Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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TownBeaulieu-sur-Dordogne
Insee code19019
Postcode19120
Latitude44.9781480
Longitude1.8403870
AltitudeFrom 125 to 387 meters
Surface8.65 km²
Population1256 inhabitants
Density145 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelsAltillac at 480 m
Chief townTulle (at 38 km, 37 min)Sioniac at 1.7 km
DepartmentCorrèzeAstaillac at 3 km
RegionLimousinSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Located at the crossroads of regions Limousin, Quercy, Périgord and Auvergne, Pays de Beaulieu offers a wide range of landscapes and activities. Rich in history and architecture, you will discover many Romanesque churches, a leading vernacular, and the presence of humans in the area since 50 000 years of Neanderthal Museum. Unspoilt nature and authenticity of the rural heritage of the Pays de Beaulieu are a place to live, at their own pace, calmly and intently.

Born of a medieval fishing village in the year 855, Beaulieu offers visitors the abbey church of Saint-Pierre, a masterpiece of Romanesque art known for its eardrum and its rich treasury (the Virgin and Child 12th century, enamel reliquary of the 13th century), its narrow streets and timbered houses. On the Waterfront, the chapel of the Penitents is reflected in the Dordogne. A few kilometers away, stands the castle of yew Estresses and millennia.


SIGHTSEEING

Hiking, biking, canoeing and kayaking, swimming, fishing and all activities proposed by the Nature Station Sports will delight the most athletic, barge rides, guided tours, exhibitions, concerts for lovers of culture , town festivals, entertainment in bars, dancing and fireworks to the revelers, flea markets and yard sales for bargain hunters, traditional fairs and markets, country markets animated for the most demanding ... Many festivities mark the seasons and host Pays de Beaulieu.

Guided tours for individuals, during spring break and Toussaint, and from mid-June to late September on Tuesdays at 10:30 - extra visit on Wednesday at 10:30 am from mid-July to mid August (registration to the Office of Tourism - canceled if less than 5 participants). Groups all year by appointment.

Walks: in barge: The barge "Adele and Clarissa," the name of the last setter Beaulieu, was built according to ancient methods, on the banks of Beaulieu in 2002. A sign on the dock tells you the progress of the project. This 1:15 commented trip you will discover the history of the boats on the Dordogne and the old life in the Valley before the dams. Navigation from May 1 to October 31, subject to the prefectural authorities and the level of river water. By reservation for groups. For individuals: Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday at 15h in May and October, every day at 15h in June and September (ticket to the tourist office - book before 12 am - canceled if fewer than five people). In July and August, starts at 10:30 am (except Sunday), 15h, 16h30 and 18h ​​(tickets at the pier). Themed walks are also held, by reservation (walks, gourmet tours).

Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office of Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne
MonumentsAbbatiale Saint-Pierre

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

Market plants, crafts and regional products: the last Sunday in April.

Strawberry Festival: 2nd Sunday of May.

Harmony Festival Beaulieu-Vayrac and fireworks: July 14.

Biological and garage Fair: 2nd Sunday of August.

Monturu Festival and Fireworks: August 15.

Day-Saints body: 1st weekend of September.

Big medieval festival: the weekend of September Heritage (1 year 2: 2014 ...).

Randonoix: the last Sunday of September.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Discovery black truffles and saffronLocal flavours10 €Loubressac (14.1 km)
Donkey hike in the Quercy plateausNature and the outdoorsFrom 30 € to 50 €Loubressac (14.1 km)
See reptiles at a vivariumEntertainment9 €Martel (18.4 km)
Walk or hike with donkeysNature and the outdoorsFrom 25 € to 45 €Ligneyrac (19.9 km)

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PHOTOS

Chapelle Penitents and barge on the DordogneChapelle Penitents and barge on the Dordogne
 
Tympanum de BeaulieuTympanum de Beaulieu

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WEATHER

Sunday 20 April
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Min. 7°C - Max. 13°C
Monday 21 April
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Min. 8°C - Max. 12°C
Tuesday 22 April
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Min. 9°C - Max. 12°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantGrand Hotel Le Turenne  
9
Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne
In the heart of the medieval city of Beaulieue-sur-Dordogne, the Grand Hotel Le Turenne is a charming property located in an old building of the 16th century. In the kitchen, Chef,...
Located in Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne25 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantL' Hostellerie du Relais Sainte Anne  
10
Martel
We offer a fresh and innovative kitchen and we serve every day a new menu from the maket.
Located 18.9 km from Beaulieu-sur-DordogneFrom 20 € to 25 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 2 bedroomsLa Grange    
9
Astaillac
La Grange is a carefully restored old barn and is located in heart of Bourg d'Astaillac 5 km from Beaulieu sur Dordogne, in a very quiet location, with views overlooking the valley...
Located 2.9 km from Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne60 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsLa Petite Vigne    
9.3
Carennac
A beautiful house in a beautiful village near the Dordogne. 3 bedrooms each with private shower and toilet, lounge, garden and small pool.
Located 10.7 km from Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne65 € the double room 
Manor house with 3 bedroomsLe Pradel- chambres d'hôtes     SPECIAL OFFER
Monceaux-sur-Dordogne
At the heart of the valley of the Dordogne Corrèze, in their family mansion of the eighteenth, overlooking a vast plain, the owners will be delighted to welcome you and make you share...
Located 12 km from Beaulieu-sur-DordogneFrom 60 € to 65 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Apartment for 6 personsGite de vacance orgues cahus 46130   NEW
Cahus
Located on the ground floor of a charming cottage with stunning views over the valley of the Cere gagnac Sur Cere, and the castle of Castelnau abyss of padirac. Avec swimming pool shared...
Located 4.9 km from Beaulieu-sur-DordogneFrom 300 € to 470 € per week 
Apartment for 3 personsLes Petits Paons
Gagnac-sur-Cère
The medieval village, Gagnac-sur-Cere, is in the department of Lot in the Midi-Pyrenees region. The house has a kitchen, bathroom, living room with sofa bed and 2 bedrooms; 1 double,...
Located 5.3 km from Beaulieu-sur-DordogneFrom 285 € to 320 € per week 
House for 6 personsLa Serre Vallée de la Dordogne  
9.5
Girac
Between Lot and Corrèze, independent new house ground floor, enclosed grounds of 1500 m ². At the edge of the Dordogne river, very well placed to visit our tourist area (north of the...
Located 5.7 km from Beaulieu-sur-DordogneFrom 250 € to 500 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
50 places over 2 haLa Berge Ombragée - Vallée de la Dordogne   
9.4
Brivezac
Welcome to the campsite along the banks of the Dordogne in a beautiful green setting. On site, swimming, kayaking, cycling, volleyball, fishing are offered as well as services: bar,...
Located 3.7 km from Beaulieu-sur-DordogneFrom 10.90 € to 14.90 € per day 
25 places over 3,5 haCamping la Champagne    NEW
Brivezac
Camping la Champagne is situated nearby the Pacific side of the Dordogne and lies between the picturesque villages Argentat and Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne in the Corrèze. It is a beautiful,...
Located 4.8 km from Beaulieu-sur-DordogneFrom 12 € to 16 € per day 
39 places over 2,5 haCamping *** Les Chalets sur la Dordogne    
8.6
Girac
Warm, friendly and small, easy access to the heart of the Dordogne Valley with all amenities nearby. Chalets and mobile homes to hire, large shady sites for campers, snack bar restaurant...
Located 7.2 km from Beaulieu-sur-DordogneFrom 13.50 € to 17 € per day 

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HOTELS

Les Flots Bleus - Hotel in Beaulieu-sur-DordogneLes Flots Bleus     
8.7
Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne
Set on the banks of the Dordogne River in a quiet, picturesque setting, this charming hotel welcomes you for a restful stay. Les Flots Bleus features 7 guest rooms with warm atmosphere....
Located in Beaulieu-sur-DordogneRoom from 71 €
Auberge des Charmilles - Hotel in Beaulieu-sur-DordogneAuberge des Charmilles     
8.1
Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne
The Auberge des Charmilles is located in the historic village of Beaulieu, on the banks of the Dordogne River. This country house offers individually decorated rooms free Wi-Fi. Each...
Located in Beaulieu-sur-DordogneRoom from 64 €
La Riviéra Limousine - Hotel in Beaulieu-sur-DordogneLa Riviéra Limousine    
8.1
Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne
La Riviéra Limousine is located in the medieval village of Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne, near the River Dordogne. The environmentally-friendly property has a games room, sports area and an...
Located in Beaulieu-sur-DordogneRoom from 21 €

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Hôtel Restaurant Le Teinchurier
Le Teinchurier is located 2 km from the A20 motorway, a 5-minute drive from the centre of Brive. It has a restaurant and offers rooms with free Wi-Fi...
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