The "Aubusson heritage" tour will take you on a journey through the old town to discover the history of Aubusson revealed in its oldest buildings.
The church of Aubusson houses a number of works of art, specifically two large tapestries and a monumental painting. Identify the display and production conditions of these works with this audio commentary.
Protestantism was established in Aubusson in the first half of the 16th century. A church, which has since been destroyed, was built in the early 17th century. The entrance to the passage which leads to the church is still visible in Rue Vieille. Use this audio guide to follow the turbulent history of the contraction of this church.
The Maison du Tapissier (Tapestry Weaver’s House) owes its name to the small museum devoted to the trade contained within its walls. Follow the stages in the construction of this 15th century Aubusson house courtesy of this audio commentary.
The Grande Rue was created shortly before the French Revolution. It became one of the major routes through the town of Aubusson in the 19th century. This video will shed light on the history of the street and point out some of its remarkable buildings.
The Place d’Espagne fountain dates back to 1772, however its basin is actually a former baptismal font which could date back as far as the 13th century. Listen to this audio guide to find out more about its history and construction.