Hotels in Limoges

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    The porcelain-producing enclave of Limoges is packed with 2000 years worth of historical sites that will whet the appetite of the culture-hungry visitor. The top attractions are the crypt of Saint Martial, a 10th century tomb which was only discovered in 1960, the Gothic cathedral of Saint-Etienne, on which building work started in 1273 and did not finish until 1888, and the remains of a Gallo-Roman amphitheater, said to be one of the largest in ancient Gaul.As the capital of the Haute-Vienne region – not to mention the birthplace of fictional comic book character Asterisk – Limoges is a thriving cosmopolitan French city just waiting to be explored. It is also the headquarters of 'the arts of fire' for a millennium, producing enamel and copper during the middle ages which was exported throughout Europe. The city also has a reputation as the base for porcelain production, and these days is home to the Arts of Fire Cultural Heritage Economic Centre. To take the first steps on your own personal exploration of this diverse and enriching destination check here at and find discount hotels for the best value.