to see and do
The impressive Renaissance château at Rochechouart
rural countryside of the Limousin region provides the beauty and
tranquillity of those seeking a peaceful and rewarding holiday for the
The village of Babaudus is just a short drive from
several lakes where one can fish, swim sail and paddle or just bask in
the sun after a delicious meal at one of the several cafes, or picnic
by the waterside.
Many walking trails and cycle tracks
meander through rich undulating farmland, home for
Limousin cattle and through forests bursting with wildflowers and
native fruits in springtime.
, the nearby town, invites you into its beautiful and Historic Chateau
which in recent years has been sympathetically restored and is home to
the Museum of
Located in the centre (rue Jean Parvy) is the Paul Pellas Meteorite space
broad presentation of the Rochechouart meteorite and the cataclysm
produced during its impact some 200 million years ago including the
history, rock samples and video presentation is offered.
historic sites and tourist attractions are just a short driving
distance from Ty Mirabelle in Babaudus. Five minutes away, the tourist
office in Rochechouart with its friendly staff, can provide assistance
with information to make your holiday time in the Limousin a lasting
Other places within easy reach include Limoges
, and the
memorial village of Oradour-sur-Glane
left in the state it was
abandoned in after the SS atrocities committed in 1944.