This gorgeous honey-stoned village is situated five minutes from the house. It winds its way down a steep hill to the confluence of the Dordogne and Vézère rivers. Limeuil reached its first peak in the Middle Ages, thanks to its strategic location, then another in the nineteenth century when local craftsmen built boats for the booming river trade.

Today the village is full of flowers, restaurants and, in the summer, small artisan shops.

The willows on the riverbank offer shade for picnics and there’s a small pebbly beach for cooling-off in the river.

Christmas Day 2019… the river was very high!