Pensol is a small commune in the heart of the Périgord-Limousin regional National Park.

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In the South of the Department of Haute-Vienne, a few kilometres away from the Dordogne and Charente, the region is conducive to outdoor activities, but also to the discovery of a natural, cultural and historical heritage.

Around Pensol you will find forests, rivers, castles, and thousand beautiful walks between Perigord and Limousin, without forgeting to discover the local gastronomy.

The National regional Parc of Périgord Limousin extends over a vast territory stretching from the Bocage Limousin to the Perigord valleys, passing by the massif of the Feuillardiers where the old

House of Pensol is located. Many activities and outdoor recreation are offered (Geocaching, watersports in many waterbodies, velorail). For hiking the GR 654 (path of Saint Jacques de Compostela) passes a few meters from our house.

Beautiful gardens and natural sites are also worth a visit. Travelling along the route of Richard the Lionheart which crosses the territory, you’ll witness of many listed or classified monuments.

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Also, don’t forget the handicraft and gastronomy. The Périgord-Limousin is a land of know-how to discover within numerous workshops museums. It’s also a place where you can enjoy many cultural events as festival or traditional market.

A few ideas, some links…

Tourism Meteorite

Gallery Saint Junien

Museum of Casseaux

Feuillardiers Périgord Limousin

Space Hermeline

Périgord Dronne Belle

House of Foie Gras

And much more on the site Limousin tourism

 

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Your stay in bike …

While staying at La Vieille Maison, you may be want to discover the region differently? Why not bike?

To allow you to make these little getaways limousines, we have partnered with www.dispovelo.com. You can reserve your bike in advance from home and have them delivered directly to the Old House.

Dispovelo are flexible packages of any duration, the “family” package and “couple” …

Do not hesitate to contact them to discuss your customization needs.

For each location, you will have:

  • Free delivery and recovery for your holiday
  • A pump to inflate your tires
  • lock
  • Helmet
  • Toolbox and a repair kit and patches

Watch here the circuits around Pensol proposed by DispoVelo : http://www.dispovelo.com/cyclismeenhautevienne.html