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Chaumeil

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Corrèze

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.

Geographical information

MunicipalityChaumeil
Postcode19390
Latitude45.4560160 (N 45° 27’ 22”)
Longitude1.8807820 (E 1° 52’ 51”)
AltitudeFrom 524m to 911m
Surface area31.70 km²
Population165 inhabitants
Density5 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureTulle (30 km, 37 min)
Insee code19051
IntercommunalityCC des Monédières
DepartmentCorrèze
RegionLimousin

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Augustin6.1 km (9 min)
Grandsaigne7.3 km (13 min)
Lestards9 km (12 min)
Beaumont9.3 km (14 min)
Pradines9.4 km (14 min)
Meyrignac-l'Église10.2 km (14 min)
Madranges10.6 km (15 min)
Sarran11.8 km (19 min)
Vitrac-sur-Montane12.3 km (22 min)
Veix13.1 km (21 min)
Saint-Yrieix-le-Déjalat13.5 km (18 min)
Corrèze13.7 km (17 min)
Gourdon-Murat13.8 km (20 min)

Things to see and do

Events and festivities

Photos

The Country House Monédières
The Country House Monédières
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Weather

Sunday 11 december
Min. 10°C - Max. 10°C
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Monday 12 december
Min. 6°C - Max. 6°C
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Tuesday 13 december
Min. 10°C - Max. 10°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Les Têtes en l’air Adventure Park
Entertainment10 € to 19 € Saint-Priest-de-Gimel (16.3 km)
Western Ranch Horse-riding
Sports sensations25 € Saint-Setiers (30 km)
Birch sap Culture
Arts and Crafts30 € to 50 € Eymoutiers (30 km)
Treetop trail - barefoot paths
Nature and the great outdoors19 € Ussac (39 km)
Horseback ride in the heart of the forest Malesse
Sports sensations18 € to 145 € Saint-Privat (41 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Vassivière Lake walk
HikeEasy7h00Beaumont-du-Lac (35 km)
The fountains and bread ovens tour
HikeIntermediate5h00Sérilhac (43 km)
The vineyards
HikeIntermediate3h00Concèze (43 km)
From Saint-Mesmin to the Savignac-Lédrier forges
HikeEasy4h00Saint-Mesmin (54 km)
Verger Gorges
HikeEasy1h30Bourganeuf (56 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels