Information about the area
What to do near Le Dorat in the Limousin
This beautiful Limousin region of quiet lakes, fast-flowing streams, gently rolling valleys and forested mountains is one of the best-kept secrets in France. From the beautiful old city of Limoges, world famous for its porcelain, to the small hamlets scattered across the rolling countryside, discover the friendliness and old world charm of the “Real France”. Don’t worry, our bed and breakfast offers a wi-fi internet connection.
The medieval town of Le Dorat is the nearest at only 3 km away and has an 11th century Collegiate, and beautiful medieval buildings and streets, bar/cafes, restaurants, banks, supermarket, everything you need for a relaxing stay in the countryside. The guided tour of town booked via the tourist office is worth every penny of the 3 euros.
Nearby is the town of Bellac with larger supermarkets, shops and a theatre. There is an animal park which is open to the public through July and August, a great way to spend an afternoon with or without children.
Oradour sur Glane
The martyrs village of Oradour sur Glane, a town frozen in time, untouched since the horrific events of June 1944, is approx 30mins drive , A must see for anyone interested in history and WW2.