Medieval village in High-Auvergne
Pleaux is a remarkable starting point to discover the Low-Limousin and the High-Auvergne. Following its soul one will launch in a hike on the crest of the Puys or else make quiet stroll in Corréze to discover pretty manors; to visit Salers, one of the most beautiful village of France or the fantastic Tours de Merle. Nostalgic places as ruins of Branzac or the chapel of St Christophe will charm poets and artists. Lover of the nature will be able to follow paths lost in deep beeches or oaks forest. ..
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| Fortified Castles | Romanes Churches | Nice places of mine |
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Exhibition of the automotive miniature, Château de la Vigne, July/ August, in Ally. Tel.: 04.71.69.00.20
Monastery of Mauriac, place Georges Pompidou, 15200 Mauriac. Tel.: 04.71.68.02.78
Municipal museum, 2 street Emile Delalo. Mauriac. Tel.: 04.71.68.07.24
Mill of Malesse, Josette Lascaze-Lherm, 19220 St Privat. Tel.: 05.55.28.21.01
Museum of Knight Templars, street of Templiers, 15140 Salers. Tel.: 04.71.40.75.97
Museum of the cheese and the cow Salers, Les 2 burons, Le Suc Coubru, 15140 St Paul of Salers. Tel.: 04.71.40.70.71
Salers, medieval city, one of the most beautiful villages of France. Discover it absolutely.
Fontanges, medieval city, not far from Salers
Spontour, this hamlet is situated in a charming site on the straight bank of the Dordogne. A beach has been fitted. Possibility of sail in loops of the Dordogne on the gabares, boats fully dish destined for transportation of goods until the early of the century. Tel.: 05.55.27.68.05
Across the Maronne,
Enchanet (11 km) built in a beautiful woodland. Two roads lead there, from Enchanet or from Estourocs.
Gour noir (27 km),
Hautefage (25 km).
Across the Dordogne,
the Chastang (29 km) was put in water in 1951, the water drowned a part of the valley that sheltered the ancient abbey of the Valette (commune of Auriac). The road that leads from Mauriac to Tulle, borders the bank up to Spontour.
l'Aigle (22 km) has been built under the occupation, a book very interesting retraces its history " L'Aigle sur Dordogne " by Jean-Louis Salat. Publisher Quota.
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