Bourganeuf

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 Tourism, holiday & travel in Bourganeuf
TownBourganeuf
Insee code23030
Postcode23400
Latitude45.9540050
Longitude1.7561990
AltitudeFrom 380 to 602 meters
Surface22.54 km²
Population3085 inhabitants
Density136 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

Chief townGuéret (at 33 km, 32 min)Masbaraud-Mérignat at 2.7 km
DepartmentCreuseMansat-la-Courrière at 3.6 km
RegionLimousinSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Bourganeuf is a city of character offering an exceptional life. The diversity of landscapes, rich heritage, unspoilt nature combine to create a relaxed lifestyle that tourists and newcomers particularly appreciate.

Paris 400 km - Limoges 50 km - Aubusson at 39 km - 30 km Gueret - Lake Vassivière 30 km - 46 km The Underground - Clermont-Ferrand 140 km - 100 km Tulle.

Cars with Limoges, Vieilleville, Gueret, Aubusson, fast connection to the Underground.

Bourganeuf, 1st City of Europe illuminated by electric power provided by the Cascade Jarrauds transport.


SIGHTSEEING

  • The whole medieval Bourganeuf historical monument with:
  • The 12th century castle, former seat of the Grand Priory of Auvergne.
  • The Zizim tower built in 1484 to accommodate in residence "forced" the Ottoman prince Cem.
  • The Lastic tower built in 1439 by the illustrious Chevalier Jean de Lastic.
  • The tower staircase.
  • Church of St. John late 12th century listed historical monument, with its Byzantine cross and organ listed building, the oldest organ in the region.
  • Notre Dame du Puy 19th century, with the statue of the Blessed Virgin.
  • Chapel ARRIER 17th century listed historical monument.
  • Guided tour of Bourganeuf: "At the heart of the medieval city" every Wednesday afternoon in July and August, on entry to the Tourist Office.
  • Museum of electrification: Open in July and August, information +33 5 55 64 26 26.
  • Gorges du Verger.
  • Panorama of the city from the road Royère-de-Vassivière.
  • Guided walks every Tuesday afternoons in July and August, organized by the Tourist Office.
  • Farm visits in July and August, information at the Tourist Office.
  • Activities: Golf (9 holes) - Walking ...
Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office of Bourganeuf
MonumentsCastle of Bourganeuf,   Church Saint-Jean-Baptiste

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

Jumble sale August 15.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • Religious Heritage:
  • Royère-de-Vassivière: The church of Saint-Germain late 13th century example of a church marchoise French type.
  • Saint-Junien-la-Brégère: The church dating from the 12th century, with its magnificent bell tower door.
  • Saint-Martin-Château: The parish church with its bell tower isolated, a challenge of the 15th century houses a lying "Virgin of piety" of limestone.
  • Saint-Martin-Sainte-Catherine: The listed church, recently restored, this unique and remarkable frescoes, paintings and badges of the 16th century.
  • Saint-Pierre-Bellevue: The Church of St. Etienne du Compeix with its pentagonal apse surmounted by a cross.
  • Soubrebost: The church classified historic monument houses a vaulted Romanesque crypt, 6 painted wooden statues and especially a virgin wood covered with copper enamel inscriptions from the 13th century, classified as a historical monument.
  • Ruins, Castles:
  • Le Monteil-au-Vicomte Chateau de Pierre d'Aubusson (ruins, restoration in progress).
  • Mansat-la-Courrière: Remains of a large Gallo-Roman villa The Courriere.
  • Saint-Pierre-Bellevue sanctuary from Puy Lautard.
  • Royère-de-Vassivière: the motte, medieval fortification.
  • Vernacular Heritage fountains, crosses ...
  • Museums:
  • Bosmoreau-les-Mines: Mining Museum, open year round, +33 5 55 64 20 52.
  • Saint-Pardoux-Morterolles: Cap La Grange, a private museum of embroidery and its derivatives, open every afternoon, information +33 5 55 64 15 83.
  • Soubrebost: House Martin Nadaud, with a proposed museum in progress.
  • Nature:
  • Rocks Mazuras to False Mazuras.
  • The pond and bog Bourdeau in Saint-Pardoux-Morterolles.
  • The Augerolles waterfalls in Saint-Pardoux-Morterolles.
  • The Epagne forest in Saint-Pierre-Chérignat and Saint-Martin-Sainte-Catherine.
  • The Bleachers at 9 stone to Soubrebost.
  • Waterfall Jarrauds in Saint-Martin-Château.
  • The heath of the Cross Royère Puy-de-Vassivière.
  • The Bog Mazure in Royère-de-Vassivière.
  • The trough of the Devil Royère-de-Vassivière.
  • Mining Bosmoreau-les-Mines.
  • The moor Augerolles.
  • The Valley Vige.
  • Gorges Thaurion.
  • Lake Vassivière.
  • The Regional Natural Park Millevaches.
  • Fields of stones and waterfalls Augerolles.
  • Pond Auriat fishing.
  • The water of Saint-Dizier-Leyrenne.
  • Lake Lavaud-Gelade.
  • Activities:
  • Hiking.
  • Equestrian Centre.
  • Adventure park in the trees.
  • Activities boating at Lake Vassivière (canoeing, sailing, water skiing ...).
  • Hiking trails: GR Country Cascades, Landes and Peat 66 km course, Gorges du Verger (5 km) - The Champs trees (6 km) - Le Bois des Beef (14 km) - The Way 4 seasons (17 km) - Fields of stones and waterfalls Augerolles (3 km) - The Way of the lake (2.5 km) - Discover the Valley Maulde (5 km) - Circuit de Haute-Faye (9.5 km) - Puy Bog Vauveix (7 km) - Circuit 7 Can (12 km) - The Devil trough (15 km) - Circuit Tourbières (15 km) - The Tour du Lac Lavaud Gelade (23 km ).
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
The Cité des InsectesCulture and educationFrom 5.50 € to 7.70 €Nedde (29 km)

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PHOTOS

Bourganeuf Castle in the MistBourganeuf Castle in the Mist
 
Bourganeuf, the church and the tower ZizimBourganeuf, the church and the tower Zizim
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WEATHER

Thursday 17 April
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Friday 18 April
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Saturday 19 April
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantAuberge saint julien   NEW
Saint-Julien-le-Petit
Hotel restaurant traditional and. domestic. In a green. Hiking, swimming, fishing. 10 minutes from Lake Vassivières.
Located 15.1 km from BourganeufFrom 15 € to 30 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 4 bedroomsBon Chez Nous    
9.8
Saint-Amand-Jartoudeix
Welcome to Bon Chez Nous! A chambres d'hotes for Burgundy lovers situated in Saint-Amand-Jartoudeix, a town on the border of the French department of the Creuse and the Haute-Vienne...
Located 9.8 km from BourganeufFrom 75 € to 85 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsL'Hirondelle du Lac    
9.4
Peyrat-le-Château
Welcome to L'Hirondelle-du-Lac Chambres d'Hôtes, a charming guest house nestling at the edge of the beautiful Peyrat-le-Château lake in the heart of the Limousin, in the area known...
Located 15.3 km from BourganeufFrom 48 € to 55 € 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 22 km from BourganeufFrom 66 € to 83 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
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 21 km from BourganeufFrom 185 € to 395 € 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 21 km from BourganeufFrom 185 € to 385 € per week 
Apartment for 4 personsShanghai et Kenya
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 22 km from BourganeufFrom 299 € to 458 € per week 

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HOTELS

Auberge du Bois De L'Etang - Hotel in BourganeufAuberge du Bois De L'Etang    
7.5
Peyrat-le-Château
Auberge du Bois De L'Etang is located in Peyrat-le-Château 7 km from the Vassivière Lake and offers a bar, a restaurant, meeting and banquet facilities, and free Wi-Fi in public areas....
Located 15.1 km from BourganeufRoom from 48 €
Le Bellerive - Hotel in BourganeufLe Bellerive    
8.1
Peyrat-le-Château
Le Bellerive hotel is located in Peyrat-le-Chateau village centre, and offers rooms with free Wi-Fi access and views over the local lake and surrounding hillsides. It is an ideal location...
Located 15.4 km from BourganeufRoom from 58 €
Le Ranch des Lacs - Hotel in BourganeufLe Ranch des Lacs    
8.4
Augne
This charming hotel is located in the countryside village of Augne, on the Millevaches plateau. It has an outdoor pool, a wine cellar with over 350 different wines and a gastronomic...
Located 22 km from BourganeufRoom from 59 €

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Hotel La Beauze
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...
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