Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #2 in Limoges, France


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 7 sights
Distance 2.3 km
Ascend 80 m
Descend 18 m

Experience Limoges in France in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Individual Sights in Limoges

Sight 1: Ancien four à porcelaine G.D.A.

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The Casseaux kiln is a porcelain kiln located in the commune of Limoges, in the Haute-Vienne. Its volume of 80 cubic meters made it possible to fire 15,000 pieces of porcelain simultaneously. It is the only one, among the five remains of round kilns still present in Limoges, to be classified as a historical monument, under the name of the former G.D.A. porcelain kiln, and accessible to the public.

Wikipedia: Four des Casseaux (FR)

717 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 2: Borne milliaire

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Borne milliaire

The milestone of Limoges was probably a Roman route column, found in France, known at least since the eighteenth century and destroyed in 1893 by the city of Limoges.

Wikipedia: Borne milliaire de Limoges (FR)

214 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 3: Khatchkar

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The Khachkar of Limoges is both a khachkar and a commemorative stele dedicated to the Armenian genocide located in the Jardin de l'Évêché in Limoges, Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Wikipedia: Stèle du génocide arménien de Limoges (FR)

185 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 4: Ancien évêché

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Ancien évêché Original téléversé par Lucas Destrem sur Wikipédia français. / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Musée de l'Évêché, officially called since 2008 the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Limoges, Palais de l'Évêché (BAL) is a museum in France. Municipal museum of the city of Limoges (Haute-Vienne), it occupies the former episcopal palace of the eighteenth century, in the old historic district of the Cité in the middle of remarkable French gardens.

Wikipedia: Palais épiscopal de Limoges (FR)

169 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 5: Cathédrale Saint-Étienne

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Limoges Cathedral is a Roman Catholic church located in Limoges, France. It is a national monument and the seat of the Bishop of Limoges. The cathedral is in the Gothic, Renaissance and Romanesque architectural styles.

Wikipedia: Limoges Cathedral (EN)

668 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 6: Maison du peuple

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The Maison du Peuple de Limoges is a building built in 1936 in Limoges (France), intended to accommodate trade union activities.

Wikipedia: Maison du Peuple (Limoges) (FR)

309 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 7: Chapelle Saint-Aurélien

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Chapelle Saint-Aurélien This Photo was taken by croucrou / Sylvain Crouzillat Cette Photo a été prise par croucrou / Sylvain Crouzillat More pictures in my personal gallery Plus de photos dans ma galerie personnelle Plus d'info sur moi sur mon site web | / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Chapel of St. Aurelianus is a 15th and 17th-century chapel that hosts the relics of Saint Aurelianus in Limoges, Haute-Vienne, France. It is an official Historic Monument.

Wikipedia: Chapel of St. Aurelianus, Limoges (EN)


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