About the neighbourhood
Capital of the Haute-Vienne department in the Limousin region, the city of Limoges lies on the banks of the Vienne River. It is celebrated mostly for its internationally renowned porcelain as well as its enamel and stained glass handicrafts a City of Art and History.
Limoges is known for its 19th-century porcelain (Limoges porcelain) and for its oak barrels which are used for Cognac and Bordeaux production. Some are even exported to wineries in California.
Limoges porcelain became famous during the 19th century. More than 50% of all porcelain made in France comes from Limoges.
Limoges has a cathedral 13th–16th cent., a notable ceramics museum, and an art gallery containing many works by Renoir, who was born there.
You are only 10 mins by car, from the centre of the town of Limoges. 3 minutes drive from shops, Intermarche and Aldi.