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Peyrat-le-Château

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Vienne

Peyrat-le-Château - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Vienne
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At the heart of Limousin and Millevaches en Limousin Natural Park, 10 minutes from Lake Vassivière in Pays Monts et Barrages, Peyrat-le-Château, a small town in the Gallo-Roman past, called Peyrat-le-Fort in the Middle Ages and Peyrat-la- Mountain under the Revolution, will reveal many surprises: an exceptional architectural heritage, its fifteenth pond, its square tower (XV) and its church dedicated to St. Martin (XIV)...

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
Population944 inhabitants
Density17 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

Places of interest

Information points

Events and festivities

Photos

View of the pond and the square tower
View of the pond and the square tower
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Square tower and Resistance Museum
Square tower and Resistance Museum
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Spring Regatta
Spring Regatta
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Viewpoint Way poets
Viewpoint Way poets
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Summer Market
Summer Market
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of Auphelle Beach
of Auphelle Beach
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View of town and church of St. Martin
View of town and church of St. Martin
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night market
night market
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walking Tour of Lake
walking Tour of Lake
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Feast of St Amour
Feast of St Amour
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Weather

Tuesday 6 december
Min. 11°C - Max. 11°C
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Wednesday 7 december
Min. 10°C - Max. 10°C
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Thursday 8 december
Min. 10°C - Max. 10°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Birch sap Culture
Arts and Crafts30 € to 50 € Eymoutiers (11.1 km)
Western Ranch Horse-riding
Sports sensations25 € Saint-Setiers (31 km)

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)
Trip around Lake Saint-Pardoux
HikeEasy6h00Razès (42 km)
Nexon Castle Park
HikeIntermediate1h15Nexon (48 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels