Orgnac-sur-Vézère

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TownOrgnac-sur-Vézère
Insee code19154
Postcode19410
Latitude45.3353490
Longitude1.4509020
AltitudeFrom 171 to 406 meters
Surface18.76 km²
Population307 inhabitants
Density16 inhabitants/km²

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Chief townTulle (at 42 km, 48 min)Estivaux at 3.5 km
DepartmentCorrèzeSaint-Solve at 4.9 km
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TOWN PRESENTATION

The town is part of the circuit of Vézère Valley.

The church was rebuilt in the 14th century, has many masterpieces including an altarpiece of the seventeenth, eighteenth century. It covers the statues of St Martin and St Etienne Aubazine. In addition, wall paintings of the thirteenth, fourteenth and seventeenth centuries were discovered during work in the church. This setting is located in the choir of the church, is an altarpiece painted. Some patterns are representative of the baroque iconography. The patterns and texts of the medallions have the theme of the Annunciation.

The site Comborn, pride orgnacois, which remain today the tower and buildings, overlooking the valley on a rocky promontory surrounded on three sides by the Vézère. This site was home to the Middle Ages one of the most powerful aristocratic dynasties of the Lower Limousin: Viscounts of the Comborn.


SIGHTSEEING

  • The church, its altar and the seventeenth eighteenth, its mural paintings of the thirteenth, fourteenth and seventeenth centuries.
  • Comborn Castle: Located on the right bank of the Vézère, he has crossed a spur. Heavy stone defensive structures were built with three walls from the 11th to the 14th century. Beside the main building of 1753, subsitent fortifications,''a''main tower of the 11th century, three underground rooms, the castle ruins of the 15th and a chapel. This site was home to the Middle Ages one of the most powerful aristocratic dynasties of the Lower Limousin: the Comborn. Guided tours available by appointment only. Tel. : +33 5 55 73 77 23.
  • The valley of the Vézère.

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • The first weekend of July: annual village festival with fireworks on Sunday evening, entertainment.
  • The first Sunday of September: Garage sale.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • The Charterhouse of Glandier to Beyssac
  • Vigeois: the Abbey of the 12th century, the old bridge, if the millennium. Lake Pontcharal allowed for swimming and fishing.
  • Donzenac: the medieval city of Travassac and Pans.
  • Many hiking routes.
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Treetop trail - barefoot pathsNature and the outdoors19 €Ussac (17 km)

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PHOTOS

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WEATHER

Thursday 18 September
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Min. 17°C - Max. 24°C
Friday 19 September
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Min. 19°C - Max. 26°C
Saturday 20 September
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Min. 16°C - Max. 26°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantL'Auberge sur Vézère  
6.8
Saint-Viance
The Auberge sur Vezere welcomes you in the heart of Corrèze, in a green setting. A few minutes from Brive-la-Gaillarde, enjoy the quiet of the countryside. They will serve you authentic...
Located 13.3 km from Orgnac-sur-Vézère34 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Saint-Robert gite et chambres
Saint-Robert
Dining on the terrace with views over the valley, home cooking, in which local products have a special place, duck breast, duck confit, veal chop Limousin.
Located 15.2 km from Orgnac-sur-VézèreFrom 20 € to 35 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantChâteau de Castel Novel  
8.9
Varetz
The Château de Castel Novel offers an unforgettable moment in a castle dating from the 13th and 15th centuries in the heart of Limousin. In an elegant dining rooms or on the terrace,...
Located 16.3 km from Orgnac-sur-Vézère56 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 5 bedroomsFerme de la Borde    
8
Saint-Bonnet-l'Enfantier
In the quiet of a country divided between Perigord and Limousin, easily accessible (6 km from crossing highway A20-A89), a house with stones and ocher color slate stands amid a grove...
Located 6.9 km from Orgnac-sur-Vézère54 € the double room 
Manor house with 4 bedroomsManoir lascaux    
9.2
Objat
Ex-renovated mansion, with flowered garden comprising: 1 bedroom with suite 2/4 pers. shower, toilet, tv, microwave and. refrigerator direct outside access. 1 Air conditioned upstairs....
Located 8.9 km from Orgnac-sur-VézèreFrom 60 € to 75 € the double room 
House with 5 bedroomsBois-viel    
9.1
Saint-Ybard
Large country house, quiet 1 km village. Jeux a children's pool, tennis. Proximité water bodies (Masseret Vigeois Seilhac), practice of canoe kayak (Uzerche Treignac) fields racing...
Located 13.4 km from Orgnac-sur-Vézère66 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Apartment for 4 personsLe Limaçon
Beyssac
Le Limacon, a cottage in a renovated barn with a great view over the French countryside. In La Grange Vieille, a small hamlet in western Corrèze,. Lounge / kitchen with a woodburner,...
Located 3.8 km from Orgnac-sur-VézèreFrom 345 € to 565 € per week 
House for 5 personsGites la Colline  
9.7
Saint-Solve
Mirabelle, a pretty cottage in an old farm, beautiful countryside views. On the edge of La Chapelle Salamard, a tiny old village in the west of the Corrèze. Lounge/kitchen, upstairs...
Located 6 km from Orgnac-sur-VézèreFrom 335 € to 560 € per week 
Villa for 8 personsL'Ancienne Ecole Troche
Troche
L'Ancienne Ecole in the Corrèze. This former school is located on the highest point of the village of Troche, located in the hilly countryside of the department of Corrèze, a stone's...
Located 6.1 km from Orgnac-sur-VézèreFrom 695 € to 1395 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
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 5.1 km from Orgnac-sur-Vézère11.40 € 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 7.8 km from Orgnac-sur-Vézère11.10 € per day 
25 places over 1,5 haLe Domaine Bleu   
9.4
Saint-Pardoux-Corbier
This campground with 25 sites, near a small village with cafe and fresh bread, is located near a lake (fishing!), with tennis court, and is surrounded by nature with plenty of space...
Located 10.5 km from Orgnac-sur-Vézère13 € per day 

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HOTELS

Hotel de l'Hippodrome - Hotel in Orgnac-sur-VézèreHotel de l'Hippodrome  
Arnac-Pompadour
Offering a garden with a shaded terrace and free WiFi access in all areas, Hotel de l'Hippodrome is located in Arnac-Pompadour just 100 metres from Château de Pompadour and the city's...
Located 8.7 km from Orgnac-sur-VézèreRoom from 46 €
Hôtel de France - Hotel in Orgnac-sur-VézèreHôtel de France     
7.9
Objat
Situated in the centre of Objat, Hotel de France offers en suite rooms with free Wi-Fi access, air conditioning and satellite TV. You can enjoy fishing and hiking in the area. A continental...
Located 8.7 km from Orgnac-sur-VézèreRoom from 48 €
Inter-Hotel Les Coquelicots - Hotel in Orgnac-sur-VézèreInter-Hotel Les Coquelicots     
9.1
Saint-Pardoux-l'Ortigier
This Inter-Hotel is located in a quiet park between the Limousin, Quercy and Perigord regions. It offers guests free access to the outdoor swimming pool. The Inter-Hotel Les Coquelicots...
Located 9.2 km from Orgnac-sur-VézèreRoom from 70 €

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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 congress centre and a cinema....
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