Chris and Teri provide a warm welcome to Les Pradelles, our Chambres d'hotes in this beautiful region of France. There is free private parking and garaged secure parking for cycles and motorbikes.
Lapleau is a thriving but peaceful village offering good amenities including a weekly market, swimming lake, bar and restaurant all within walking distance.
Situated just above the Dordogne Gorge, many historical attractions, sporting and recreational activities are within easy reach, plus the stunning views and countryside of the beautiful Correze and neighbouring Cantal. Return at the end of the day to relax in the sunny garden and perhaps then dine alfresco in the garden room!
Visit this little known area of France & experience the beauty of the Correze region, staying in a typical French Correzian village. Explore the Transcorrezian walk and discover for yourself the beauty of the fauna and flora of the region. Encounter the stunning views of the gorge and beyond, such as the Roche Noir viaduct from the viewing platforms or walk down the winding track to stand by its towers and take in the landscape.
Immerse yourself in the small hamlets dotted around the valleys and the countryside by car, foot, cycle or motorbike : there is something for everyone especially the hikers, photographers and artists. Six of the most beautiful Villages in France are in the Correze!
Try a visit to the historical buildings in Tulle: - the town of lace and accordions and the Correze river, or Brive with its Renaissance architecture, shady boulevards and markets. Ussel is also nearby with its fortified town crossed by Hadrian's Way.
... Or how about Bort les Orgues with one of the largest reservoirs in France complete with its 15th century Chateau de Val, beaches and gigantic columns of volcanic lava 100mts high.
Oh, and of course don't forget the gastronomic delights that the Correze region has to offer, regional produce created by local artisans, cheese, wine and liquors, and Limousin beef. A visit to Treignac to discover and taste chocolate at the Comptoir au Chocolat is a must.
For the more athletic amongst you outdoor activities abound in this region, be it canoeing down the Gorge, paragliding/hang-gliding, horse riding and fishing. For the Tour de France enthusiasts there are many cycling routes in the Correze region as well as rambling routes to some stunning vistas across the gorge and the plateau Millevaches.
... Or if you just want to recharge your inner batteries you will be surprised what the Correze region has to offer.