Craftsmanship special

Between two matches explore regional know-how with Limoges, a UNESCO Creative City and world capital of the Arts of Fire, Brive, near towns listed as "France's Most Beautiful Villages", and Sarlat, a town of Art and History in the Périgord Noir.


By train : 

Paris - Limoges : 3hrs30
Limoges - Brive : 1hrs
Brive - Toulouse : 2hrs20

By car : 

Paris - Limoges : 4hrs
Limoges - Toulouse : 3hrs
Brive - Sarlat : 1hrs


From ancient ruins to contemporary architecture with "fire arts" and industrial heritage in the mix, 2000 years of history have given Limoges a vibrant legacy. 

Explore the UNESCO Creative City, Town of Art and History and World Capital of Fire Arts as you soak up Limoges and its signature enamel, porcelain, stained glass and so much more!


Unmissable : be dazzled by the world's best porcelain collection at Musée National Adrien Dubouché and the enamel pieces on display at the Museum of Fine Arts

September 22th-24th: Toques & Porcelaine – An event where food meets design.


Experiences : take a trip to the historical La Boucherie neighbourhood and do a spot of shopping to treat yourself to the dinner set you've always wanted from a designer or one of the china factory stores (Bernardaud, Haviland etc.).


Venture into the heart of Corrèze in Brive-La-Gaillarde, famous for its market and long-standing CA Brive rugby team.


Unmissable : Halle Georges Brassens market, Labenche art and history museum, Saint-Martin collegiate church.


Experiences : unlock the secrets of master liquorists at Denoix distillery. Visit villages listed as the "Most Beautiful Villages in France" near Brive such as Turenne and Collonges-la-Rouge.


Sarlat is a Périgord Noir Town of Art and History that has held onto its old-world charm and set the scene for countless film shoots.

Unmissable : medieval lanes and alleys, Sarlat market (one of the best in France), local craft shops.


Experiences : Sainte Marie Church lies deep in the medieval town of Sarlat and was renovated by the architect Jean Nouvel. Open its enormous doors and step into its market hall.


If you're a fan of Tolkien and Miyazaki, take a trip to Aubusson in Creuse to visit the Cité Internationale de la Tapisserie.

Dive into the fascinating history of Aubusson tapestry, listed as UNESCO intangible cultural heritage of humanity.


Venture 30 minutes from Limoges to Saint-Junien to learn the legacy of the famous French glove brand Agnelle. Visit its factory.

Try a Terra Aventura scavenger hunt with the family: “A Porcelain Wonderland” in Limoges. 

Visit Reynou Park and Zoo in Le Vigen, near Limoges.


In Brive : an Escape Game "Operation Mascot" allows you to immerse yourself in the atmosphere of a rugby dressing room.


Places where matches are broadcast


In Brive : café de Paris, and brasserie La Banou, tapas bar "Un singe en hiver" or "le café des halles".


In Limoges : O'Brien Tavern Irish Pub, Cril Café, Au Bout du Monde 2.0 bar.


Limoges : 4* Best Western Richelieu, “My green cantine” restaurant.

Vitrac (near Sarlat) : Domaine de Rochebois****

Brive : La P'tite Cocotte restaurant


City pass : Limoges city pass 24 or 48 hr

Pass’Aventures in Brive for discounted entry to several tourist attractions.