Municipality located at the confluence of the Dordogne and Vézère it is part of the association Les Plus Beaux Villages de France.
The elm has given its name to the village Limeuil. In Gallo-Roman, the prefix comes from the word Lim lemo meaning elm. And / und drift ialo term designating an open space, a clearing. Limeuil could be translated: A clearing planted with elms.
Limeuil is located in the Purple Perigord, on the border of the Black Perigord. The village is part of the country houses and medieval towns. Cities around Sarlat 36 km, 41 km Bergerac, Périgueux 47 km.