Frequently Asked Questions

La foire aux questions

La foire aux questions

How to have a good holiday in the countryside?

Our Limousine campaign is really beautiful and attractive. If you want to have a good vacation, relaxing and active at the same time, this is the place to come.

Every summer, our villages organize festivals, farmers' markets and all kinds of activities that will allow you to make the most of your days.

By coming to Pensol, you will be in the heart of the Périgord Limousin Natural Park and therefore ideally located to spend an excellent, varied and unforgettable holiday.

Where can you enjoy swimming for a good vacation in France?

Limousin is a region rich in swimming ponds. You can easily enjoy relaxing by the water here.

Coming to La Vieille Maison de Pensol, you will have an 8-minute drive to the St Saud Lacoussière pond, equipped for swimming, with shaded rest areas, a refreshment bar and a restaurant on site. You can also practice fishing there as in many other nearby ponds.

Can we have a pleasant holiday in Périgord Limousin?

By coming to our region you can visit many tourist sites. Pensol being located in the heart of the Périgord Limousin regional natural park, it is between Dordogne and Haute-Vienne and even in the nearby Charente, that you can travel our country paths to discover our tourist gems. Towns like Oradour sur Glane, Brantôme, St Yriex la Perche, Limoges or Angoulème are located less than an hour from Pensol, they are unmissable. You can also discover small typical villages, castles, caves, take multiple hikes to discover the richness of our territory.

Where can you spend your vacation for an authentic and local experience?

Périgord-Limousin is typically the region ideally suited to live an authentic experience and enjoy all that the local area offers you.
Here we live with what nature gives us.The forests offer you freshness, hiking, discovery, pleasure. Local producers allow you to taste good, varied and quality products. Find them in the region's markets and at occasional summer events in the villages of Périgord and Limousin.

Where to go depending on the season?

The perfect place ? it's our home of course

Périgord-Limousin is a magnificent region in all seasons.
In spring, nature offers you shades of green, apple blossoms, the return of hikes in the sun, the monuments which open again
In summer, you will enjoy the peak tourist season, the bustling markets, village festivals, aperitifs on the terrace, concert evenings in local restaurants
Autumn is ideal for picking mushrooms and collecting chestnuts, autumn festivals, the return of the porcini markets, dinners by the fire
Winter brings you Christmas markets in all the villages, the one in Limoges magnificent every year!A cocooning atmosphere at the Vieille Maison de Pensol, the pleasure of a good tea or hot chocolate when you return from your walk.

Where to go in France this summer?

Your next vacation spot could probably be a secret, more confidential place, off the beaten track?
A place where nature is preserved, far from the crowds?
A unique place, to create unique memories?
A place where your friends have never been and that you would enjoy showing them to?

Come and discover Périgord-Limousin!
Come and spend your holidays at the Vieille Maison de Pensol, in the Lo Maïsou gîte, so that your holidays are your best holidays!

What are the best places to visit in France this summer?

Going to Haute-Vienne means discovering great places!
On the La Vieille Maison de Pensol website, you can discover several routes created for you especially to allow you to discover a new destination, new Limousin gems, every day.

Where to spend the best vacation in France?

Périgord-Limousin is a region rich in history, culture and natural beauty, making it an ideal holiday destination for many reasons:

1. Historical heritage : The region is home to many historic sites, including Château de Jumilhac , a magnificent castle dating from the 13th to 17th centuries, and the Grottes de Villars , a fascinating prehistoric cave.

2. Natural beauty: Périgord-Limousin is known for its picturesque landscapes, lush forests and winding rivers. It is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts 1 .

3. Gastronomy : The region is famous for its delicious cuisine, including foie gras and truffles. You can taste these local delicacies at the many restaurants and markets in the area.

4. Activities : Whether you like cycling, hiking, canoeing or just relaxing and enjoying the views, there is always something to do in Périgord-Limousin 1 .

5. Hospitality : The people of the region are known for their warm hospitality and love of their region.They will be happy to share their local knowledge with you.

6. Diversity of experiences : Whether you are interested in history, nature, gastronomy or outdoor activities, Périgord-Limousin has something to offer everyone.

In short, Périgord-Limousin offers a unique combination of history, natural beauty, delicious gastronomy and exciting activities that make it an unforgettable vacation destination.

Enjoy your trip !