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Creuse, France

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Creuse is a department in central France named after the Creuse River. Creuse, which is part of the region of Limousin, is located in the Massif Central. The department is a rural paradise; offering rolling hills intersected by steep valleys. The area has plateaux, forests, lakes & rivers - attracting visitors in search of the great outdoors. The woodlands are dominated by oak, ash, chestnut, hazel and prune trees.

Guéret is the capital town of the Creuse and is located on the edge of the Chabrières forest a must-visit when you stay in a holiday cottage in Creuse, France. It has an interesting Art and Archaeology museum, be sure not to miss Guéret’s Giant Maze – one of the biggest mazes in the world!

Rent a self catering holiday home in Creuse and visit Aubusson, another important Creuse town which is well-known for its tapestry and carpets that have been famous throughout the world since the 14th century. There is a famous collection of Aubusson tapestries at Vallon-Pont-d'Arc. The Creuse River runs across the department from the northeast to the northwest and it was the clear waters of the Creuse that enabled Aubusson to become a centre for making the coloured dyes used for tapestries & rugs.

A historically rich and traditionally rural lightly-populated area with beautiful preserved landscapes, ancient and typical art de vivre, original stone architecture, no major urban centre and many heritage site such as castles, abbeys and Celtic stone monuments: the Creuse department has become a Green tourism destination since the late 1990s.

The major tourist attractions for those who rent a holiday house in the Creuse include the tapestry museum in Aubusson and the many castles, notably those of Villemonteix, Boussac, and Banizette. The monastery of Moutier-d'Ahun has exceptional wood carvings from the 17th century. Creuse is also home to a large animal park named Les Loups de Chabrières containing some of France's few remaining wolves, held in semi-captivity. It includes European Grey Wolves, Canadian White Wolves and two Canadian Black Wolves in five distinct enclosures.

Travelling to your Creuse holiday rental accommodation

By road: The department is well located for reaching all of France’s major cities. The A20 connecting Paris to Toulouse runs through part of the department and the A71 connecting Paris to Clermont Ferrand is close to the department’s eastern border also. Journey time from Paris is just under 4 hours. By rail: Guret train station offers regional services throughout Creuse. There is no direct link to Paris at this time. Therefore take a train to La Souterraine or Limoges and continue to Paris Austerlitz. Journey time is approximately under 4 hours. By air: The nearest international airport is at Limoges. Both Ryan air and Flybe offer direct flights to London Stansted, East Midlands and Southampton. Check for seasonal timetable changes. 

 

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Beautifully Restored, Spacious and Secluded House Near Mortagne sur Gironde, Charente Maritime

Beautifully Restored, Spacious and Secluded House Near Mortagne sur Gironde, Charente Maritime

Weekly Rental: GBP 700 to GBP 1250

8 sleeps

La Maison Milou is a beautifully restored, spacious and secluded detached house in a peaceful hamlet near the small and

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Beautiful Riverside Holiday Home in Confolens, Charente

Beautiful Riverside Holiday Home in Confolens, Charente

Weekly Rental: GBP 400 to GBP 600

7 sleeps

Set on the banks of the Vienne, just across a quiet, local road. Riverside Holiday Home in Confolens with a large, gated

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Ski in / Ski out 6 bed apartment in 3 Valleys

Ski in / Ski out 6 bed apartment in 3 Valleys

Weekly Rental: GBP to GBP

6 sleeps

Lovely apartment situated at the entrance of the Vallée des Belleville, at 1450 meters, this small village has a unique

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Two Detached Holiday Homes in Saone-et-Loire, Southern Burgundy

Two Detached Holiday Homes in Saone-et-Loire, Southern Burgundy

Weekly Rental: GBP 220 to GBP 450

10 sleeps

Two detached stone properties in a hamlet amongst picturesque vineyards and countryside. Delightful exclusive terraces

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Chateau Treve Raisin in Saone-et-Loire, Near to Lyon and Burgundy, Beaujolais and Val de la Loire vineyards

Chateau Treve Raisin in Saone-et-Loire, Near to Lyon and Burgundy, Beaujolais and Val de la Loire vineyards

Weekly Rental: GBP 1400 to GBP 1400

4 sleeps

The château is situated in its own gated grounds and enjoys views over the foothills of the Beaujolais mountains and

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Reduction on 2 week Booking

Reduction on 2 week Booking

Farm House with private Pool July 13 to July 27th £150 reduction on the two week booking..

Peak season reduction

Peak season reduction

Special Offer -10% discount on the remaining summer week 25th August-1st September 18 - enquire now!

8 au 13 JUILLET CINQ NUITS

8 au 13 JUILLET CINQ NUITS

TARIF D'EXCEPTION CHALET COMPLET jusque 15 personnes 195 € à régler au réceptionniste, non compris dans location

2 and 3 week offer

2 and 3 week offer

150€ off two week and 320€ off three week bookings.

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