Car Hire Limoges Bellegarde Airport
Address & Contact DetailsAeroport De Bellegarde, Limoges, 87000. Tel: 0555433041
|Monday||10:00 - 12:00 14:00 - 17:00|
|Tuesday||10:00 - 11:00 13:30 - 17:00|
|Wednesday||10:00 - 12:00 14:45 - 17:00|
|Thursday||09:15 - 12:00 16:30 - 21:30|
|Friday||09:15 - 12:00 14:00 - 16:45|
|Saturday||14:00 - 17:00|
Find your perfect car hire at Limoges Bellegarde AiportFamous for its fine-craft industries, Limoges boasts beautiful parks, attractive art galleries and grand architecture. There’s plenty to fill your itinerary here, so pick up your Avis car hire at Limoges Bellegarde Airport and don’t miss a thing.
Plan your journey from Limoges Bellegarde AiportA relaxing 15-minute drive from the airport leads you to Limoges city centre, where fascinating historic quarters and tranquil riverside views await. One of the finest pieces of architecture is the Limoges-Bénédictins train station. This art deco masterpiece impresses with its stunning stained glass windows, tall clock tower and grand dome. Another fine building not to be missed is Limoges Town Hall, which was designed by the architect behind the Palace of Versailles.
Head to the medieval quarter to see the Cathédral St Étienne, a gothic marvel, and the Cour du Temple – a courtyard lined with half-timbered houses. From here, take a short stroll down to the Vienne river to enjoy the 13th century St Martial’s Bridge. The Jardin de l’Évêché, the city’s botanical garden, is also located on the waterfront.
If you’re interested in learning more about the porcelain industry that formed a strong foundation for the city’s growth, visit the National Porcelain Museum. Some pieces are also on display at the Bishop’s Palace Museum, along with a collection of impressionist paintings from the likes of Renoir, who was born in Limoges. It’s also possible to visit working factories, such as the Bernardaud Porcelain Factory, and get a behind-the-scenes look at the artistry that goes into this craft.
All of this and more can be discovered with your Avis rental car at the ready.
Beyond LimogesFascinating French towns and cities are waiting to be discovered in Limoges’ surroundings. With your Avis car, it’s time to take to the road and start exploring.
From ancient architecture and Michelin-starred restaurants to beautiful natural surroundings for outdoor pursuits, the city of Chateauroux makes a great day trip from Limoges.
Situated around an hour-and-a-quarter drive from the Limoges Bellegarde Airport, top sights to enjoy here include the Museum of the Hotel Bertrand, where fine art and archaeological artefacts are displayed. Admire the 12th century castle, Chateau Raoul, that dominates the skyline, and head to Chateauroux forest to do some hiking or cycling – and if you have time pop over to the Haute Touche Zoological Park.
The medieval market town of Bellac is located a 45-minute drive north from Limoges. The town is dominated by the Church of Notre Dame, which dates back to the 12th century.
Other notable historic sights to keep an eye out for include the 13th century stone arch bridge, spanning the river Vincou, and the 17th century Town Hall. Ancient houses, two chapels and the remnants of Bellac’s ancient stone walls can also be appreciated here.
With an Avis hire car arranged, you’re free to start touring the sights in Limoges and beyond.