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.
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.