Area 5. Southern upland France.
Auvergne and Limousin,
north Massif Central
03 Allier, 15 Cantal, 42 Loire, 43 Haute Loire
(upper Loire) , 63 Puy de Dome
+ the Loire department (42), Forez and Livradois
19 Corrèze, 23 Creuse, 87 Haute Vienne
& cities :
, Moulins, Saint
Etienne, Le Puy en Velay
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- Rural cottage in Livradois mountains 63 🏠
Pretty renovated stone cottage, with exposed
beams, for up to 5 visitors, situated in the Massif Central region in
the mountains of the Livradois Regional Park .
cottage in heritage
area 43 🏠
the sunniest part of Auvergne.
Attractive gite in tranquil hamlet
in a listed natural and historic heritage area. Superb scenery, peace
quiet, hiking, biking, bird watching, river sports, lots to see and do.
for 6 west of Limoges
Rochechouart, in the Perigord-Limousin regional park, village gite with
three bedrooms. Garden . Conveniently located between the Limoges area
and the Dordogne.
- Spacious gite in
Corrèze 19 🏠
Sympathetically and newly converted granite barn
character features with spacious
accommodation. Two bedrooms, two bathrooms, terrace and garden.
solar-heated pool 23
tranquil and intimate cluster of four holiday lodges for up to 6
guests, with solar heated swimming pool, set in 6 acres of countryside
in rural location in the centre of France.
In the village of Ahun, beautiful 4* manor house with
spacious accommodation for up to 15 guests . 300 m², 6
bedrooms, 2 lounges, billiard room, free wifi , 3 bathrooms,
large enclosed gardens.
or gite in the Creuse 23
18th century farmhouse
B&B (rented as a gite out of the summer season) just
9 kms off the
autoroute and 2kms from the medieval town of La
Souterraine. Two ensuite doubles and one twin.
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charged by many online holiday rental agencies.
southern France - Auvergne & Limousin.
Most the central southern French regions of Auvergne and
consist of unspoilt hill and mountain country. Sparsely
it is an area with a few popular resorts, but beyond that thousands of
square kilometres of open hills, valleys and countryside. The uplands
are crossed by deep river valleys, including the upper Dordogne,
Allier, Loire, and Lot. Apart from two regional capitals, Limoges,
the capital of Limousin, and Clermont Ferrand the capital of the
Auvergne, this is a region of small rural towns and villages, a region
far from the madding crowds. It's a region for relaxing, where
nature can be enjoyed to its full extent.
Most of the gites listed on this page are in very rural locations.
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for more information on the beautiful Auvergne
Getting to south central
Limousin driving times: from Calais or Lille: 6 to 10 hours
under normal driving conditions, depending on destination.
Limoges, Clermont Ferrand, Rodez,
Peripheral airports : Lyon Saint Exupéry
Airlines serving this region: Easyjet Ryanair.
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