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Tulle

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Corrèze

Capital of the department of Corrèze, Tulle is a city of confluence of two rivers, the Corrèze and Solana. Built in a narrow valley, crowned by seven hills, the city covers about 4 km along the banks of the Corrèze. On each side of buildings ranging in espaliers thus giving the city a unique and very special.

City of know-how between the Lace and accordions Maugein Poinct of Tulle is also a place where you can enjoy delicacies every Wednesday and Saturday morning, market day, the local specialties: potato pie, economic, farcidures , stew, clafoutis, flognarde ...

Geographical information

MunicipalityTulle
Postcode19000
Tourism label
Latitude45.2656500 (N 45° 15’ 56”)
Longitude1.7716970 (E 1° 46’ 18”)
AltitudeFrom 185m to 460m
Surface area24.44 km²
Population15244 inhabitants
Density623 inhabitants/km²
Insee code19272
IntercommunalityCA Tulle Agglo
DepartmentCorrèze
RegionLimousin

Nearest cities & towns

Naves6.3 km (9 min)
Les Angles-sur-Corrèze7 km (12 min)
Laguenne7.1 km (9 min)
Chanac-les-Mines7.4 km (12 min)
Sainte-Fortunade9 km (13 min)
Ladignac-sur-Rondelles9.8 km (16 min)
Favars10.1 km (16 min)
Saint-Bonnet-Avalouze11.1 km (20 min)
Chameyrat11.3 km (18 min)
Cornil11.4 km (17 min)
Gimel-les-Cascades11.5 km (14 min)
Saint-Martial-de-Gimel12.4 km (19 min)
Saint-Mexant12.5 km (18 min)

Things to see and do

The historic center dominated by the Notre Dame Cathedral whose bell tower dominates nearly 73 meters high, through its beautifully landscaped piers along the "Coureuse"; Tulle comes alive around its medieval quarter "the Yard". Through this warren of picturesque streets where small shops, art shops and galleries have fled the city tulle invites visitors to step back in time. Real cultural vessel, the capital of the accordion is also home to numerous renowned festivals, art exhibition and quality craftsmanship... a place for exchanges, encounters and emotions in the heart of the senses.

The Cloister Museum presents lapidary collections of religious art, Poinct of Tulle, art and history of regional techniques.

Arms museum houses a remarkable collection of weapons of France from 1777 to the present.

Places of interest

Leisure centres
Monuments
Performance halls
Transport

Events and festivities

Wednesday and Saturday morning market.

The third Sunday of the month: Flea market.

In January: Jazz Festival "From Blue in Winter".

The second half of May: Funfair of Saint Clair.

The third weekend of September: Festival of Accordion Nuits de Nacre.

In November: International Festival of Photographic Art and Contemporary Music Festival of Choirs O.

Detailed information

Les Nuits de Nacre
The cultural and musical event dedicated to the accordion From 15 to 18 september 2016
Les Francophonies en Limousin
A festival of French-language artistic creation around the worldSeptember / October 2016

Photos

Cathedral of Our Lady of Tulle and home Loyac
Cathedral of Our Lady of Tulle and home Loyac
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Marc-la-Tour: Walking on the promenade of the stone to the discovery of granite sculptures.

Sainte-Fortunade: Castle Park and his church.

Corrèze: Medieval city, Chapel of Our Lady of the Bridge Hi, White Penitents chapel.

Naves: Altarpiece, archaeological site bullring Tintignac.

Saint-Priest-de-Gimel: Pond Ruffaud

Seilhac: Site and lake of Bournazel.

Gimel-les-Cascades: Village church and its treasure, site of waterfalls.

Lagraulière: Forest Blanchefort.

Chanteix: Valley Brezou.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Treetop trail - barefoot paths
Nature and the great outdoors19 € Ussac (19.3 km)
2-9 day hike with a donkey
Nature and the great outdoors138 € to 599 € Ligneyrac (26 km)
Hot air balloon trip
Nature and the great outdoors215 € to 585 € Turenne (28 km)
Horse ride in the Dordogne Valley
Nature and the great outdoors20 € Saint-Jean-Lagineste (49 km)
Visit a goat farm Angora - Mohair
Arts and Crafts3 € Peyrillac-et-Millac (50 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The fountains and bread ovens tour
HikeIntermediate5h00Sérilhac (20 km)
The vineyards
HikeIntermediate3h00Concèze (35 km)
Puy de Mont Circuit
HikeEasy2h00Vayrac (35 km)
From Saint-Mesmin to the Savignac-Lédrier forges
HikeEasy4h00Saint-Mesmin (45 km)
Alzou Gorges
HikeIntermediate5h00Gramat (54 km)

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