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Aubusson

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Creuse

Aubusson - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Creuse
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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...

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Aubusson

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

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Natural sites
Performance halls
Transport

Events and festivities

Christian Girard Paintings Exhibition
Screening of the Film Director Presence dams Nicolas Ubelmann
Art Trail: FIQ

Photos

Creuse
Creuse
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The Bridge Terrade
The Bridge Terrade
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Building of the savings bank
Building of the savings bank
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weaving demonstration in the House Tapissier
weaving demonstration in the House Tapissier
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House of the old upholsterer
House of the old upholsterer
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City Hall
City Hall
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The city
The city
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The city
The city
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Creuse
Creuse
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The city
The city
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The city
The city
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The city
The city
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The Holy Cross Church
The Holy Cross Church
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The interior of the Holy Cross Church
The interior of the Holy Cross Church
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Creuse
Creuse
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Clock tower
Clock tower
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

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