The village of Sussac has a grocery
that also sells bread, and a post office. In Domps (3 km) is a bar-restaurant.
The nearest supermarket is in Châteauneuf-la-Forêt (10 km).
There are branches of the Crédit Agricole Bank in Châteauneuf-la-Forêt
and Eymoutiers (15 km). Both have electronic banking facilities.
A doctor's practice and a pharmacy can be found in Châteauneuf-la-Forêt
Les Saules is situated
in a beautiful landscape full of variation.
From the campsite you can make a fine walk in the woods along the shores
of the river Combade. Beautiful trips can be made in the hilly and wooded
surroundings on foot, by bike or by car. We have discriptions of the
official footpaths for you.
The landscape is dominated by the Mont Gargan,
on the top of which stand the ruins of a chapel. On the Mont Gargan
you can enjoy a beautiful wide sight and the magnificent sunset.
La Cascade des Jarrauds is very worthwhile:
it consists of a beautiful series of waterfalls where young and old
can stroll, climb and bathe.
In Nedde is an interesting insect
and butterfly museum for children.
In Le Vigen (45 km) is the beautiful Parc
du Reynou, where 600 animals of 130 species live. You will be amazed
by the splendour of the landscaped park and will be charmed by the beauty
of the animal world.
Nedde, La Croisille-sur-Brince and Chamberet you can find a centre for
Plateau and the Vassivière
Lake with 1000 hectare of watersport facilities are 25 km away.
On the Vassivière Isle is the The
International Center of Art and Landscape with its museum for modern
art, designed by Aldo Rossi.
On the shores of the Vassivière
lake, the parc D’ARBRE
EN ARBRE offers lots of exciting ways to get from one tree to another.
is a donkey farm, les
Ânes de Vassivière, which organises donkey-trekking.
Limoges is a large town, some 45 km away, with an old butchers'
quarter, china shops, the Gothic Cathedral, the Musée
national Adrien Dubouché (ceramics, glass, porcelain), the
of the Limousin, and the Musée
de Beaux-Arts de Limoges with a beautifull collection of enameled
reliquaries and crosses.
villages in the Limousin region are classified as the most beautiful
villages in France: Treignac,
There are numerous towns and villages with interesting Roman churches
and abbeys such as St.
Léonard de Noblat, Eymoutiers, Lestards
The attractive town of Uzerche
on the river Vézère is also 45 km away.
There is a diversity of castles and museums such as the Rochechouart
Castle with its famous museum for modern art and the wonderfully
Castle in Coussac-Bonnebal. In the abbey St. André of the
charming little town of Meymac (48 km) you can find a Centre for Modern
Art. In Saint Jean Ligoure (40 km) are the ruins of the Châlucet
Castle. This castle has no entry fee, but guided tours are proposed.
Very worth while is l'Espace
Paul Rebeyrolle in Eymoutiers, a beautiful museum devoted to the
French artist Paul Rebeyrolle.
Very impressive is Oradour:
this small town was destroyed by the Nazis and is now a war monument.
At your arrival you will
receive a packet of tourist information.