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Peyrat-le-Château

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Vienne

At the heart of the Limousin, near Lake Vassivière in Pays Monts et Barrages and Plateau Millevaches.

Geographical information

MunicipalityPeyrat-le-Château
Postcode87470
Tourism label
Latitude45.8136190 (N 45° 48’ 49”)
Longitude1.7736720 (E 1° 46’ 25”)
AltitudeFrom 390m to 776m
Surface area52.96 km²
Population970 inhabitants
Density18 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLimoges (49 km, 52 min)
Insee code87117
IntercommunalityCC des Portes de Vassivière
DepartmentHaute-Vienne
RegionLimousin

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Amand-le-Petit6 km (7 min)
Saint-Martin-Château7.1 km (13 min)
Saint-Julien-le-Petit7.5 km (10 min)
Augne8 km (13 min)
Saint-Junien-la-Bregère9.4 km (10 min)
Eymoutiers10.5 km (11 min)
Saint-Moreil10.8 km (14 min)
Beaumont-du-Lac11.6 km (16 min)
Cheissoux13 km (15 min)
Nedde13.9 km (20 min)
Royère-de-Vassivière14.9 km (18 min)
Bujaleuf15.3 km (22 min)
Faux-Mazuras16.2 km (21 min)
Saint-Pardoux-Morterolles17.1 km (22 min)

Things to see and do

Square tower of the 14th century, ancient keep of the castle, which is reflected in the pond.

Resistance Museum, located in the old main building of the castle.

The lake of Peyrat, located in the heart of the village has a beach, very pleasant to spend the afternoon with the children.

Maison des Moulins.

The site of his galgal Distaff (dry stone mounds which probably dates from the Iron Age) worth a detour. The view extends to the Auvergne volcanoes. The path of the poets, with its granite sculptures, will take you to Lake Vassivière.

Boat ride on Lake Vassivière.

Horse farm.

Hiking, horseback riding and donkey (donkeys) recreation center.

Library, crèche, shops and services ...

Places of interest

Information points

Events and festivities

Concerts, exhibitions, local festivals, day of the fungus, theater, hiking and walking along ...

Photos

The pond and the Tower
The pond and the Tower
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Weather

Sunday 1 march
Min. 7°C - Max. 10°C
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Monday 2 march
Min. 5°C - Max. 8°C
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Tuesday 3 march
Min. 4°C - Max. 8°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Vassivière Lake walk
HikeEasy7h00Beaumont-du-Lac (6.7 km)
Verger Gorges
HikeEasy1h30Bourganeuf (15.7 km)
The Three Spires
HikeEasy4h00Saint-Léger-la-Montagne (36 km)
Nexon Castle Park
HikeIntermediate1h15Nexon (48 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels