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 5.4 km (8 min)
DepartmentHaute-VienneVeyrac at 7.5 km (9 min)
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.
Detailed information
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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HikingHiking
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WEATHER

Saturday 25 October
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Min. 11°C - Max. 19°C
Sunday 26 October
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Monday 27 October
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantPizzeria Beausoleil   SPECIAL OFFER
Saint-Junien
un peu de cuisine italienne - pizzeria
Located 10.3 km from Oradour-sur-Glane28 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLa Chapelle Saint Martin  
9.1
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  
8.6
Saint-Junien
The Lauryvan is a very nice little restaurant with several dining rooms and lounges for you in this restaurant you can taste delicious traditional cuisine. These salons will allow you...
Located 12.2 km from Oradour-sur-Glane31 € 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 bedroomsChambres d'hôtes Le Queyroix-Martin     NEW
Vaulry
The Queyroix Martin is a haven of peace and tranquility where you can breathe fresh air, listen to the birds sing and relax and recharge your batteries. The guest house offers three...
Located 9.7 km from Oradour-sur-Glane65 € 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 

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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 275 € to 400 € per week 
House for 4 personsHouse for 4 persons  
10
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 315 € to 440 € 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    
9.3
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    
8.6
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 €
Inter-Hotel Le Boeuf Rouge - Hotel in Oradour-sur-GlaneInter-Hotel Le Boeuf Rouge     
7.4
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 €
Logis Hotel Le Relais De Comodoliac - Hotel in Oradour-sur-GlaneLogis Hotel Le Relais De Comodoliac     
8.1
Saint-Junien
Overlooking the town of Saint Junien and its hills, this hotel is located 24 km from Limoges. It offers rooms with flat-screen TVs with Canal+, free Wi-Fi and private bathrooms. The...
Located 11.8 km from Oradour-sur-GlaneRoom from 72 €

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Citotel Orleans Lion d'Or
Located in the centre of Limoges, this 2-star hotel is just 500 metres from Benedictins Train Station. It has a 24-hour reception and free WiFi access...
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