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Limoges— 3 nights
Known for its medieval enamels on copper (Limoges enamels), its 19th-century porcelain (Limoges porcelain), and for its oak barrels used for Cognac production, Limoges has a creative flair with historic significance.Get out of town with these interesting Limoges side-trips: Saint jean de cole (in Saint-Jean-de-Cole), Brantome (Abbaye de Brantome & Brantome Police Horses & Friends) and Grotte de Tourtoirac (in Perigueux). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Oradour-sur-Glane, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale St-Etienne, admire the striking features of Gare de Limoges, and step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Jumilhac.
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If you are flying in from Egypt, the closest major airports are Limoges Airport, Bergerac-Roumanière Airport and Tours-Val-de-Loire Airport. In April, daily temperatures in Limoges can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Limoges
Brantome, Oradour-sur-Glane, Saint jean de cole, Chateau de Jumilhac, Grotte de Tourtoirac
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