Limoges is world-famous thanks to its porcelain. Recognised by UNESCO, Limoges is part of the global network of creative cities. This recognition acknowledges the region’s driving forces behind its arts du feu (literally ‘fire arts’), rich in history, creativity, craftsmanship, and innovation.

Limoges diverse heritage and imposing monuments can be surprising: Saint-Etienne cathedral, which dominates the River Vienne valley, or the Saint-Michel-des-Lions church.

Even the architecture of the 20th century is grandiose like the emblematic Bénédictins railway station, with its unusual oriental look, ESTER Technopole, which looks like a huge saucer, the “Zenith”, concert hall, which appears as a musical bubble of glass and wood in a greenery case.

Royal Limoges Porcelain France