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Characteristics of Corrèze

A department full of history and charm
Aubuzine, Correze
In 1999 a department wide project was initiated. The plan was to highlight all that the Correze has to offer. Over the last few years this project has begun to bare fruit......More.

A Crash Course on Creuse

An outline of this wonderful Limousin department
Creuse Stream
A look at the Limousin department of Creuse, coming soon, the characteristics of Corrèze and highlights of Haute Vienne. The department of Creuse is situated in the center of France, within the region of Limousin.Creuse is one of the original 83 departments created.... More

Highlights of Haute Vienne

Haute Vienne has it all, nature and nightlife
Zenith Limoges
Haute Vienne derives its name from the river that runs though the department. As the river is also the main waterway through Vienne, the "Haute" was added as the department .......More.

Open Gardens/Jardins Ouverts in Limousin

You could get involved with the 2014 event Open Gardens, LimousinIn early 2013, a sub-group of La Souterraine Library Gardening Group initiated Open Gardens/Jardins Ouverts, based loosely on the NGS Yellow Book Scheme in the UK. The concept is to encourage owners to open their gardens to the public for a few days. more...

La Noneix Construction & Property Services

La Noneix ConstructionPaul and Joanne Rands moved to France with their two young children and established a successful construction company, La Noneix Construction and Property Services, offering a full range of building services, from a small job right through to a total renovation. more...

Correze, the Millau Viaduct and the seaside

from Terry Ferdinand The Correze, the Millau Viaduct and the seasideYou are probably fed up with me always telling you how wonderful the French people are, and how amazing the architecture is and how stunningly beautiful are the hamlets and villages of rural France. Well this episode is slightly different and has a uniquely British slant to it. more...

King of the Castle

A fascinating insight in to the history of one of Creuse's many Montaigut le BlancTerry Ferdinand, who has a holiday home in the Creuse department, shares with us the delights of an unexpected trip around a local château. Terry and his wife were on their weekly shopping trip to Gueret but managed to fit in a fascinating history lesson en route. more...

A Driving Force in Business

Your end to end service for buying a vehicle in France gary automobiles, taking the strain out of buying your carGary-Automobiles specialise in the supply of quality new and pre-owned left hand drive French registered vehicles. Unlike any other dealer all the paperwork is handled by Gary automobiles and they can arrange your French motor insurance. RHD part exchange welcome. more...

Looking to Furnish Your French Home?

Furniture for France, where customer service is as important as the furniture! furniture for franceFurniture for France is now into its twelfth year of supplying quality furniture to properties in France. Furnishing your Limousin home can be something of a challenge as it is not easy to find classic and contemporary designs of good quality at the right price. more...

Looking for carpets and floor coverings for your French home?

Look no further.....Jon the carpet man is here! Jon the carpet manJon Prince settled in the beautiful department of Corrèze before establishing his French business early in 2009. He is now able to supply and install just about any flooring you could want. more...

Take a Closer Look at the Limousin Tree Population

with professional tree surgeon Darren Edwards Darren Edwards Professional Tree SurgeonA thought provoking piece from professional tree surgeon Darren Edwards that helps us better understand the importance of trees in our lives ........ “we can learn a lot about the condition, health and life of a tree just by studying its body language.” more...

Délassa Massages

Ayurvedic massages, guaranteed to sooth aches, improve circulation and boost your energies delassa massage limousinAlison Delasalle, Merseyside-born, arrived in the Limousin in 1990 and never left! Many professional activities later she found her real vocation – helping you get your health back or more importantly, preserve it. Alison is a professional massage therapist in Limousin... more...

Physiotherapy in Limousin

Back problems, sports injuries, pilates, excercise and wellbeing.... Tina Hall Psysiotherapist Thousands of people suffer from back and joint problems. Here in Limousin, many of us are undertaking renovation projects or just carrying out exhausting gardening activities, then find our bodies begin to feel the strain. So make a note of this name... Tina Hall. more...

Raising the Bar in Tulle

Renovation, integration , business start up & putting Tulle on the map! Domaine de Peyrafort, Luxury chambres d'hote , Tulle, CorrèzeIn spring 2003, the Black family launched their search for a new life in France, settling on a little known, but very beautiful and unspoilt department called Corrèze. They are now the proud owners of the Manoir XV Domaine de Peyrafort, the first Maison d’hôtes in Tulle. more...

Weather and Climate Trends in Limousin

All about the weather and how it may affect your house purchase weatherIt is often said that the weather in Limousin is wet, that it rains constantly and the sun is a rare sight. However, those of us who live here know that this is definitely not the case. Each department of Limousin experiences different weather... more...


Pre-war Years plateau millevachesMaurice Fourches was born in 1930 in Tulle Corrèze. Monsieur Fourches carried out his higher education at the Faculty of Science at Clemont Ferrand. Maurice's military service was spent ... more...

The Life of a Financial Adviser in France

Dave Hardy from Siddalls tells us how it all happened David Hardy - Siddalls Regional Manager Poitou-Charentes and LimousinDave Hardy from Siddalls financial advisers tells us how he came to be living and working in france after meeting a French lady at a football match! more...

Our life on an RV Motorhome.

ColumbusFull-timing on an RV is a great life, and we have enjoyed every day of the three-plus years we have lived on our RV, which we have named “Columbus”, as it really has been a voyage of discovery for us. We have always enjoyed being together, but could we cope with life in a 32ft motorhome – the answer has been a resounding Yes!... more...

The Call of The Wild

Living in Harmony with Limousin's Wildlife chevreuilOne of the many reasons given for moving to Limousin is the beautiful coutryside and abundant wildlife. Long term Limousin resident (over 50 years)Kathleen Fourches shares some tips on living peacefully alongside the Limousin wildlife.

So what do you do when you find an owl in the bathroom?.......... more...

An Aussie in Limousin

Sean Whelan shares his thoughts on Limousin life Sean WhelanFrench entrée-Limousin receives around 13,000 unique visitors each month. Predominantly from the UK and France, but we also from all over the English speaking world. So we thought it would be interesting to find out what a young Australian currently travelling through Europe thinks of the Limousin. Sean Whelan is a 19 year old civil engineering student....

La Noneix

Construction & Property Services Established professional and personal building services including renovations, new builds, roofing, stonework and groundwork. French registered with 10-year insurance. La Noneix Builders creuse Limousin CLICK TO VIEW OUR WEB SITE OR CONTACT PAUL OR JOANNE RANDS FOR MORE DETAILS...

All your insurance cover in English

axa insurance la souterraineCompetitive Insurance
house - car - health - travel - life - family - banking - Ex-pat insurance specialist. Contact Axa now for a quote.

SDS SARL - Limousin Builders

SDS SARL Builders LimousinProfessional building company covering all aspects of building trade. Plant hire, electrical & satellite installations too.Find out more here .

Looking For the Perfect Stove to Compliment Your Home?

Stove SellersWe have a comprehensive range of stoves to suit every property, from contemporary to traditional. Visit our on line showroom to see our full range

Moore Renovation - all building work undertaken

Moore renovation builders correze limousin Experts in extensions and developing existing buildings.
- New Builds
- Loft & Basement Conversions
- Roofing, Roof Windows, Dormers
- Joinery, Flooring
- Re-pointing

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Finance Your Limousin Home

BNP Paribas MortgagesGet a Euro mortgage quote in English from BNP Paribas and make the dream a reality! Apply for a no obligation quote now!

Le Manoir de Laumeuil

Stunning, Boutique style hotel in the heart of SW France Le Manoir de Laumeuil correze, limousin, franceExperience everything south West France has to offer whilst staying in a luxurous manor house with indoor & outdoor pools on the banks of the Vézère. Why not book a special priced activity break, where you choose the ativities that suit you. BOOK YOUR LUXURY BREAK TODAY

La Galerie de Pompadour

la galerie de pompadour
Art gallery in Pompadour promoting local artists. Visit us for that unique gift or special item for your home in France.
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