Approximately 10 minutes drive, is a small town situated in the beautiful countryside in the Valley of the Gartempe river. It houses a famous museum, a campsite, shops and restaurants. There is also a free open-air swimming pool.
The whole village is steeped in history and culture and is worth a visit, not only for the lovely architechture but also for some stunning views and exquisite culture.
Approximately 15 minutes drive, amongst verdant hills you will find an "inland sea" with coves, a marina, water sports facilities and beaches of fine sand.
A perfect venue for a day out with the family without having to worry about travelling for miles.
Approximately 15 minutes drive, Bellac was founded in the middle ages and has a 12th century church and many 16th to 18th century houses. It's parks and squares are most attractive and pleasant to sit in watching the hustle and bustle of the shopping streets. The playwright Jean Giraudoux was born here and Bellac has opened a museum in his memory. Bellac has two weekly markets on a Wednesday and Saturday morning and a trade fair on the 1st of each month. It is a thriving shopping town with many cultural and sporting events taking place throughout the year. In July the Jean Giraudoux Festival attracts a high standard of theatre, music and dance.
In the Haute-Vienne is the capital of the Limousin region. Modern Limoges was created after the French revolution by fusing the old settlement and adjacent castle into one larger town, and is best known today for producing some of the finest porcelain in the world.
Approximately 30 minutes drive, Le Dorat is a town of great charm and character. It is most famed for its
beautiful church, but the town has many interesting and historic features to
Approximately 30 minutes drive, Oradour-sur-Glane is a village that was burned and pillaged by the German army. The village has been left as it was after it was burnt to the ground in 1944 and is a great historical place to visit.
Entry to the village is free and you only have to pay if you want to watch a video of the villages history.
Visit and discover the diversity of the Fabulous World of Neptune, meeting the Inhabitants of Earth's Mightiest rivers and furthest oceans.
The aquarium is situated in Limoges, approximately 30 minutes from Etang de Planchon.
There are approximately 10 adventure parcs in France, the closest is approximately 46 miles from Etang de Planchon.
An adventure playground for both kids and adults, the Park offers climbing nets, zip lines, bungee jumping and much more.
Approximately 69 miles from Etang de Planchon is Futuroscope.
At Futuroscope you will find extreme thrills, images in giant-screen format, breathtaking shows, interactive adventures that will delight your senses, and more.
Over 25 experiences for all the family that bring you fun and a new way of exploring the world.
Located approximately 65 miles from Etang de Planchon, between Vauveix and Broussas, at the edge of the beautiful Lake Vassivière.
This new generation of park offers 91 activities to consume without moderation on your own, with a group, with friends or with family.
15 minutes from Etang de Planchon you will find The Aquatic Center in Bellac.
This public pool offers, in addition to swimming many different games:
A large 25m pool, a training pool with a splash pool and a 4 track water slide.
20 - 25 minutes from Etang de Planchon is an indoor swimming pool at La Souterraine.
Ideal for those of you wising to have a swim when the weather is a bit cooler.
5 - 10 minutes drive from Etang de Planchon is Grue Demoiselle.
Grue Demoiselle offer a wide range of spiritual workshops covering a variety of Mind, Body, Spirit and Soul subjects.
They offer both the wonderful healing and relaxing Bowen Technique Therapy treament and also Reiki healing sessions. Appointments are available throughout your stay so please contact them direct if you would like a pamper or have an injury preventing you from enjoying your fishing trip.
They also have visiting tutors offering a wide range of interesting workshops and welcome both residents and non-residents on most of them.
Check out the website for more information.
Here you will find a list of public swimming pools & facilities in the Limousin area.
The closest swimming pool to Etang de Planchon is not listed here, it is 5 minutes from the venue, in Chateauponsac, and it is free to use in July & August.