Turenne

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TownTurenne
Insee code19273
Postcode19500
Latitude45.0531900
Longitude1.5800030
AltitudeFrom 140 to 408 meters
Surface28.03 km²
Population805 inhabitants
Density28 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelLigneyrac at 3.1 km
Chief townTulle (at 40 km, 47 min)Jugeals-Nazareth at 3.5 km
DepartmentCorrèzeNoailhac at 3.7 km
RegionLimousinSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Turenne superb medieval village is located 15 km south of Brive la Gaillarde and is one of the most beautiful villages of France.

Until 1738 the Vicomte de Turenne stretched over one third of the lower Limousin, Quercy and high Perigord Sarlat. There were then about 100 000 inhabitants, 111 parishes and 1 200 villages. The construction of the castle lasted about 4 centuries. Turenne has seen a succession four families in eight centuries (984 to 1738). In 1738, Turenne is sold to Louis 15th to 4 200 000 pounds to repay debts games Charles Godfrey of Bouillon, the last of the Viscounts of La Tour d'Auvergne (which was excerpted Marshal Turenne). Thus ends the quasi-independence of the last French stronghold. The Viscomtins, became subjects of Louis XV, were forced to tax and the king ordered the dismantling of the fortress. In this long period display, a set of beautiful villages around Turenne make a kind of capital.


SIGHTSEEING

The medieval village descends in cascades of the hill, it is ranked among the most beautiful villages in France. It is a city-landscape, the center of a green.

The castle, with its two towers (the tower of the Treasury and the Caesar Tower separated by the Great Garden Browsers), can be visited throughout the year.

The village kept its medieval structure. Most homes are townhouses, because the city was the capital of a quasi-independent territory, a sort of state within the state. The village still retains its structure Protestant in its lower part.

Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office of Turenne
MonumentsChapel of the Capucins,   Collegiate Church Notre-Dame Saint-Pantaléon

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

The Turennoise in March

The votive festival in early July.

The big garage sale in July.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

The Circuit of the most beautiful villages: Collonges-la-Rouge, Curemonte, Beaulieu, Bretenoux Saint-Cere, Autoire Loubressac, Carennac Martel, Rocamadour.

The town of Brive-la-Gaillarde.

Caves: the abyss of Fage Padirac.

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Walk or hike with donkeysNature and the outdoorsFrom 25 € to 45 €Ligneyrac (2.7 km)
See reptiles at a vivariumEntertainment9 €Martel (14.1 km)
18-hole golf course in the Dordogne ValleySports sensations37 €Lachapelle-Auzac (15 km)
Treetop trail - barefoot pathsNature and the outdoors19 €Ussac (16.3 km)
Discovery black truffles and saffronLocal flavours10 €Loubressac (28 km)

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WEATHER

Thursday 24 July
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Min. 12°C - Max. 23°C
Friday 25 July
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Min. 14°C - Max. 23°C
Saturday 26 July
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Min. 15°C - Max. 26°C

RESTAURANTS

 
World food restaurantLe Living  
7.8
  SPECIAL OFFER
Brive-la-Gaillarde
Travelogue - Have you ever wanted to travel around the world? Le Living restaurant offers a journey to the four corners of the Earth through a variety of dishes and typical. Off - Fasten...
Located 11.9 km from Turenne29 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLa Truffe Noire  
8.7
  SPECIAL OFFER
Brive-la-Gaillarde
A FULL HISTORY - In the heart of Brive-la-Gaillarde, you will discover the restaurant La Truffe Noire the place existed since 1873, once it was possible to see roasting meats in the...
Located 12.5 km from Turenne47 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantGarden Ice Cafe  
9
Brive-la-Gaillarde
SPOT FOR ALL! - Both coffee shop, tea, ice cream, bar, brasserie restaurant and lounge as well as the Garden Ice Cafe and multi-dimensional concept maps can be enjoyed at any time of...
Located 12.6 km from Turenne29 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 5 bedroomsLe Clos Marnis    
9
Turenne
In a beautiful complex built in 1711 by the brotherhood of penitents, white and located at the edge of a most beautiful villages in France, Martina and Denis you a warm welcome and...
Located in Turenne66 € the double room 
House with 5 bedroomsAux Sabots Du Causse Corrézien    
10
Nespouls
Welcome. Hello! & Welcome. You do not spend your next vacation or know! You want to kind! On the clean air! Quiet! Freedom! Security! You're on foot, on horseback, by car or motorbike....
Located 7 km from Turenne55 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsChambres d'hotes de st-julien    
9.8
Les Quatre-Routes-du-Lot
It is the crossroads of northern lot, bass Corrèze and Dordogne, the cottages of St-Julien welcome you in our house of the 17th century, with garden, terraces, very beautiful view of...
Located 8.2 km from TurenneFrom 48 € to 68 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 3 personsMaison de caractère sur Turenne   NEW
Turenne
During your stay in this house ground floor in the heart of a small hamlet, you can find nearby the most beautiful villages of France as Turenne and Collonges-la-rouge. Electric heating,...
Located in TurenneFrom 180 € to 260 € per week 
House for 6 personsMaison indépendante au calme  
10
Turenne
Old restored barn with a quiet green area of ​​10 000 m ². You will enjoy both the tranquility of the countryside whilst being close to Brive la Gaillarde and the proximity of the most...
Located in TurenneFrom 190 € to 400 € per week 
Apartment for 6 personsLa diligence   NEW
Noailhac
The Cottage. Sheets and towels provided, ironing facilities and dishwasher. 15 minutes from Brive-la-Gaillarde 4 minutes of Collonges-la-Rouge, our house offers a bright and spacious...
Located 4.1 km from TurenneFrom 400 € to 600 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
150 places over 5 haCamping les Granges    
8.6
Vayrac
Camping along the Dordogne river, shaded park of 5 ha, 150 camping places including 34 mobile homes. Located in the heart of attractions, 20 minutes of Rocamadour, the groots of Padirac,...
Located 15.4 km from TurenneFrom 13.40 € to 16.50 € 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 17.4 km from Turenne15 € per day 
70 places over 3,5 haLes borgnes    
9.1
Saint-Sozy
The campingles Borgnes is on the banks of the Dordogne between two charming villages and Meyronne saint- Sozy, just minutes walk from all amenities including restaurants, grocers, butchers,...
Located 19.8 km from Turenne13 € per day 

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HOTELS

Auberge de Cartassac - Hotel in TurenneAuberge de Cartassac     
8.4
Sarrazac
Ideally set in the north of Lot area, near the city of Brive, this authentic inn welcomes you at the crossroads of green regions rich in history and traditions. The Auberge de Cartassac...
Located 3.2 km from TurenneRoom from 55 €
Hôtel La Clef Des Champs - Hotel in TurenneHôtel La Clef Des Champs    
8
Jugeals-Nazareth
This hotel is located 4 km from the A20 motorway and 5 km from Brive-La-Gaillarde in the Limousin region. It offers a bar and restaurant serving lunches and has en suite guest rooms....
Located 5.6 km from TurenneRoom from 35 €
Le Relais du Quercy - Hotel in TurenneLe Relais du Quercy     
8
Meyssac
Located in Meyssac, this 2-star hotel offers an outdoor swimming pool, a bar and a restaurant in a garden setting. Free Wi-Fi access is provided throughout the property, and Brives...
Located 7.3 km from TurenneRoom from 62 €

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Akena City Brive
Set on the city’s outskirts, this 2-star hotel offers air-conditioned guest rooms with free Wi-Fi, an LCD TV and a DVD player. Brive-la-Gaillarde Train...
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