Saint-Hilaire-les-Places

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

TownSaint-Hilaire-les-PlacesRilhac-Lastours at 2.9 km
Insee code87150Nexon at 3.8 km
Postcode87800La Meyze at 5.7 km
Latitude45.6487660Janailhac at 6.5 km
Longitude1.1591980Meilhac at 7.2 km
AltitudeFrom 320 to 492 metersLes Cars at 7.5 km
Surface23.06 km²Saint-Maurice-les-Brousses at 8.1 km
Population898 inhabitantsFlavignac at 8.1 km
Density38 inhabitants/km²Ladignac-le-Long at 8.2 km
National labelLa Roche-l'Abeille at 8.5 km
Chief townLimoges (at 27 km, 35 min)Burgnac at 8.6 km
DepartmentHaute-VienneLavignac at 8.7 km
RegionLimousinSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Saint-Hilaire-les-Places, scored "4 flowers", gold medal 2001 European Competition for Towns and villages in bloom, offering an annual quality flowers worth the trip. This floral highlights the Notre-Dame, dating from the 17th century and houses quarry granite quarried blue Saint-Hilaire for more than half of the 20th century.

Found that flowering in the village of Old Saint-Hilaire, the historic heart of the town where stands the Romanesque church of the 12th century, recently renovated and which have been updated with beautiful frescos of the origin of the church. Stained glass lately signed Lea Sham's embellish this place.

Saint-Hilaire-les-Places combines tradition and modernity. Indeed, a museum shop of the earth can pass on to younger generations the skills of many tile makers who exploited the clay soil of the south of the town. Today two more tile craftsmanship are active, producing the flat tile that gives its character to the structure of the country. Courses of clay are offered year round for children and adults.

The town of Saint-Hilaire-les-Places has developed a tourism industry around Lake Boat and beach. It is an ideal place for trekking on foot, by bicycle, on horseback, but also for the practice of fishing for carp or predator.


SIGHTSEEING

  • Village of Old Saint-Hilaire.
  • 12th century Romanesque church.
  • Chapel of Our Lady of the 17th century.
  • Workshop Museum of the Earth.
  • Lake Piacenza and its beach, pedal boats, waterslide, bar.
  • Horseback riding: Pleasure Lake, Lake Saint-Hilaire-les-Places, it is offered riding lessons and rides for the older or pony for the little ones (lectures and walks are assured that the summer).
Detailed information
TransportTrain station of Lafarge

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • Guided walks to the Romanesque church of Old Saint-Hilaire during July and August.
  • In July and August, market picnic at Lake Placentia, sale and consumption of locally produced handicrafts.
  • On 15 August, traditional holiday at Lake Boat, inflatable games for children, garage sale, the evening meal, fireworks on the lake, dancing at night.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Activity at Espace Hermeline leisure centreNature and the outdoorsFrom 8 € to 25 €Bussière-Galant (9.9 km)
Quad and buggy hireSports sensationsFrom 35 € to 260 €Saint-Paul (25 km)

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WEATHER

Saturday 19 April
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Min. 3°C - Max. 12°C
Sunday 20 April
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Min. 7°C - Max. 13°C
Monday 21 April
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLes Chaumières  
9.3
Nexon
Les Chaumières restaurant welcomes you in a chic and authentic, in the heart of the Limousin Nexon. This sumptuous residence will seduce you with its interior resembling Stately, majestic...
Located 2.5 km from Saint-Hilaire-les-Places39 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Mas with 6 bedroomsDomaine de la Ribière  
Pageas
In the Parc Naturel Périgord-Limousin, near the road Limoges-Périgueux, owned 32 acres, fully fenced with a lake of carp fishing, heated pool, sauna. Sylviane and Michel offer 6 rooms...
Located 12.8 km from Saint-Hilaire-les-Places75 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsDomaine de la dame de lauriere    
9.6
Solignac
Domaine de la Dame de Laurière is a house of the 18th century former coaching inn on the way to Saint Jacques de Compostela. His romantic garden overlooking the river 'the Briance'....
Located 13.9 km from Saint-Hilaire-les-PlacesFrom 69 € to 73 € the double room 
Apartment with 3 bedroomsLe Champsac    
8.7
Champsac
We are a family-run chambre d'hote in a small village 25 minutes from Limoges. Champsac is in the Park Natural Regional of the Limousin, noted for its beautiful countryside and lan...
Located 16.8 km from Saint-Hilaire-les-Places55 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Chalet for 8 personsDomaine de la ribiere   NEW
Pageas
For your family vacation, cottage of 75 m² to 35 m² Annex 6 adults and two children, 3 bedrooms, terraces (covered and outdoor), fitted kitchen, en-suite, garage, surrounded by garden,...
Located 12.8 km from Saint-Hilaire-les-PlacesFrom 990 € to 1250 € per week 
House for 4 personsLa Petite Maison  
9.4
Champagnac-la-Rivière
A charming cozy cottage, situated in a quiet location close to local shops. This cottage is fully equipped to help you enjoy a relaxing holiday, with access to the heated pool. Ideal...
Located 20 km from Saint-Hilaire-les-PlacesFrom 325 € to 695 € per week 
House for 9 personsLa Grange  
9.8
Champagnac-la-Rivière
Located 30 minutes from Limoges in Haute Vienne / Perigord. This large family house With a heated pool is situated in a quiet corner of the countryside, tastefully and comfortably ...
Located 20 km from Saint-Hilaire-les-PlacesFrom 925 € to 1100 € 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 20 km from Saint-Hilaire-les-Places13.50 € per day 
60 places over 2 haCamping de Montréal    
9.3
Saint-Germain-les-Belles
Camping de Montréal. Quiet family campsite*** close to Limoges 87, exit 42(a few minutes from the A 20), on the border of the Corrèze and the Dordogne. Pitches/ Bungalow tents/ Chalets....
Located 27 km from Saint-Hilaire-les-Places 

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HOTELS

Au Moulin de la Gorce - Hotel in Saint-Hilaire-les-PlacesAu Moulin de la Gorce    
8.8
La Roche-l'Abeille
This hotel is set in a 16th century building in La Roche-l’Abeille, in the Limousin region. It offers a garden with a terrace and a pond, and guests are invited to dine in the Michelin-starred...
Located 10.2 km from Saint-Hilaire-les-PlacesRoom from 105 €
Hotel La Tour Blanche - Hotel in Saint-Hilaire-les-PlacesHotel La Tour Blanche     
7.8
Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche
Situated at the crossroads of the Dordogne and Corrèze regions, this brand new hotel welcomes you in green settings between town and countryside and it offers panoramic views of a small...
Located 13.7 km from Saint-Hilaire-les-PlacesRoom from 72 €
Logis Le Saint Eloi - Hotel in Saint-Hilaire-les-PlacesLogis Le Saint Eloi     
7
Solignac
Situated south of Limoges in the heart of the charming village of Solignac, this hotel offers quiet, comfortable accommodation on the Way of St James. The Logis Le Saint Éloi features...
Located 14.9 km from Saint-Hilaire-les-PlacesRoom from 69 €

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Inter Hotel Atrium
This Inter Hotel is located in the heart of Limoges and close to Benedictines SNCF Train Station. This 3-star hotel offers air-conditioned rooms equipped...
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