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Car hire in Limoges

Car hire in Limoges

Limoges may not be one of the typical tourist destinations in France, but this doesn't mean there isn't plenty to do and see in the city. With a history dating back to the middle ages, a fascinating past in the porcelain industry and stunning areas to visit, Limoges is worth a trip.

What I need to know

There are a fair few car hire companies operating in Limoges, each offering a range of vehicles and prices. This means you can find the perfect car and price to suit your needs. You can do this easily by using our site, which also means you'll benefit from 24/7 customer support and free cancellation should you need it.

Where to pick up my car

If you're flying to Limoges, you're able to pick up your hire car from Limoges Airport (LIG), as several operators can be found there. Car hire desks are in the arrivals hall of the terminal.

Alternatively, you can also pick up your car at a number of city centre locations, as well as the train station, if this is more convenient.

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Where to go

From beautifully ancient buildings to caves running under the city, Limoges offers a number of stunning contrasts for you to explore. You can learn all about how it became the big name in porcelain, shop at the bustling markets or head to the gorgeous Cathedral Saint-Etienne. So long as you have your hire car, you'll have no trouble getting around.

Nearby Limoges

One place you need to head to if you're in Limoges is the Quartier de la Boucherie. Here you'll find wonderfully picturesque ancient streets, lined with timber houses and boutique shops. It is the ideal place to really take in the history of the city, although it's worth noting that you'll need to park up close by to explore the area.

Longer drives

Just over an hour away from Limoges is Lac de Vassivière. The perfect option for a relaxing day, the lake is one of the largest artificial bodies of water in France. Here you can take a swim, unwind on the beach or enjoy some watersports.

You can also head to another French city if you don't mind a longer drive, with Bergerac being just over two hours avay via the A20 and A89.

Eating and drinking

As with any location in France, you'll find delicious food in Limoges. As well as the classic great bread, cheese and wine that the country is known for, you'll also find succulent Limousin steak and sweet mini madeleines on most menus. Eating out is definitely recommended and there is no shortage of places to do so.

Things to do

As well as wandering around and taking in the history of Limoges, there are also several museums you can go to, including the Musee de la Resistance and Musee Municipal. These are worth exploring if you want to find out more about the area. You can also go to Parc Zoo du Reynou, which is a fun day out for the whole family.


Because Limoges has been around for so long, you'll discover that it holds a fantastic mix of buildings from different points throughout history. One that you can't miss is the Cathedrale St-Etienne. While not the oldest building in the city, it is incredibly beautiful both inside and out, making it the perfect opportunity for some holiday photos.


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