Brive-la-Gaillarde

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TownBrive-la-GaillardeMalemort-sur-Corrèze at 3.8 km (9 min)
Insee code19031Ussac at 5.2 km (11 min)
Postcode19100Cosnac at 5.8 km (12 min)
Latitude45.1595550Saint-Pantaléon-de-Larche at 8.3 km (17 min)
Longitude1.5339370Noailles at 8.5 km (13 min)
AltitudeFrom 102 to 315 metersLa Chapelle-aux-Brocs at 9.3 km (17 min)
Surface48.59 km²Venarsal at 9.5 km (18 min)
Population49582 inhabitantsDampniat at 9.9 km (18 min)
Density1020 inhabitants/km²Varetz at 10.1 km (15 min)
National labelJugeals-Nazareth at 10.7 km (14 min)
Chief townTulle (at 28 km, 37 min)Sainte-Féréole at 10.9 km (16 min)
DepartmentCorrèzeLissac-sur-Couze at 11 km (19 min)
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TOWN PRESENTATION

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.


SIGHTSEEING

  • Labenche Museum, Museum of Art and History: Prehistory rooms, Gallo-Roman, Middle Ages, famous men of the city, unique collection of tapestries from the Mortlake manufactory of the 17th century. The building itself, the Renaissance, is to see. Tel. : +33 5 55 18 17 70.
  • Museum of the Resistance and Deportation in the house of Edmond Michelet. Tel. : +33 5 55 74 06 08.
  • Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin: 12th century crypt of the 5th century church dedicated to St. Martin of Spain. Fine collection of Romanesque capitals in the choir.
  • Caves of Saint Anthony of Padua: Saint of the well known name who stayed at Brive in 1226 and who came to pray and be silent in these natural caves. Pilgrimage to St. Anthony. Church park of 5 hectares gazebo overlooking Brive.
  • Doctrinaires College (now Town Hall) of the seventeenth.
  • Water Tower, nineteenth century (head of the Office de Tourisme de Brive) at the top which can be mounted to overhang the market and the lower part of the city.
  • Famous market of Brive on Saturday morning (the morning on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays).
  • The area of the sixteenth, bourgeois houses with turrets.
  • Hikes from Brive, marked in yellow. Ask at the Tourist Office at Brive +33 5 55 24 08 80.
Detailed information
TransportTrain station of Brive-la-Gaillarde
Information pointsTourist Office of Brive-la-Gaillarde
Leisure centresGolf Course of Brive,   Museum of Art and History Labenche,   Skating Rink of Brive
MonumentsCollegiate Church Saint-Martin de Brive,   Water Tower of Brive
Performance hallsEspace des 3 Provinces,   Les Treize Arches,   Stadium Amédée-Domenech,   Theatre of La Grange

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • Festival of the Middle Film in April. Tel. : +33 6 85 05 70 11.
  • Brive Plage Festival: late July - early August. Tel. : +33 5 55 24 43 69.
  • The Orchestrades: mid-August. Tel. : +33 5 55 92 39 39.
  • Festival of Livestock and Onions Day: end of August. Tel. : +33 5 55 18 16 46.
  • Book Fair: the first full weekend of November. Tel. : +33 5 55 92 39 39.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • Allassac (VPAH Vézère Slate, the tool maker at Manor Towers, the medieval tower, the Baroque furniture of the church), Turenne (one of the most beautiful villages in France), the Chasm of Fage Noailles.
  • A "tree climbing" in Limoges.
  • Walks in St. Féréole (VPAH), Ussac (VPAH), St. Viance (VPAH, Colette Gardens), Malemort, La Chapelle-aux-Pitchers, Dampniat, Mansfield, Venarsal, Cosnac, Noailles (Romanesque church) ...

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WEATHER

Saturday 20 December
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Sunday 21 December
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Monday 22 December
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLa Truffe Noire  
8.5
  SPECIAL OFFER
Brive-la-Gaillarde
A FULL HISTORY - In the heart of Brive-la-Gaillarde, you will discover the restaurant La Truffe Noire the place existed since 1873, once it was possible to see roasting meats in the...
Located in Brive-la-Gaillarde47 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe 6eme sens   SPECIAL OFFER
Brive-la-Gaillarde
dropoff window TRADITIONAL COOKING - Housed in a beautiful building in the heart of Limousin Brive-la-Gaillarde in the Limousin, restaurant 6th Sense meets all expectations. Neat decor,...
Located in Brive-la-Gaillarde35 € per person 
World food restaurantLe Living  
7.9
  SPECIAL OFFER
Brive-la-Gaillarde
Travelogue - Have you ever wanted to travel around the world? Le Living restaurant offers a journey to the four corners of the Earth through a variety of dishes and typical. Off - Fasten...
Located in Brive-la-Gaillarde29 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 5 bedroomsLe clos des senteurs    
8.5
Malemort-sur-Corrèze
House of character campaign a10mm the town center and motorway slip road A89 and A20.2 bedrooms and a family swimming pool car park. Table and breakfast booking site on internetwww...
Located 4 km from Brive-la-GaillardeFrom 59 € to 69 € the double room 
House with 5 bedroomsAux Sabots Du Causse Corrézien    
9.7
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Nespouls
Welcome. Hello! & Welcome. You do not spend your next vacation or know! You want to kind! On the clean air! Quiet! Freedom! Security! You're on foot, on horseback, by car or motorbike....
Located 11.2 km from Brive-la-Gaillarde55 € the double room 
House with 5 bedroomsLe Clos Marnis    
9
Turenne
In a beautiful complex built in 1711 by the brotherhood of penitents, white and located at the edge of a most beautiful villages in France, Martina and Denis you a warm welcome and...
Located 12.4 km from Brive-la-Gaillarde66 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 3 personsMaison de caractère sur Turenne
Turenne
During your stay in this house ground floor in the heart of a small hamlet, you can find nearby the most beautiful villages of France as Turenne and Collonges-la-rouge. Electric heating,...
Located 11.1 km from Brive-la-GaillardeFrom 180 € to 260 € per week 
House for 6 personsMaison indépendante au calme  
10
Turenne
Old restored barn with a quiet green area of ​​10 000 m ². You will enjoy both the tranquility of the countryside whilst being close to Brive la Gaillarde and the proximity of the most...
Located 11.3 km from Brive-la-GaillardeFrom 190 € to 400 € per week 
Apartment for 6 personsLa diligence
Noailhac
The Cottage. Sheets and towels provided, ironing facilities and dishwasher. 15 minutes from Brive-la-Gaillarde 4 minutes of Collonges-la-Rouge, our house offers a bright and spacious...
Located 11.5 km from Brive-la-GaillardeFrom 400 € to 600 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
174 places over 13 haCamping Campéole le Coiroux     NEW
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Nested in the heart of the « Green Country », the Campéole-Le Coiroux campsite welcomes you within preserved natural surroundings on 13.5 hectares of vegetation and water. Sunny or...
Located 10.7 km from Brive-la-Gaillarde 
25 places over 5 haCamping du Bois Coutal    NEW
Vigeois
It is in a green that Camping du Bois Coutal welcomes you in Corrèze. Ranked 3 ears Gites de France. Between Uzerche pearl of Limousin 'and Brive -la- Gaillarde in a set of 5 ha green,...
Located 21 km from Brive-la-Gaillarde11.40 € per day 
78 places over 3 haCamping municipal du lac de pontcharal    
9.2
Vigeois
78 places to 100 m are located on nearly 3 acres of lawn, a gently sloping, the other on the terrace overlooking the lake. Erables Lacina, birch trees and hedges surround the charming....
Located 23 km from Brive-la-Gaillarde11.10 € per day 

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HOTELS

Akena City Brive - Hotel in Brive-la-GaillardeAkena City Brive     
7.8
Brive-la-Gaillarde
Set on the city’s outskirts, this 2-star hotel offers air-conditioned guest rooms with free Wi-Fi, an LCD TV and a DVD player. Brive-la-Gaillarde Train Station is located a 10-minute...
Located in Brive-la-GaillardeRoom from 40 €
ibis Brive Centre - Hotel in Brive-la-Gaillardeibis Brive Centre     
7.6
Brive-la-Gaillarde
Located on the banks of the River Correze, this ibis Hotel is just a 5-minute walk from Brive-la-Gaillarde town centre. It offers air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi internet access....
Located in Brive-la-GaillardeRoom from 44 €
Kyriad Brive La Gaillarde Centre - Hotel in Brive-la-GaillardeKyriad Brive La Gaillarde Centre     
7
Brive-la-Gaillarde
The Kyriad Brive-La-Gaillarde hotel offers free Wi-Fi and free parking. It is situated near the city centre, opposite the congress centre and a cinema. Guest rooms at the Kyriad are...
Located in Brive-la-GaillardeRoom from 45 €

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Ace Hotel Brive
The Ace Hotel is located 5 km from the centre of Brive and just 1.5 km from the A20 motorway. It provides low-cost accommodation with free Wi-Fi. Each...
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Kyriad Brive La Gaillarde Centre
The Kyriad Brive-La-Gaillarde hotel offers free Wi-Fi and free parking. It is situated near the city centre, opposite the...
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