Along this multimedia trial you can explore the cultural heritage of Meymac, and discover, through videos and audio commentary, the abbey and its history, agricultural heritage and also the unusual people whose actions left their mark on the area.
Four of the church's stained glass windows were created by Limousin master glass painter Francis Chigot (1860-1960) Listen to the next part of the audio guide to find out about their symbolism.
This organ possesses a remarkable acoustic quality specifically designed for baroque music. Its casing was inspired by various 17th century instruments. Listen to the audio guide to find out how the organ was built, and to hear an excerpt from a recording of the organ...
This former Deputy for the Popular Front party was very heavily engaged in Meymac life between 1913 and 1973. He was active in the development of farming and forestry, archaeological digs and he collected objects of ethnographic interest.
The collections he amassed over the course of his life are on display in the museum that bears his name.
Explore the heritage of the buildings which sprang up in the late 19th and early 20th centuries due to the economic rise of the Meymac wine merchants, who grew rich following the example of Jean Gaye-Bordas.
It is extraordinary to have a centre for contemporary arts in the midst of such a rural setting. In this interview the centre's founder, and current Director, Caroline Bissière, explains how the renowned centre works and what it hopes to achieve in the contemporary art world.