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Ussac

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Corrèze

Ussac - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Corrèze
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Ussac, Corrèze small town, located north of Brive, with an area of ​​2466 hectares and is a haven coveted. Ussac enjoys a privileged location: at the bottom end of the Limousin, in the southern department of Correze Ussac is crossed by the A20 Paris-Toulouse-Spain and soon the A89 Clermont-Ferrand Bordeaux.

With his past and looking to the future, she knew while retaining its traditions and adapt to modernity. The gates of the city galliard, Brive, which offers all the advantages of an urban asset Ussac has kept its charm and identity. So live today Ussac can adopt a lifestyle now highly sought: work in town and live in the country. Full of contrasts, this charming small town manages to maintain a precious balance: an ancient village, traditional and nestled at the foot of the church, overlooking a valley that is home to many new subdivisions and hamlets scattered in the green countryside. It also manages to mingle in a harmonious, the remains of ancient architecture (Chapel Lintillac), a traditional habitat quality (many houses of red sandstone) with modern buildings and modern and functional. Two schools with 230 children, a multipurpose hall capacity, a leisure center expanding a municipal sports park of 7 hectares, three football fields, four tennis courts, a bowling alley, a fishing pond , a fitness trail, a hiking circuit, a multimedia point, a post office and shops, Ussac guarantees its citizens a quality of life that is both practical and user friendly. Many craftsmen and companies booming Ussac to suggest a considerable economic growth in the coming years along with a few farms, vibrant testimony to a strong peasant activity of the past century has left deep footprints in the traditions.

Its origins: The history of the town dates back to the origin of man. Traces of Neolithic remains (underground flint) were discovered, including Saint-Antoine-the-Plantades and at a place called Le Clou. Ussac with its termination "Ac" is of Gallo-Roman village was the domain of a Gallo-Roman "Ulciacum, Ulois" descendant of Caius Fabius, General Julius Caesar. The oldest document in the town of Ussac date of the year 945.

Ussac through time: Under the dependence Civil Vicomte de Turenne, double Barony of Vergy Ussac and passed successively over the centuries in the hands of several families. Ussac was not spared by the Revolution of 1789 to 1799 when Jean-Batiste Lanot, pastor of Ussac since 1783, elected mayor of the town, proved to be a formidable leader of terror. In 1793, following the death of King Louis XVI, the Vendée uprising and the European coalition, the war was at the gates of the country. Eighty Ussacois were "the battalion of the Corrèze" and there were many who took part in the Napoleonic wars in the great army. After the fall of the First Empire, France having regained his composure and order re-established, the inhabitants of Ussac of a laborious life, will make their common "garden Bas Limousin". The common Ussac was saddened by his sixty-three children who died on the battlefields of the Great War (1914-1918), eight during the Second World War from 1939 to 1945 (a stele at the station Ussac commemorates a heroic resistance of 8 August 1944).

Geographical information

MunicipalityUssac
Postcode19270
Latitude45.1910870 (N 45° 11’ 28”)
Longitude1.5083050 (E 1° 30’ 30”)
AltitudeFrom 92m to 304m
Surface area24.63 km²
Population4142 inhabitants
Density168 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureTulle (36 km, 36 min)
Insee code19274
IntercommunalityCA de Brive
DepartmentCorrèze
RegionLimousin

Nearest cities & towns

Brive-la-Gaillarde5.2 km (11 min)
Donzenac5.7 km (9 min)
Varetz6 km (10 min)
Saint-Viance8.2 km (12 min)
Allassac9.8 km (11 min)
Malemort-sur-Corrèze10.7 km (13 min)
Cosnac10.9 km (19 min)
Saint-Pantaléon-de-Larche12.6 km (13 min)
Sainte-Féréole13.3 km (15 min)
Venarsal13.6 km (15 min)
Sadroc14.1 km (14 min)
La Chapelle-aux-Brocs14.1 km (22 min)
Yssandon14.6 km (21 min)

Things to see and do

Events and festivities

Photos

Aerial view of the village with Ussac background
Aerial view of the village with Ussac background
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Republic Square
Republic Square
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View from the Republic Square
View from the Republic Square
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The church of red sandstone
The church of red sandstone
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Hall Ussac
Hall Ussac
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Illumination of the church Lintillac
Illumination of the church Lintillac
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The Pond Griffolet
The Pond Griffolet
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View of the village
View of the village
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View from the village
View from the village
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village Entrance
village Entrance
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The school in the village
The school in the village
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The outdoor tennis
The outdoor tennis
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recreation center
recreation center
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Salle Omnisport
Salle Omnisport
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Point Multimedia
Point Multimedia
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Point reading
Point reading
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Weather

Wednesday 27 may
Min. 9°C - Max. 22°C
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Thursday 28 may
Min. 11°C - Max. 24°C
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Friday 29 may
Min. 13°C - Max. 22°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Treetop trail - barefoot paths
Nature and the great outdoors19 € Ussac
Canoe or kayak hire in the Dordogne
Nature and the great outdoors13 € to 21 € Carsac-Aillac (43 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The fountains and bread ovens tour
HikeIntermediate5h00Sérilhac (21 km)
The vineyards
HikeIntermediate3h00Concèze (22 km)
Puy de Mont Circuit
HikeEasy2h00Vayrac (31 km)
Alzou Gorges
HikeIntermediate5h00Gramat (49 km)
Balade N°1 de la Cité Médiévale de Gourdon
HikeEasy20 minGourdon (52 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels