Tulle, France

Self Catering Tulle Holiday Homes, Gites and Cottages to Rent

Tulle is the capital of the Corrèze department in the Limousin region in central France. A visit to Tulle is the chance to discover a tranquil part of France; situated on the Plateau of Limousin in the Central Massif, it enjoys many lakes in the surrounding area. Tulle is found on the meandering River Correze. This means there are many splendid views over the river to be enjoyed from various points in the town.

Historically the town has been an important centre for lace production, and was the town where the material called tulle - a finely woven material used for wedding veils - was invented.

When you rent a Holiday Home in Tulle, make sure you allow time to explore the town’s fascinating winding lanes and interesting boulevards. Be prepared to be bowled over by its impressive houses – some as old as the fourteenth century – with an imposing Hôtel de Ville at the end of the main commercial street.

When you stay in a Tulle Holiday Cottage, perhaps the most important monument to visit is Tulle Cathedral. Built next to the river in the 12th to 13th centuries, it incorporates both roman and gothic style elements. The imposing belltower was added after the main cathedral was finished. Inside the cathedral cloisters the Museum of Traditional Arts has some interesting exhibits, drawn from the history of both the cathedral, and from Tulle and the surrounding region..

When you Rent Self-Catering Holiday Accommodation in Tulle, you’ll want to visit the market, which is held every Wednesday in front of the Cathedral. Lace, clothes and an extensive selection of local produce is for sale.

The area around Tulle is also a water lovers paradise with rivers and lakes - making it a centre for fishing, sailing, canoeing and kayaking.

To get to your Tulle Holiday Home: If you arrive by plane Limoges or Rodez are the closest airports offering flights with Flybe and Ryanair to and from the UK. By train: The TGV from Paris Austerlitz goes to Limoges Benedictins.  From Limoges take the train to Tulle via Brive La Gaillard. By car, allow a day’s drive from Northern France’s ferry ports.

Tulle’s climate is influenced by several things it is mostly oceanic, with a bit of continental and also mountain effects! This means that Tulle enjoys very hot summers and severe frosts in winter.