The cradle of Marchoise tapestry, the town of Felletin is still renowned today for this traditional craft whose know-how is perpetuated by the Pinton studios.
In the historic centre, architecture fans absolutely must visit the Moutier church, a beautiful building of the 12th and 15th centuries. Topped by a high square bell tower with three floors, this monument is home to magnificent frescoes dating from the 15th century.
The visit of Felletin continues with the charming garden of the cloister adjoining the Moutier church, the streets lined with beautiful old granite houses, the lantern of the dead dating from the 13th century, and the church of the Castle of Gothic Languedoc style, which is home to tapestry exhibitions.
Felletin, cited building, is also a city of character as evidenced by the magnificent homes (fifteenth - sixteenth), fountains, architectural details... To discover over the streets, an exceptional religious heritage as the Gothic church of the Castle or the church of Moutier recently restored. The belvedere on rue Gustave Degaine offers a magnificent view of the Lycée des Métiers du Bâtiment, which was celebrated in 2011 as well as on the city and the Millevaches plateau. Take the time to go to the media library, installed in a Renaissance style mansion or on the banks of the Creuse to discover the Roby Bridge, medieval bridge located near the former diamond cutting workshop "the cooperative diamond dealer Felletinoise ". Do not miss the cloister garden and the garden of the white chapel.
To discover at the exit of Felletin, the dam of the Combes, paradise of the fishermen.
Guided tours of the felletinois heritage: artisanal spinning of Terrade wool, Pinton tapestry workshops, diamond cooperative "La Felletinoise", architectural and religious heritage circuit, sound walk.
Outdoor activities: hiking on the trails felletinois (circuit available at the Tourist Office), geocaching, horseback riding, fishing, petanque, tennis...
Thematic exhibitions organized at the media library and the town hall of Felletin.
Textile courses: wool felt, spinning with spinning wheels, vegetable dyes...
For more information, contact the Aubusson Tourist Office and Felletin.
Festival Dances, Music and Voices of the World, organized by the association The Doors of the world: early August, and for five days.
Exhibition of tapestries of the Castle Church: from May to October.
Book Day, meetings and dedications with more than 60 authors: the Friday before August 15th.
Antiquités-Brocante Day: the 3rd Sunday of August.
National Days of Wool Felletin: the last weekend of October. Cradle of tapestry, Felletin has been associated with textile production for six centuries. Today, the tradition remains an economic reality with the activity of the Terrade wool mill and the Pinton tapestry factory. For 3 days, Felletin, celebrates wool and textile creation. On the program: company visits, craft show with more than 100 exhibitors from all over France, demonstrations workshops (knitting, spinning, felt...), children's workshops (scoubilaine, braiding, weaving...), conference...
Salon Batinov: in November.