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What to do

There are plenty of things to do.
Whether you like looking around the local markets, fairs and farms for some fresh produce to enjoy for lunch, dining 'al-fresco' on the patio at La Maison de Cromac or you may prefer to dine out and sample of the world renowned Limousin Beef followed by the local dish of Cherry Clafouti, the Haute-Vienne has it all.

If you prefer something more active then there are plenty of opportunities for walking, hiking, cycling and horse riding within the vacinity of La Maison de Cromac. There is a swimming pool with water slide and a lakeside literally 5 mins from the house at Lac Mondon and there are plenty of other lakes located nearby including the more notable St Pardoux & Lac Vassiviere which is one of the largest man made lakes in france, with beaches, restaurants, watersports, cycle and walkways.

You may enjoy the more historical and art side of France and there are plenty of churches, chateaux, museums and art galleries to enjoy. The departments capital Limoges being world renowned for its Ceramics and definitely worth a days excursion.

There are plenty of activities for the younger members with a whole host of Theme & Adventure Parks, from climbing through the trees to travelling along the velorail or discovering the region geo-caching, there's are lots to keep the younger members of the family entertained.

There is much more that could be added to the list but hopefully, this gives you a flavour of the exciting adventures and experiences that may be had around La Maison de Cromac.  There are also numerous high quality restaurants in the area as well as friendly local cafes and bars.  Whether you chose to rest and relax or to live each day full of action and adventure, one thing is assured; your holiday seem to be too short!


Markets, Fairs & Farms

One thing the French are famous for and that is its markets. Experience the hustle and bustle of real French life as you browse the stalls for fresh bread, vegetables, fish, fruit and handicrafts. Enjoy local producers & farms. more info

Food & Drink, Eating Out

Much of Haute-Vienne’s cuisine is the simple country fare found throughout Limousin; hearty soups, fresh fish from Haute-Vienne’s many lakes and rivers and good, finely marbled beef from red-brown Limousin cattle. more info


Hiking & Walking

The Haute-Vienne has more than 2500 Km of marked and maintained trails to offer to walkers. There are also Long distance hiking trails (St Jacques de Compostelle) and the long distance trail of Monts de Blond et Monts d’Ambazac. more info

Lakes, Pools & Beaches

Here, enjoy the pleasures of water in an unspoilt countryside: all the great lakes and large ponds have their own beaches. More than 20 water sites are waiting for you in the Haute-Vienne. Find out why the Limousin is called the Lake District of France... more info


Cycling & Horse Riding

The Haute-Vienne and its generous countryside & woodland is well suited to both off-road-cycling & horse riding. Whilst it's quiet underlating roads, beautiful towns & scenery are ideal for road cycling... more info

Adventure & Animal Parks

Theme, Adventure & Animal Parks the Limousin has them all. There is something for all tastes and ages and hopefully something different too. more info


Water Activities

With the abundance of lakes & rivers in the region there are plenty of watersport activities from Kayaking, Canoeing, Sailing, Water Skiing, Wind Surfing to Wake Boarding... more info

Lake & River Fishing

The variety of calm waters and fast flowing torrents on the River Vienne ensure great fishing and a range of species including game fish, bream, barbel and trout for more experienced anglers. more info


Golf & Other Activities

Enjoy Golf in the beautiful Limousin countryside. 10 Golf Courses across the three Limosin departments, Haute-Vienne, Correze & Creuse. Also some other activities you want to try! more info

Food & Drink

Food & Drink

A taste of the Limousin

There are many gastronomic delights to savour in the Limousin region, from Limousin beef to cherry claffouti and chestnuts to the Pomme du Limousin

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Accommodation and Facilities


Enjoy a relaxing stay

At La Maison de Cromac you'll find a Family Holiday Home that sleeps 6 + cot located in a small village in the Haute-Vienne, France

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