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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Corrèze

Brive-la-Gaillarde, the brave, the fortress is situated on the border of the Correze (Limousin), 10 km from the Perigord (Aquitaine) and 15 km of the Lot (Midi-Pyrenees). It is the capital of the Brive Basin and sub-prefectures in the Correze. 50 000, 80 000 with agglomeration is the largest city in the county.

Its historic center has kept its authenticity and boasts a rich architectural heritage, a sort of shopping mall where shops open and heritage of high quality meet.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude45.1595550 (N 45° 9’ 34”)
Longitude1.5339370 (E 1° 32’ 2”)
AltitudeFrom 102m to 315m
Surface area48.59 km²
Population48719 inhabitants
Density1002 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureTulle (28 km, 37 min)
Insee code19031
IntercommunalityCA du Bassin de Brive

Nearest cities & towns

Malemort3.8 km (9 min)
Ussac5.2 km (11 min)
Cosnac5.8 km (12 min)
Saint-Pantaléon-de-Larche8.3 km (17 min)
Noailles8.5 km (13 min)
La Chapelle-aux-Brocs9.3 km (17 min)
Dampniat9.9 km (18 min)
Varetz10.1 km (15 min)
Jugeals-Nazareth10.7 km (14 min)
Sainte-Féréole10.9 km (16 min)
Lissac-sur-Couze11 km (19 min)
Larche11.4 km (19 min)
Donzenac11.8 km (16 min)
Lanteuil12.5 km (17 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Performance halls

Events and festivities

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Treetop trail - barefoot paths
Nature and the great outdoors19 € Ussac (4.3 km)
Hot air balloon trip
Nature and the great outdoors215 € to 585 € Turenne (12.4 km)
2-9 day hike with a donkey
Nature and the great outdoors138 € to 599 € Ligneyrac (12.7 km)
Visit an Angora - Mohair goat farm
Arts and Crafts3 € Peyrillac-et-Millac (31 km)
Les Têtes en l’air Adventure Park
Entertainment10 € to 19 € Saint-Priest-de-Gimel (31 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The fountains and bread ovens tour
HikeIntermediate5h00Sérilhac (17 km)
The vineyards
HikeIntermediate3h00Concèze (26 km)
Puy de Mont Circuit
HikeEasy2h00Vayrac (27 km)
From Saint-Mesmin to the Savignac-Lédrier forges
HikeEasy4h00Saint-Mesmin (33 km)
Alzou Gorges
HikeIntermediate5h00Gramat (45 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals