Limousin is a French region compound of three departments of the Corrèze, of the Creuse and the Haute-Vienne.
The region possesses a large number of areas of water. The vastest of them is the lake of Vassivière, which extends over approximately 1 000 hectares on horseback on the Haute-Vienne and the Creuse. Other main lakes are generally formed by dams (lake of Saint-Pardoux, lake of Bort-les-Orgues, lake of Lavaud-Gelade, lake of Lavaud).
The tourism concentrates around two major interests:
The green tourism, based on the sports of height-air, the hikes, the discovery of the natural spaces. This sector is particularly active on the tray of Millevaches, the South of the Haute-Vienne and the pond of Brive.
The cultural and patrimonial tourism, based on historic sites,the sites of memory, the industrial and craft heritage (china, enamel, tapestry, slate, tileries, glove factory, concentrated in diverse particular sites and in cities:Oradour-sur-Glane, Parc du Reynou, Musée du Président-Jacques-Chirac, Haras national de Pompadour, Musée de l'Évêché de Limoges, Aquarium du Limousin, Parc animalier des monts de Guéret, Parc Bellevue, Château de Sédières, Musée du Cloître de Tulle, Château de Val, Musée départemental de la Tapisserie d'Aubusson, Cascades de Gimel, Tours de Merle, Labyrinthe géant des monts de Guéret Site, Bateau-mouche de Vassivière, Château de Turenne Vedettes panoramiques du lac de Val, Musée national de la porcelaine Adrien Dubouché, Petit train touristique de Limoges.
Haute-Vienne and its green tourism, its castles, its gastronomy ........... Oradour-sur-Glane, his martyred village since June 10, 1944 and his memorial
Several villages of the Corrèze are particularly remarkable: Collonges-la-Rouge, Curemonte...His gastronomy feels well the country.