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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Creuse

Aubusson - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Creuse

The tapestry capital of Aubusson on the River Creuse has an important architectural heritage, the legacy of its rich past. A stroll through the town reveals unspoiled, picturesque narrow streets, large houses with turrets, period houses and fountains. Granite, an omnipresent material in the town's architecture, gives the place undeniable charm.

Not to be missed: the Terrade district, with its old stone bridge spanning the River Creuse and its beautiful houses nestling along the water; the Clock tower, former watchtower; the Sainte-Croix church and the ruins of the castle in the hills above the city; the House of the Tapestry-maker, a magnificent 16th-century house, dedicated to the history and the tradition of the Aubusson tapestry; the local Tapestry museum and its remarkable collections...

Additional information

Nestled in a verdant setting, the Capitale de la Tapisserie is located in the heart of France, in the department of Creuse, in the Limousin region.

On the occasion of a brief stop on your way or during your next vacation in Creuse or during a short stay in Aubusson; The rich heritage of this beautiful city deserves the detour...

The Tapestry of Aubusson, a centuries-old weaving art, was registered on 30 September 2009 as a UNESCO Intangible Heritage. This worldwide recognition celebrates more than 5 centuries of creation and craftsmanship; It honors all the weavers who for centuries have worked for this demanding activity.

Things to see and do

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Aubusson Tapestry Trades Ecomuseum
Arts and Crafts10 € to 80 € Aubusson

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Natural sites
Performance halls

Events and festivities

An Exceptional Hanging of Clément Cogitore
Painting Exhibition: Antoine Picot
Exhibition of tapestries and watercolors by Martine Peuker-Braun, Mélanie Aumenier and Daniel Bayl
Exhibition "Claudine Pochat"


Bridge of La Terrade
Bridge of La Terrade
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Building of the savings bank
Building of the savings bank
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Demonstration of weaving in the Maison du Tapissier
Demonstration of weaving in the Maison du Tapissier
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House of the old tapissier
House of the old tapissier
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals



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