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Aquapolis water park, Limoges

Aquapolis Water Park, Limoges
Aquapolis, Aquatic Centre, Limoges
Aquapolis, Aquatic Centre, Limoges.
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Aquapolis is a recently opened Water park in Limoges. With olympic size swimming pools, many smaller leisure pools, saunas, jacuzzis, massage rooms and a gym, this centre provides a fantastic indoor Aquatic complex to rival Nautilis in Angouleme. Prices at present are Eu 5.30 for adults and Eu 4.20 for under 14’s. (Under 3’s free).

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Oradour Sur Glane

Martyred village of Oradour sur Glane
Martyred village - oradour sur glane

This is the martyred World War II village. On 10th June 1944 as the allies were advancing through northern France and more and more German units were being moved north, being fearful of a strong rear-guard action by the French resistance, the Waffen SS rounded up 642 men, women and children in this peaceful (non-resistance) town and brutally put them to death by fire and arms. Continue reading Oradour Sur Glane

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Chateau La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de la Rochefoucauld

Chateau at La Rochefoucauld The Chateau at Rochefoucauld. Rather easier to digest than the chateaux in the Loire, as it is smaller, well restored and furnished and is still lived-in by the family. Well worth a morning’s visit – kids (of all ages!) can dress up in mediaeval costume for their visit. 
The town is also charming with good places to stop and eat.