The diverse environment of the Haute Vienne

Le Puy Maury B&B is located in the Haute Vienne (on the border with the Creuse and the Corrèze), in the middle of the regional park ''Millevache en Limousin''.  It offers a relaxing landscape with lakes and hedgerows, Gargan mountain and the valley of the Vienne. Also plenty of sightseeing for the culture lover; the many Romanesque buildings, churches, castles and medieval towns and villages.

Villages

In the vicinity there are many special villages that exude real traditional French culture. A few of these villages are even on the list of most beautiful villages in France (Les plus beaux villages de France) where you can enjoy a nice lunch.

- Eymoutiers

- Saint-Léonard-de-Noblat 

- Ségur-le-Château
- Turenne

- Collonges-la-Rouge

- Treignac

- Meymac

Lake Sainte-Hélène & Lake Vassivière

A few minutes by car you will find Lake St. Helena (60 ha) with various water sports: canoeing, water skiing, fishing, sailing. A playground for children, shady beach and marked hiking trails (mountain biking, hiking and horseback riding). Facilities available: toilets, first aid station, internet point.

 

A little further (20 minutes) you will find Lac de Vassivière. One of the largest artificial lakes in France (1000 hectares) with 5 beaches and also various facilities and restaurants.

Hiking

The Haute Vienne is the walking area par excellence. Through forests, meadows, and along lakes and authentic villages. If desired, you can order a picnic basket, so you can enjoy various French delicacies along the way.

 

Directly from the b&b there is a walking route of 7 kilometers and a walking route of 30 minutes.

Cities

Besides picturesque villages, the Limousin also offers cozy cities. Besides the capital Limoges, known for its porcelain, churches and museums, Brive-la-Gaillarde, Tulle and Uzerche are certainly worth a visit.

Markets

 

Visit one of the many markets in the region. There are weekly (fresh) markets with local products but also various attic and broker markets. Stroll along the stalls and taste traditional delicacies and take home a nice souvenir.

 

Mountain biking

In the Millvache Nature Park you can find the largest continuous network for mountain bikers. These are among the most beautiful cycling routes in France. Because of the great diversity there is something for everyone. From beginner to expert.

Tourist train

Eymoutiers has a train station. It is therefore possible to reach the TGV with Limoges and from here take a regular train. We offer a pick-up service. See accessibility.

 

In the summer there is a special 50s steam train. On a railway that leads to Ussel, the Limoges-Eymoutiers line offers many attractions for travelers of all ages. In a pristine environment, numerous viaducts are followed by tunnels and exceptional views.

Fishing

Our bed and breakfast is located in the heart of the Millevache natural park, or thousand sources; the place for a fishing holiday. The water is of excellent quality. For example, salmon, trout, pike, zander and riverfish are present in the rivers, streams and lakes. You can fish all year round.

 

War history

Discover and commemorate the history of France during the Second World War. Like the village of Oradour-Glane and Tulle where Das Reich caused a massacre in June 1944.

 


The above is just a selection of the possibilities. We are happy to tell you more about it! Please contact us for more information.