Le Blog de la Haute-Vienne
The good weather's here, it's time to put on your walking clothes and explore history like Indiana Jones. So, put on your hat and set off with a whip in one hand and a machete in another (or perhaps a penknife, it's not so dangerous) for a great adventure.
For you the curious, I've climbed the highest Limousin mountains, more commonly known as the Monts d’Ambazac, to discover the Grandmont order… Don't worry, I haven't left on a religious retreat. I've simply been walking along the paths formerly used by the monks.
It's here, parents, school's out and you can finally slow down and switch into holiday mode... but I can already feel a bit of anxiety invading your thoughts. What are you going to do with the children? They're bouncing off the walls and already running you ragged. Watch them carefully...
Lots of new things at Châlucet: a 3D app and a new website. Châlucet fortress is bang up to date with 3D and offers visitors a completely new free app downloadable from the App Store and Google Play. Due to an innovative and immersive technology (360° reconstruction, target dots, augmented reality…) you can follow the lives of imaginary or real characters from the site and discover new facets of the château.
Hiking lovers, we've tried out for you the Saint-Léonard de Noblat Bell Towers and Lakes Trail. We'll take you to the town which possesses a fantastic treasure. Its Abbey Church has an enormous reliquary built in the beginning of the 11th century to house the relics of St Leonard, patron founder of the town. Today, it's a passage for Santiago De Compostela walkers because Saint-Léonard is situated on the Vézeley Way.