: don’t miss the 12th-15th century Limousin enamels in the Musée de la Sénatorerie, including the Malval reliquary. Seven other reliquaries in champlevé enamel are just as exceptional, including that of St. Thomas à Becket.
La forêt de Chabrières: numerous footpaths through the forest. Courtille Lake covers 12 hectares and has supervised bathing, pedalos and fishing, etc.
- Market days: Thursdays and Saturdays on the Place Bonnyaud.
Boussac: 12th-15th century inhabited chateau, magnificently furnished. In summer, there is an exhibition of contemporary tapestries. Period woodwork.
"Les Pierres Jaumâtres": 40 rocks scattered on the top of Mont Barlot (595 m). According to the legend, this pile of granite is the work of "Mâtres", who were Gallo-Roman goddesses.
- A giant maze of winding turf paths covers 2 hectares.
- The "Loups de Chabrières" wildlife park – a museum area gives a history of popular beliefs about wolves and there is a trail around the site which provides a progressive approach to watching the wolves as a naturalist, leading from the most organised to the wildest areas.
Contact: Le Comité Départemental du Tourisme de la Creuse
(the Departmental Tourism Committee of Creuse)