Hostels in LimousinHostels in Limousin

You are looking for hostels in Limousin? Good news, you have come to the right place.

On this page we list every single city with hostels and other budget accommodations. Hostelz.com helps you to find your Limousin hostel and compare its prices on the major booking sites such as Hostelworld, Hostelsclub and Booking.com. So you can sleep on a budget and save money while backpacking Limousin.

All Cities in Limousin

We list every single hostel in Limousin and the world. In total, we have 2 cities in Limousin for you. Please note that not all cities actually have a hostel to stay in. Below you can filter for cities with hostels and with no hostels-type accommodation, but guesthouses and budget hotels. This will help your planning.

All Limousin hostels on a map

Alright, you are more the visual type? Planning your trip with a map is always handy.

Therefore, this map shows you all cities with hostels in Limousin. It will help you to plan your trip. Just zoom in the map and click your destination for more details. Just so you know: If we do not have a hostel in a city, it is likely that there is no hostel in that city.

Our handwritten guide on Backpacking Limousin

Limosin is a region in central France. It is in the very centre of France; major cities in the region include Limoges, Tulle, and Gueret. Overall it is a very rural region of France; you’ll see a lot of agriculture, cattle and sheep farming, and a regeneration of foresting. Limousin is also well-known for its enamelware. You can visit both an enamelware factory and the Adrien Dubouché ceramics museum, dedicated to the porcelain art. If you’re a fan of rugs, the Aubusson factory in Aubusson is an interesting place to visit for the textile history.

The easiest way to get to the Limousin is to fly to Limoges from either Paris or the UK. However, that isn’t the cheapest; the most inexpensive way to get here is by train from anywhere around France or the UK. You will likely have to change trains along the way. To get around the region, you should probably hire a car; you can do this at the Limoges airport.

Hostels in the Limousin can be found in the main city of Limoges or in its environs. Outside of the city, hostels cater to hikers as well as backpackers but you might find them difficult to get to without your own transport. Hostels in the remote regions will cater to trekkers and hikers as well as off-the-beaten-track backpackers.

The region has long been inhabited. It was first settled by the Lemovices tribe (from whom it took its name) but fell under Roman rule in the early 1st century AD. As a Merovingian and Carolingian region, it had important monasteries but it was fought over by rival kings. It continued to be fought over as the English fought for control in France; under Henry the II and Eleanor of Aquitane, it became an English territory, then went back and forth between the two countries for the next four hundred (or so) years.

Some of the highlights in the Limousin region include the Crypt of Saint Martial, the Cathedral Saint-Etienne de Limoges, a beautiful Gothic-style cathedral in Limoges which took over six hundred years to construct, and the remains of the amphitheatre. Limousin is also one of the best places in France to hike, sail, kayak or canoe. As an adventurous traveller, though, you will find plenty to do!

expert for Limousin hostels

Handwritten by local expert for Limousin hostels Jakob Lombardi

FAQ on Hostels in Limousin

There is a lot of travel planning to do. So let us help you once again by putting together the frequently asked questions:

Finding Hostels and Prices

What hostel booking sites are best to use?

There is several hostel booking sites, such as Hostelworld.com, Hostelsclub.com and Booking.com. While every platform has its pros and cons, there is a universal truth you as a traveler should be aware of: Not a single booking site can always offer the best prices.

This is where Hostelz.com comes in. You can compare all major booking portals with one click.

For you as a traveler, Hostelz.com is the best booking site to actually save money.

How much are hostels in Limousin?

Prices always vary, depending on various factors. Weekends tend to be more expensive, same goes for special holidays. Please also take into account local vaction time.

You can search for exacty hostel prices in Limousin here on Hostelz.com. Pick your destination and pick a date. The system will track down the prices to give an idea of what budget and prices you can expect.

When to book hostels?

If you want to stay at the best hostels, it is a good idea to have your hostel booked around 1 month before you travel. For the regular hostels, booking one week before should be okay. Yet again, this always depends.

We dedicated a full article to the topic of when to book hostels.

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Safety and Packing

Are hostels in Limousin safe?

Generally speaking, hostels are as safe as you make them. We highly recommend always to bring your own padlock, using the lockers and taking care of your belongings. Make sure you pick a safe hostel, offering lockers and a safe location. Please always pay attention to the reviews; they can give you a great insight on what to expect and safety tips.

What to pack when staying in hostels?

There is a few basics you should always pack when staying in hostels.

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

There is more actually. We wrote a complete guide with more details. Read our full hostel packing list.

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