Limoges has several pools. The largest, at 2 km, is a 50-meters olympic pool with a large fun pool of hot water, with waves, jets, and swirls. There are also lakes 20, 30, and 40 km, with swimming, sailing dinghies and sailboards. The city of Limoges also has an 18 hole golf course, tennis, jogging circuits constructed in the forest ... There are several cinemas, museums, including porcelain and enamels . You can visit a factory of porcelain (a specialty), as well as ovens. Another specialty is enamel on copper. We also have very good restaurants. Six days a week, you can go to the market, covered or outdoor. The city has an historic center of the Middle Ages.(It is a 2 thousands old town). Many folk festivals take place in July and August around Limoges. The area is heavily wooded and very hilly with many small farms that practice especially livestock. You can enjoy walking, There are many lakes and ponds that hold landscaped swimming or sailing. In principle, the summer is quite warm (25-32 ° C). Bordeaux, capital of wine,is nearby ,as the Dordogne (gastronomic specialties), and superb prehistoric caves to visit as Lascaux . You can visit the old town of La Rochelle , the largest marina in France, on the Atlantic Ocean , or Volcanoes National Park in Auvergne. Near Poitiers is Futuroscope 1 hour 30 minutes, which is a very interesting entertainment science park . There are air links Paris - Limoges daily. But the train connections are also very practical. (3 hours). The train station is 2 kilometers from the house.