EXPLORE LA CREUSE REGION

Staying at Camping au Gallois Petit Bois provides an ideal base for a visit to La Creuse.

Unspoilt, typically French and still a little undiscovered, La Creuse in the Limousin (now part of the Nouvelle Aquitaine) region of central France, is the perfect place to relax and unwind with rolling countryside dotted with ancient forests, a network of stunning lakes, dramatic river gorges, beautiful chateaux and charming and characterful towns and villages.

This amazing area really has something for everyone.

Perfect for outdoor adventures. Cycling, fishing, kayaking and other watersports, walking, climbing and horse riding are just some of the many activities on offer, or simply relax in the beautiful scenery of La Creuse.

Perfect for history and culture vultures. La Creuse also has a rich culture and heritage. Visit the beautiful towns of Aubusson and Felletin with their history of tapestry making. Take inspiration from the landscapes and architecture painted by famous artists such as Claude Monet, Armand Guillaumin and Francis Picabia. Bring your own easel or sketchbook and create your own masterpiece or get out your camera for some wonderful landscape photography opportunites.

Perfect for foodies. If food is your passion you are spoilt for choice in La Creuse, with everything from fine dining to local cafes and traditional shops and French street markets selling a wealth of local produce including the world famous French Limousin Beef raised in the region.

Perfect for star-gazers and those looking for peace and tranquility. The rural location of Camping Gallois au Petit Bois means we have very little traffic noise and no light pollution, providing an ideal get away from it all holiday.

THINGS TO SEE & DO

Plan d'eau de la Roussille 

Just 4km away. A lake with a beach. Lifeguard service in July and August. Also fishing, cafe, children's playground, outdoor shower and toilets.

Gueret Etang de Courtille

Near Gueret, large lake with a beach, restaurant, water sports, fishing, children's activities.

Loups de Chabrieres

Animal park with wolves in a natural enclosure.

Les Pierres Jaumatres

Walking trail taking in interesting and unique rock formations.

The Walnut Tree 

Goat farm and shop selling cheeses, fresh bread and other local, home made/ home grown produce at nearby Nouziers. English speaking owners.

Goûts du Berry 

Offering vineyard tours of Châteaumeillant, a lesser known Loire valley AOC in the Le Berry province and the most central vineyard in France. English speaking.

Towns and Villages

Chateaux and Castles

The Valley of Painters

Aubusson-Felletin Tapestry

Nature and Scenery

Sporting Activities

Fishing

Vassivière Lake

Festivals and Events

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