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Facilities
The village of Sussac has a grocery that also sells bread, and a post office. In Domps (3 km) is a bar-restaurant. The nearest supermarket is in Châteauneuf-la-Forêt (10 km). There are branches of the Crédit Agricole Bank in Châteauneuf-la-Forêt and Eymoutiers (15 km). Both have electronic banking facilities.
A doctor's practice and a pharmacy can be found in Châteauneuf-la-Forêt (10 km).

Nearby attractions
Les Saules is situated in a beautiful landscape full of variation. From the campsite you can make a fine walk in the woods along the shores of the river Combade. Beautiful trips can be made in the hilly and wooded surroundings on foot, by bike or by car. We have discriptions of the official footpaths for you.

Landscape with the famous Limousin cows

The landscape is dominated by the Mont Gargan, on the top of which stand the ruins of a chapel. On the Mont Gargan you can enjoy a beautiful wide sight and the magnificent sunset.

La Cascade des Jarraudstop of which stand the ruins of a chapel. On the Mont Gargan you can enjoy a beautiful wide sight and the magnificent sunset.

La Cascade des Jarrauds is very worthwhile: it consists of a beautiful series of waterfalls where young and old can stroll, climb and bathe.

Cascades des JarraudsCascades des JarraudsCascades des Jarrauds

In Nedde is an interesting insect and butterfly museum for children.

In Le Vigen (45 km) is the beautiful Parc du Reynou, where 600 animals of 130 species live. You will be amazed by the splendour of the landscaped park and will be charmed by the beauty of the animal world.

In Nedde, La Croisille-sur-Brince and Chamberet you can find a centre for riding horseback.
The Millevaches Plateau and the Vassivière Lake with 1000 hectare of watersport facilities are 25 km away.
On the Vassivière Isle is the The International Center of Art and Landscape with its museum for modern art, designed by Aldo Rossi.

Landscape on the Plateau de Millevaches
Lac de VassivièreMuseum for modern art
Ile de Vassivière - Landscape artIle de Vassivière - Landscape art

On the shores of the Vassivière lake, the parc D’ARBRE EN ARBRE offers lots of exciting ways to get from one tree to another.

Parc D’ARBRE EN ARBREParc D’ARBRE EN ARBRE

In Peyrat-le-Château is a donkey farm, les Ânes de Vassivière, which organises donkey-trekking.



Limoges
is a large town, some 45 km away, with an old butchers' quarter, china shops, the Gothic Cathedral, the Musée national Adrien Dubouché (ceramics, glass, porcelain), the Aquarium of the Limousin, and the Musée de Beaux-Arts de Limoges with a beautifull collection of enameled reliquaries and crosses.

Limoges - Pont Saint Etienne en de kathedraal
Lioges - shopping streetLimoges - Butchers' quarterLimoges - station

Six villages in the Limousin region are classified as the most beautiful villages in France: Treignac, Curemonte, Ségur-le-Château, Saint-Robert and Mortemart.
There are numerous towns and villages with interesting Roman churches and abbeys such as St. Léonard de Noblat, Eymoutiers, Lestards and Solignac. The attractive town of Uzerche on the river Vézère is also 45 km away.

Lestards - Little church with thatched roof Lestards - stained-glass windowTreignac - small church tower

There is a diversity of castles and museums such as the Rochechouart Castle with its famous museum for modern art and the wonderfully furnished Bonneval Castle in Coussac-Bonnebal. In the abbey St. André of the charming little town of Meymac (48 km) you can find a Centre for Modern Art. In Saint Jean Ligoure (40 km) are the ruins of the Châlucet Castle. This castle has no entry fee, but guided tours are proposed.

Rochecouart Castleart work of Richard Long temidden van oude fresco'sCoussac-Bonneval Castle
Chalusset CastleChalusset CastleChalusset Castle

Very worth while is l'Espace Paul Rebeyrolle in Eymoutiers, a beautiful museum devoted to the French artist Paul Rebeyrolle.

Espace Paul RebeyrolleEspace Paul RebeyrolleEspace Paul Rebeyrolle

Very impressive is Oradour: this small town was destroyed by the Nazis and is now a war monument.

At your arrival you will receive a packet of tourist information.

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