Local Info & Activites for all the Family


Fishing: www.lakeheritage-saintpardoux.co.uk - for water sports, swimming, walking, fishing

Golf :    Mortemart: golfdemortemart@orange.fr   St. Junien: www.golfdesaintjunien.com  Limoges: golf@ville-limoges.fr

Cycling:  Enjoy various cycling routes around the Monts de Blond - routes start at Vaulry - which is about 10 mins drive from Frachis, we also have maps available listing numerous routes starting  with a 6 km ride (easy) up to 52 km(difficult).  Also at Vaulry base, you can wash your bike, have a shower, dine, and gather information for further rides. NEW bikes to hire from: http://www.bikehiredirect.com - see website for details.
Childrens and family activites - just a few activities that are on offer visit:
www.ferriland.com - fairy like museum unique in France
www.foret-aventure.com - for those who are adventuous in the trees
www.futuroscope20ans.com - a daring adventure for all the family!  about 1hr's drive from St. Junien les Combes - direction Poitiers.
www.parczooreynou.com -  Limoges enjoy the landscaped parks, listed historial monument watch and see 130 species from all parts of the world.
www.parc-bellvue.fr -  enjoy rides and attractions for all the family - near Limoges airport
We have an up-to-date folder containing all activities in the Limousin area - don't forget to ask for this on arrival.
lots more to see and do - visit www.tourismelimoges.com go-karting, water rafting - not to mention the various zoos in the area with special parks for just housing wolfs, serpents, chimpanzees. 
more gentle activities include: www.velorail.net or visit www.historail.com for model railway exhibition
AngloInfo is a good source of local information, from local markets to events for the coming week.  log onto www.angloinfo.com look into the Limousin area – our local department number is 87 – this will give you the nearest events within our area.

Local Markets:

Bellac – every Saturday morning until 12 noon.  First of every month larger Market during the morning.

Blond - 2nd Sun

Le Dorat - Wed & Fri

Limoges - Every day

St. Junien – every Saturday morning until 12 noon (larger market than Bellac)

Les Herolles - held on the 29th of each month (except if the 29th is a Sunday, held on Monday) - this market is one of the oldest markets in France - held since about 1484, selling everything you can think of - clothing, food, livestock - early until 12 noon - a must if visiting this area.

                 to name but a few

In Le Dorat during the summer months on a Thursday evening from about 5.00 p.m. starting end of June to end of Aug (once a fortnight) there is a street market, where you buy meat, cheese, bread have your meat    b-b-q'd, buy frites to go with your food, and have crepes for dessert, sit down and enjoy your meal al fresco. Also in the market is a bar, where you can purchase beer, wine, and soft drinks to enjoy with your meal.

Dates for the summer markets in Le Dorat 2017 - to be advised

All on Thursday from 5.00 p.m    -  June,  and  July,   August

Dates for the summer markets in Bellac 2017: - to be advised

All on Saturday from 5.00 pm -  June,  July, August


If you miss these, others farmers markets in the surrounding areas are available on request.