with its gardens that descend towards the Vienne, or the delicious village of la Boucherie and its steep streets. 

In Limoges you can appreciate the different architectural styles: metallic (the Halles), art deco (Bénédictins station, Verdurier pavillion), half-timbered houses (around the cathedral), private mansion houses (Cour du Temple)... For more than one reason, Limoges deserves a long visit.

 

 

 

 

 

Contact:

Office de Tourisme de Limoges 

12 bd de Fleurus, 87000 Limoges 

Tel: 05 55 34 46 87 

Email 

Website: www.limoges-tourisme.com

 

Normal opening times:

  • from 01/01 to 13/06: 9:30 AM - 6 PM; Sundays and Bank Holidays: closed
  • Summer, from 15/06 to 15/09: 9 AM - 7 PM (including 15 August ); Sundays and Bank Holidays: 10 AM - 1 PM/2 PM - 5:30 PM
  • from 16/09 to 31/12:  9:30 AM - 6 PM; Sundays and Bank Holidays: closed. 
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Visit the Tourist Office site
La célèbre gare SNCF de Limoges
La gare des Bénédictins de Limoges
Limoges and its historical heart in the Boucherie quarter
The 'Petites Ventres' festival is held every year in the Boucherie quarter
Limoges, quartier de la place de la Motte
Les Halles de Limoges
Visite de groupe au Four des Casseaux
Musée du Four à porcelaine des Casseaux (Crédit photo Ville de Limoges)
Cour du Temple au coeur de la ville historique de Limoges
Cour du Temple (Crédit photo Ville de Limoges)
Vue de nuit de la cathédrale de Limoges
Cathédrale Saint-Etienne de Limoges (Crédit photo Ville de Limoges)
Le pont Saint-Etienne sur les bords de la Vienne
Le pont Saint-Etienne à Limoges