The Haute Vienne departement is in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region
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In the Massif Central and bordering the Aquitaine the river Vienne west and is then diverted to the north and the Loire.Valleys, forest and mountain streams are abundant. The French Resistance had a very important role in the area.
Towns and cities
The city of Limoges is famous for the Fiance and porcelaine.
Gites, Bed and breakfast, Chambres hotes
Chateau Ribagnac is more than a romantic castle that has been lovingly converted into chambres d'hôtes; it is a breathtaking country retreat. Built in 1647, the château has accumulated character and style over the ages. It perfectly combines the charm and atmosphere of the old with the comfort and convenience of the modern.
Chateau Ribagnac provides the luxury experience of country house living that is elegant as well as warm and friendly. We offer table d'hôtes, specializing in delicious regional fare, a selection of wines and aperitifs.
A warm welcome and good food awaits you at this delightful early 17th century manor house in the heart of rural Limousin(87), the French lake district. Just 35km from Limoges and close to the A20 Paris - Toulouse autoroute,La Croix is the ideal place to:
Explore Limousin, the unspoiled, least-populated region and heart of rural France
Tour the French lake district, with its forests, rivers and enchanting chateaux Relax, Horse ride swim, sail or fish at Lake Vassiviere, one of Frances' major holiday centres.
Go walking or cycling in safety on hundreds of kilometers of quiet roads and byways
Enjoy golf or go hunting with the local chasseurs Visit the world-famous porcelain city of Limoges, rich in history and culture Convenient stop over on your journey to the South of France, Spain or the Pyrenees
Enjoy La Croix du Rehs' 4-acre landscaped park with its own shaded boules court All rooms are en-suite, and welcome guests of any kind: couples, families, with pets etc. Dinner can be arranged on request.
There is much to see and do while enjoying your vacation at La Croix du Reh, and its owners are always pleased to share their home with guests from all over the world.Comments: Rated 3 star by B&B Francaise, recommended by Alaistar Sawdays Special Places to Stay 2003
Tennis-200m (in the village),golf - within 18km, swimming - lake in the village - 500m, riding facilities- within 12km, fishing - lake locally(500m) or within 15km, all shops in the village.
Rates (breakfast included):
55 - 60 Euros 1 person, 65 - 70 Euros 2 People.
Baby cot available.
Dinner 29 Euros pp, special diets available.