The collegiate church in Saint-Léonard-de-Noblat, a medieval city on the Saint-Jacques-de-Compostella Way, is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site of Humanity, and the traditional Carpenet family factory presents the entire traditional Limoges manufacturing and decoration process.
With several thousands of models spread over twenty or so collections, including the traditional cobalt blue, Carpenet designs new shapes every year: large oriental vases, other vases, boxes, lamps, tableware, wildlife, etc. It is able to respond quickly to its customers' needs, making personalised porcelain for special occasions (weddings, business gifts).
It has another shop in Limoges (9, Boulevard Louis Blanc).
Open from September to June : the Monday to Friday from 9am to 18:30 ; Saturday from 9am to 12pm and from 14h to 18h30 and in July and August : of Monday to Friday from 9am to 19pm ; Saturday from 9am to 12pm and from 14h to 19h. Opened on August 15, the previous Sunday and the next.
Guided tours for groups paying in July and August : € 2.
Tours in English. Accessibility disabled persons.