Aubusson

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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TownAubusson
Insee code23008
Postcode23200
Latitude45.9540900
Longitude2.1689379
AltitudeFrom 416 to 608 meters
Surface19.21 km²
Population3937 inhabitants
Density204 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelBlessac at 3.2 km
Chief townGuéret (at 42 km, 46 min)Alleyrat at 4 km
DepartmentCreuseSaint-Amand at 4 km
RegionLimousinSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Nestled in lush greenery, the Capital of Tapestry is located in the heart of France in the department of Creuse in the Limousin region.

On the occasion of a brief stopover on your journey or during your next vacation or in the Creuse during a short stay in Aubusson; the rich heritage of this beautiful city deserves a visit?

The tapestry Aubusson, centuries-old art of weaving, was recorded September 30, 2009 at the World Intangible Heritage by UNESCO. This global recognition welcomes more than 5 centuries of creativity and craftsmanship, it honors all the weavers who for centuries have worked for this demanding activity.


SIGHTSEEING

House Upholstery - Demonstration of Weaving: This is a magnificent tower house of 16th century, situated in the heart of the historic center, are presented as the history and tradition of tapestry Aubusson.

The Departmental Museum of the Tapestry Museum very alive, who has both the intimacy and familiarity of the tapestry and its most monumental. All ages, from the early 17th are represented.

Exhibition-Collection Fougerol: This site contains confidential 135 woven pieces of the sixteenth, seventeenth, 18th and 19th century tapestries, old prints, tapestries seats? manufactured Aubusson and Flanders.

Detailed information
TransportTrain station of Aubusson
Information pointsTourist Office of Aubusson
Leisure centresMuseum of La Tapisserie
Performance hallsTheatre Jean Lurçat
Natural sitesWood of Châtres

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

Mid July: Festival Art in the street. Theater performances, music, cinema, outdoor, running 'Orni Cup', children's shows ...

From mid-July to mid-August: Festival Music in the Heart of the Tapestry. Concerts of chamber music and organ in churches Aubusson and its environs.

In July: Antiquarian Book Fair. Exhibit and sale by booksellers specialize in the Polyvalent Hall of Aubusson.

PHOTOS

Weaving demonstration at the House of UpholsteryWeaving demonstration at the House of Upholstery
  

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WEATHER

Friday 22 August
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Min. 4°C - Max. 19°C
Saturday 23 August
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Min. 6°C - Max. 17°C
Sunday 24 August
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Min. 7°C - Max. 22°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLe Coq d'Or  
8
Chénérailles
This is the heart of the Creuse Peter and Christine Rullière opened their establishment: the Coq d'Or. Push the door of the restaurant is a ticket for a journey of taste, a moment of...
Located 17.5 km from Aubusson30 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Manor house with 5 bedroomsVilla Vallière Chambres & Table d'Hôtes    
9.3
Vallière
Would you like to discover the green heart of France? You will find it in this remarkable area, unspoilt by mass tourism, here in the Creuse department of the Limousin region. Our spacious...
Located 11.8 km from AubussonFrom 75 € to 85 € the double room 
Apartment with 2 bedroomsLes Arcanes Joséphine  
Saint-Yrieix-la-Montagne
Room and breakfast (33 m²) for 2 persons (1 child mezzanine) on the 1st floor of a house in quiet countryside. Comfortable with shower, private toilet and adjoining kitchen. Is offered...
Located 13.9 km from AubussonFrom 66 € to 83 € the double room 
Chalet with 1 bedroom1 cabane dans les arbres     NEW
Magnat-l'Étrange
'The cabin mother': snug little nest nestled 6 meters above the ground in the wilderness in the high peaks of the Creuse, built on two floors, with breathtaking views over the protected...
Located 19.7 km from Aubusson130 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Apartment for 4 personsShanghai  
8.8
Saint-Yrieix-la-Montagne
On the ground floor of a charming quiet in the countryside 2 units each with 50 m² living room with kitchen, 1 bedroom and sb. Comfortable and well equipped. Park available with tables...
Located 13.9 km from AubussonFrom 299 € to 458 € per week 
Apartment for 3 personsLes sources au lac de Vassivière.  
9.4
Beaumont-du-Lac
Furnished studio equipped, located in front and 75 meters from Lake vassiviere on a panoramic point. The facility is surrounded by 9000 m² of enclosed and wooded, with sources, streams...
Located 29 km from AubussonFrom 185 € to 385 € per week 
Apartment for 3 personsLes sources  
9.9
Beaumont-du-Lac
Furnished studio equipped, walk-in. 32 sqm. Comfortable. Free WiFi. Located on a panoramic point of the deepest lake Vassivière and only 75 meters from this one. Make a 'back to basics',...
Located 29 km from AubussonFrom 185 € to 395 € per week 

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HOTELS

Hôtel de La Seiglière - Hotel in AubussonHôtel de La Seiglière    
7.4
Aubusson
Hôtel de La Seiglière is set opposite a small fishing lake in the village of La Seiglière. You can explore the 21-hectare park, relax in the outdoor swimming pool or drive the 2.8 km...
Located in AubussonRoom from 52 €
Hotel Le Chapitre - Hotel in AubussonHotel Le Chapitre     
7.5
Aubusson
Set in the main street of Aubusson, this hotel is the ideal place to discover this beautiful city famous for its tapestry and exhibitions. The Le Chapitre hotel is a good value for...
Located in AubussonRoom from 44 €
Hotel La Beauze - Hotel in AubussonHotel La Beauze     
9.3
Aubusson
Built in 1890 and surrounded by a big park, this hotel features a bar and free Wi-Fi internet access. It is located in Aubusson, famous for its tapestry manufacture, also included in...
Located in AubussonRoom from 65 €

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Kyriad Gueret
Hotel Kyriad Guéret is located 1.5 kilometres from the centre of Gueret and 2 km from the railway station. It offers spacious rooms, free on-site parking...
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Inter-Hotel Alexia
This Inter-Hotel is located 2 km from La Souterraine town centre and SNCF train station. It offers air-conditioned accommodation...
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