The department has a wealth of places for people to visit including the attractive town of Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat and the poignant village of Oradour-sur Glane, destroyed in WWII by the German army, and maintained in the same condition in tribute to those who lost their lives there.
Going west you can see the castle (and meteorite site) at Rochechouart and on to the Regional Natural Parc of Perigord-Limousin, and the transition to the landscapes of the northern Dordogne.
Arriving in Villefranche sur Mer makes you feel as though you have discovered a hidden gem.
The fact that it sits between Monaco and Nice is a good reminder that others have been before you but the fact remains that this place has a special feel.
In the 16th century, Jarnages had a certain importance as a Protestant stronghold, but the Governor of the Marane retook it in 1691.Everyone needs to take a day and see Chartres and its Cathedral, about 50 miles south and west of Paris, city centre.Take the metro to Gare Montparnasse, which is just south (and next) to the tall skyscraper that dominates the Paris skyline.An area of farming and forestry, comprising the village and several hamlets situated some 6 miles (9.7 km) east of Guéret, at the junction of the N145 with the D11 and the D3.During the French Revolution of 1848, 16 villagers were killed attempting to seek the release of their friends, imprisoned for tax evasion.