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Saint Georges Nigremont

Saint Georges Nigremont is one of the villages in Creuse that has best preserved its built heritage. Discreet and often unknown to visitors, it is nevertheless part of our towns and villages of character!

Hidden treasure of the Southern Creuse

We don’t arrive in Saint George Nigremont by mistake! You have to take the winding roads through hardwood and softwood forests. If the path by itself is worth the detour; a major surprise awaits the visitor who arrives at his destination. The first thing to admire: the terraced gardens, real treasures of dry stone masonry, surround this incredibly well preserved village. Few villages in the Creuse have such a unity of style and few have managed to preserve their built heritage like Saint Georges Nigremont.
From the bottom of the village, the visitor is invited to climb the majestic stairs that lead to the foot of the church. To tread this structure is like going back in time and touching as closely as possible the know-how of the masons of the Creuse, including the famous Martin Nadaud.The ascent finished, a landscape at 180° over the countryside of the Creuse and Auvergne constitutes a panorama of choice that invites contemplation!

Artistic and gourmet installations

Playful and artistic installations are installed in the terraced gardens. Young and old are invited to pass their heads through panels, to admire the landscapes through large coloured plexiglass plates or through a reproduction of a dark room.Located a few steps from the church, the only restaurant in the village: the creperie / bar L’écume du jour is a soothing and gourmet stopover. From the terrace, you can enjoy pancakes decorated with local products while enjoying a view of the Sancy massif. Follow our advice, make a detour to Saint Georges Nigremont; you will be won over!

To see also absolutely in the surroundings:

– Crocq’s towers
– The Urbe dolmen at Crocq
– The village of Felletin

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