Oradour-sur-Glane

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 Tourism, holiday & travel in Oradour-sur-Glane
TownOradour-sur-Glane
Insee code87110
Postcode87520
Latitude45.9310789
Longitude1.0327460
AltitudeFrom 227 to 312 meters
Surface38.16 km²
Population2351 inhabitants
Density61 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

Chief townLimoges (at 23 km, 27 min)Javerdat at 4.4 km
DepartmentHaute-VienneSaint-Victurnien at 6.1 km
RegionLimousinSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Located on the territory of the Community of Communes Vienna-Glane, Oradour-sur-Glane you to the heart of the Monts de Blond with a mosaic of green landscape with its forests, hills and ponds. It creates a quiet and relaxing where you can find yourself in harmony with nature, which makes the charm of the beautiful Limousin region.


SIGHTSEEING

  • The Centre of Memory - Village Martyr:
  • The Centre of Memory explains the tragic events in Oradour-sur-Glane June 10, 1944, where 642 people were massacred by the Waffen SS Das Reich division. The village has remained intact after the passage of the Nazis.
  • Information and reservations: 0555430430.
  • The New Oradour:
  • The Tourist Office offers guided tours of the New Oradour to understand how Oradour was rebuilt after the tragedy of June 10, 1944.
  • Information and reservations: +33 5 55 03 13 73.
  • Hiking, horseback riding and mountain biking: the common Oradour-sur-Glane offers five hiking trails. A plate (fee) detailing each trail is available at the Tourist Office.
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Information pointsTourist Office of Oradour-sur-Glane

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • Every Tuesday morning all year round market.
  • July: Farmers Market countries.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • Mortemart (15 km): Village ranked among the most beautiful villages in France.
  • Montrol-Senard (15 km): Typical village where you can discover the Limousin from May to November the course Nostalgia Rural. You will find scenes of daily life in the past. Craft shop at the Office of Tourism.
  • Saint-Junien (12 km): City glover extending edges of the edges of Vienna Glane. Provides architectural value with its collegiate church of the 13th century.
  • Canoeing on the Vienna St. Victurnien (8 km) or Aixe-sur-Vienne (20 km).
  • Aqua Recreation Center in Saint-Junien (12 km).
  • Walking in the Monts de Blond with more than 150 km of marked trails for hiking, equestrian and mountain bike and explore the stones Legends.
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Sports fishing in Upper LimousinNature and the outdoors160 €Ambazac (26 km)

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PHOTOS

Centre of MemoryCentre of Memory
 
Church of the martyred villageChurch of the martyred village
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WEATHER

Thursday 31 July
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Friday 1 August
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLa Chapelle Saint Martin  
9.2
Nieul
Calm and elegance you expect La Chapelle Saint Martin. Located a few kilometers from Limoges, the hotel-restaurant Relais & Châteaux delight palates and supporters of the campaign....
Located 11.9 km from Oradour-sur-Glane70 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantRestaurant Lauryvan  
9
Saint-Junien
The Lauryvan is a very nice little restaurant with several rooms and lounges to welcome you in this restaurant you can taste delicious traditional cuisine. These rooms allow you to...
Located 12.2 km from Oradour-sur-Glane31 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Relais des Etangs
Nantiat
A few kilometers from Limoges, in a peaceful and nature of the Limousin, do not miss Le Relais des Etangs. You first enter in an old mansion typical of the area and then you enter a...
Located 14.3 km from Oradour-sur-Glane27 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 5 bedroomsLe Moulin de la Fauvette    
9.2
Oradour-sur-Glane
We are situated in the heart of La Fauvette, a small hamlet only 3 km from the very historic town of Oradour sur Glane in the region of the Limousin. Mike and Amanda welcome you to...
Located in Oradour-sur-GlaneFrom 55 € to 85 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsAncien Couvent des Carmes    
9.6
Mortemart
In the former convent of the Carmes of the fourteenth century in the village of Mortemart, scored one of the most beautiful villages France. 3 spacious rooms with bathroom and toilet...
Located 13.5 km from Oradour-sur-Glane58 € the double room 
House with 1 bedroomChambre d'hôtes' Les Chênes' 3 épis     NEW
Chaptelat
Near Limoges Couzeix and 8 minutes from the A20 motorway (exit 28) Limoges Nord, 8 km from the city center, 25 km from Oradour sur Glane (memory center) and 15 km from Lake St Pardoux...
Located 16.7 km from Oradour-sur-Glane50 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 2 personsMaison Lavaud  
9.6
Cieux
The cottage/gite Maison Lavaud offers self catering accommodation, and is an ideal base to explore the Haute Vienne and the Limousin region of France. The cottage/Gite has Satellite...
Located 8 km from Oradour-sur-GlaneFrom 250 € to 370 € per week 
House for 4 personsHouse for 4 persons   NEW
Cieux
Located in the foothills of the Monts de Blond, ideal for exploring the Limousin with its history, beautiful lakes and amazing rural countryside. On the ground floor is a living room...
Located 8.1 km from Oradour-sur-GlaneFrom 260 € to 380 € per week 
House for 4 personsLe Gîte de Nouic
Nouic
Located on the edge of the village of Nouic with all shops, is our terraced cottage, which has been classed as three keys by Clévacances. The Gîte has been recenctly reovated by ourselves,...
Located 17 km from Oradour-sur-Glane275 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
25 places over 1 haParc Verger    
9.1
Champagnac-la-Rivière
Located in the heart of France easily near the A20 and a few kilometers from the N21 Parc Verger is run by Bob and Di Banks in a beautiful part of the Perigord Limousin Natural Park....
Located 25 km from Oradour-sur-Glane16 € per day 

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HOTELS

L'Azur Hotel Citotel - Hotel in Oradour-sur-GlaneL'Azur Hotel Citotel    
8.4
Saint-Junien
Close to the Limoges Bellegarde Airport, L'Azur Hotel Citotel offers soundproofed rooms with free Wi-Fi access. A free, secure garage is provided on site. Each guest room has a flat-screen...
Located 7.8 km from Oradour-sur-GlaneRoom from 58 €
Hotel Argos - Hotel in Oradour-sur-GlaneHotel Argos    
6.6
Saint-Junien
Hotel Argos is located just 200 metres from the centre of Saint Junien. It offers en suite rooms with a telephone and cable TV. Free private parking is available onsite. Continental...
Located 10.8 km from Oradour-sur-GlaneRoom from 52 €
Inter-Hotel Le Boeuf Rouge - Hotel in Oradour-sur-GlaneInter-Hotel Le Boeuf Rouge     
7.2
Saint-Junien
Welcoming, fully restored and situated 6 miles from Oradour-sur-Glane, the hotel offers quiet accommodation and seminar rooms. Inter-Hotel Le Boeuf Rouge offers the ideal location...
Located 11.1 km from Oradour-sur-GlaneRoom from 70 €

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Appart'City Limoges
This Appart'city is set on the banks of the River Vienne, 5-minutes from the centre of Limoges, near the Train Station and A20 motorway. Each apartment...
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