Places to visit in Europe

Limousin

 

Masbareau manor, charming bed and breakfast near Limoges

Limousin region in the heart of France.

Limousin in a couple of words

The Limousin region comprises 3 departements (Corrèze, Creuse and Haute-Vienne) with a total of 747 towns and villages. 712 500 inhabitants live in Limousin. This means a density of 42 inhabitants only per square kilometer (average of 108 inhabitants for France).

Limousin is an old French province already mentioned by Julius Caesar. During the roman time Augustoritum was the regional capital city of Limousin which later will become Limoges.

Climate

Limousin gets most of the rain fall in Winter. Summertime is warm and sometimes very dry.
In the mountains of Limousin, there is an average of 115 days of frost per year.