Chaumeil

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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TownChaumeil
Insee code19051
Postcode19390
Latitude45.4560160
Longitude1.8807820
AltitudeFrom 524 to 911 meters
Surface31.70 km²
Population166 inhabitants
Density5 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

Chief townTulle (at 30 km, 37 min)Saint-Augustin at 6.1 km (9 min)
DepartmentCorrèzeGrandsaigne at 7.3 km (13 min)
RegionLimousinSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

At the heart of the Massif des Monédières, Chaumeil is a very nice and authentic village in stone (granite) and slate roofs, providing a clear view of the "puys" surrounding.

Agriculture, with cows and breeding ewes limousine, is the main local economy.

The most famous fruit of this land is the blueberry, wild or cultivated, which is widely celebrated every year on the last Sunday of July.

Chaumeil was internationally famous in 1950 to 70 years with the children of the village, renowned accordionist Jean Ségurel. An exhibition devoted to it in the building of the town hall.


SIGHTSEEING

  • Romanesque church of Saint-Jacques Saint-Laurent-le-Majeur which opens onto the village square.
  • The Country House Monédières, down the village information point, temporary exhibitions and events, local space.
  • The Suc in May (908 m) with a magnificent 360 ° view table: look to the door Cantal mountains and volcanoes of Auvergne.
  • The Circus Freysselines.
  • Visit the village of Masmichel (old houses).
  • Pond Maurianges (lifeguard in July-August).
  • Leisure and activities:
  • Walking and hiking.
  • Mountain biking and cycling.
  • Paragliding (departures on puys Monédières).
  • Western riding and nature: lectures, walks and horse rides from the hamlet of Tréphy.

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • The Blueberry Festival on the last Sunday of July.
  • The Laurent Fignon, dedicated cycling race open to amateur tribute to Laurent Fignon. This race takes place on the first Friday in August on the circuit of the Bol d'Or Monedières. Racing cyclist cadets and minimal on the same day and gala accordion all day until 18h.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • Church thatched Lestards (unique in France).
  • Visit the abandoned village of Clédat (common Grandsaigne).
  • Medieval City of Corrèze, with interpretation circuit.
  • Cascades de Gimel.
  • Treignac former most beautiful villages in France: circuit Heritage, visit the Chocolate and historical tour of the town center.
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Monédières pottery tourCraftFreeSarran (7.3 km)
The Cité des InsectesCulture and educationFrom 5.50 € to 7.70 €Nedde (28 km)

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WEATHER

Tuesday 25 November
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Min. 8°C - Max. 12°C
Wednesday 26 November
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Min. 9°C - Max. 12°C
Thursday 27 November
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantChâteau de Montcaud
Sarran
Located in a charming farmhouse, with a patio and herb garden, the restaurant 'Les Jardins de Montcaud 'honors the richness of the sea and the Provençal markets qu'agrémentent a wine...
Located 7.5 km from Chaumeil60 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 5 bedroomsHouse with 5 bedrooms    
9
Égletons
Carolina and François will give you a hearty welcome in their charming house next to the lake of Égletons, a lively village in the centre of Corrèze, which makes it an excellent starting...
Located 14.6 km from ChaumeilFrom 57 € to 70 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsLa Rosabelle    
9.2
Naves
Want to relax? Quiet holidays? Hiking in a beautiful setting? From outdoor activities? We expect you to Rosabelle, former coach of 1880, our 3 bedrooms offer all the comforts to make...
Located 14.9 km from Chaumeil48 € the double room 
House with 5 bedroomsLa Belle Lumiëre  
Seilhac
We are happy to welcome you in our spacious romantic house. Our sesason is from April until September. Parking is available in front of the house and a sunny garden surrounds it.
Located 16.2 km from ChaumeilFrom 43 € to 64 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 7 personsChastagnol  
8.4
Chaumeil
Plateau de Millevaches. 15th-17th-century granit house with character. In the heart of Monédières massif. Height : 750 m. Large garden. All modern conveniences. Central heating (gas)....
Located in ChaumeilFrom 390 € to 570 € per week 
House for 4 personsLe Fournil   NEW
Meymac
Beautiful traditional stone house. Old restored in the heart of Corrèze countryside bakery. Calm and greenery will, beautiful southern exposure.
Located 21 km from ChaumeilFrom 280 € to 440 € per week 
House for 14 personsMaison de vacances pour 14 P. piscine
Uzerche
'A pearl View' is a holiday home to book at any time of the year. Nice and spacious, this house can accommodate up to 14 people with family or friends. From early April to late September...
Located 24 km from ChaumeilFrom 1000 € to 2000 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
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 28 km from Chaumeil11.10 € per day 

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HOTELS

Domaine des Monédières - Hotel in ChaumeilDomaine des Monédières    
8.4
Meyrignac-l'Église
Located in Meyrignac-l’Eglise, Domaine des Monédières offers an outdoor and indoor swimming pool, sauna, hammam and children’s playground. Brive-la-Gaillarde is a 45-minute drive away....
Located 6.7 km from ChaumeilRoom from 65 €
Mercure Correze La Seniorie - Hotel in ChaumeilMercure Correze La Seniorie     
8.5
Corrèze
This former 19th-century boarding school is in the town centre next to the Jacques Chirac museum and Sédières Castle. It offers a swimming pool and a tennis court. WiFi access and satellite...
Located 9.5 km from ChaumeilRoom from 46 €
Auberge De La Tradition - Hotel in ChaumeilAuberge De La Tradition     
8.2
Corrèze
Auberge De La Tradition is located in the centre of Corrèze, in the heart of France’s Limousin region. It offers soundproofed rooms with free Wi-Fi internet access. The guest rooms...
Located 9.6 km from ChaumeilRoom from 55 €

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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...
Corrèze
Akena City Brive
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....
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