Corrèze

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 Tourism, holiday & travel in Corrèze
TownCorrèze
Insee code19062
Postcode19800
Latitude45.3721140
Longitude1.8737390
AltitudeFrom 295 to 644 meters
Surface34.16 km²
Population1194 inhabitants
Density34 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelMeyrignac-l'Église at 3.4 km
Chief townTulle (at 22 km, 23 min)Vitrac-sur-Montane at 4.8 km
DepartmentCorrèzeBar at 5.5 km
RegionLimousinSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

In Corrèze Corrèze, capital of Canton, is watered by the river whose valley Corrèze, very picturesque, is a classified site near the village.

Le Bourg, ancient village in a protected area attracts many visitors, tourists, tourists, learned societies ...

The first historical mention dates back to the 9th century and the town center, village center, was organized in the centuries of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Catherine de Medici was the owner in the 16th century.

In the shelter of his strong houses, the "walled city" has a very beautiful door of the 15th century, the "Gateway Margot".

It is located on a route to St Jacques de Compostela.

The architecture is more urban type, the bourgeois who had set up shop when the city played a more important role today.

The church rebuilt following a fire caused the English to 1350 (the Hundred Years War), has a monumental and polychrome altarpiece (late seventeenth and early eighteenth).

A short distance from town, in a cave site, the Chapel of Our Lady of Hi Bridge, near an old bridge over the Corrèze attracts pilgrims, September 8th and visitors of all kinds.

An identification with heritage plaques on the walls, makes the visit. A guideline document is available at the Tourist Office. Guided tours are possible.


SIGHTSEEING

  • Features:
  • The parish church and its altar, pulpit remarkable (XIX).
  • The White Penitents chapel (XVIII).
  • The Chapel of Our Lady of Hi Bridge, a place of pilgrimage.
  • The Gates Margot (XV).
  • The houses decorated Renaissance and shell St Jacques.
  • The Valley Corrèze, classified site.
  • To do:
  • Hiking routes (organization of the Office of Tourism).
  • Heritage Route in the closed city.
  • Swimming pool, various sports.

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • Numerous animations associations throughout the year, including:
  • Hiking.
  • Public library.
  • Exhibitions at the cultural center.
  • Concerts, cabaret, theater.
  • Tests international cycling handisport in May.
  • Fire of Saint John in June
  • Animation July 14.
  • Frequently Asked Potters in July.
  • Festival of language and culture limousines in August.
  • Animations Sunday morning in July to August.
  • Celebration of the fungus in October.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • President Chirac's Museum in Sarran.
  • Exposure to Jean Ségurel Chaumeil.
  • Castle Sédières and summer festival.
  • Cascades de Gimel.
  • Castle in Moustier-Ventadour Ventadour.
  • Museum of the Middle Ages to Egletons.
  • Centre d'Art Contemporain Meymac.
  • Foundation for Archaeological Marius Vazeilles Meymac.
  • Festival Nuits de Nacre Tulle.
  • Cloisters Museum in Tulle.
  • Museum of Weapons and Resistance in Tulle.
  • Canoeing, Aquarando in Tulle (headquarters) on the river Corrèze.
  • Riding: Chaumeil Egletons Meymac Naves.
  • Tennis: Corrèze, Tulle, Egletons Meymac, etc..
  • Pool: Corrèze, Tulle, Egletons.
  • Bodies of water: Meyrignac l'Eglise, Chaumeil Eyrein, Egletons Séchemailles (Meymac-Ambrugeat), Marcillac, Saint-Priest-de-Gimel.
  • Fishing, hunting and various sports.
  • Tree climbing to the leisure of Coiroux in Aubazine (adults and children).
  • Donkeys to Espagnac (hiking).
  • Tables of guidance of Suc in May and the Puy de Sarran.
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Monédières pottery tourCraftFreeSarran (6.6 km)

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PHOTOS

Chapelle Notre-Dame du Pont's HiChapelle Notre-Dame du Pont's Hi
 
Centre villageCentre village
Gate fifteenth MargotGate fifteenth Margot
 
From steeple steepleFrom steeple steeple
The Valley in autumnThe Valley in autumn
 
Area of ​​PialleArea of ​​Pialle
Bridge early eighteenthBridge early eighteenth
  

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WEATHER

Thursday 24 July
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Friday 25 July
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Saturday 26 July
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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 6.5 km from Corrèze60 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 3 bedroomsLa Rosabelle     NEW
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 7.5 km from Corrèze48 € the double room 
House with 5 bedroomsLa Belle Lumiëre  
Seilhac
We are happy to welcome you in our spacious romantic house. Parking is available in front of the house and a sunny garden surrounds it.
Located 12.3 km from CorrèzeFrom 40 € to 60 € the double room 
House with 2 bedroomsChantefable    
10
Tulle
Beautiful house in Croix de Bar, two kilometers from the medieval center of Tulle in Correze near the Lot and Dordogne. A region where life is good with its mild climate, its been very...
Located 13.7 km from Corrèze55 € 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 11.1 km from CorrèzeFrom 380 € to 560 € per week 
Chalet for 2 personsChalet Sainte Fortunade près de Tulle  
9.9
Sainte-Fortunade
Wooden chalet on wooded and fenced 300 m² swimming pool with the owner field. Quiet and relaxing in nature. Beautiful sunshine. To see: - Sainte Fortunade: His castles and producers...
Located 19 km from CorrèzeFrom 220 € to 295 € per week 
Ground floor for 4 personsGîte dans demeure en pierre  
9.4
Sainte-Fortunade
Furnished ground floor in a beautiful house stone house located in a village in the countryside. Quiet and relaxing in nature. Beautiful sunshine. Close to: Shops, Fishing, Lake, Hiking,...
Located 19 km from CorrèzeFrom 220 € to 295 € 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 26 km from Corrèze11.10 € per day 
15 places over 1,5 haLe Chazal   
9.4
Saint-Hilaire-Peyroux
Le Chazal, an old farm built in 1781, surrounded by fields and woods. Is located only 10 km NE of Brive-la-Gaillarde in Corrèze (19) in the - rural environment of the municipality of...
Located 26 km from Corrèze15 € per day 
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 28 km from Corrèze 

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HOTELS

Mercure Correze La Seniorie - Hotel in CorrèzeMercure Correze La Seniorie     
8.6
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 in CorrèzeRoom from 105 €
Auberge De La Tradition - Hotel in CorrèzeAuberge De La Tradition     
8.4
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 in CorrèzeRoom from 55 €
Au Bois de Calais - Hotel in CorrèzeAu Bois de Calais    
6.3
Corrèze
Au Bois de Calais offers a self-catering cottage located just outside the village of Corrèze, in the Millevaches Natural Regional Park. It includes access to the camping site’s heated...
Located in CorrèzeRoom from 72 €

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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...
Corrèze
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