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Marcillac-la-Croisille - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Corrèze

Very pretty village with a lake Correze of great beauty.

The village stands on a relatively wide plateau surrounded by the gorges of Doustre, the Luzège and Dordogne.

The name comes from Marcillac Marcilius own name, from Latin or Roman, and Croisille mean "small cross". In the 12th century there were two churches: the church Tall Marcillac, the lower church, La Croisille, then these municipalities merged to form a single.

The present church was rebuilt in 1860 and recalls the shape of his ship, a barn with three spans. The slope of the roof allows a slate roofing, portal type Limousin has a curious slab lintel glass windows sized, semicircular (five and five north to south), are decorated with beautiful stained glass glass tiles, its flat head is pierced by two bays, also neo-Romanesque. The gate tower, square at the top level, becomes octagonal in its upper part. It is surmounted by a spire covered with slate. Bouyeure's house on the town hall square, dates from the early 18th century.

The tram county "the Transcorrézien" (channel-Ussel Tulle from 1913 to 1960) has long crossed the small town which has developed mainly built along the route. The train passed over the viaduct Lantourne remarkable bridge Truss, who today became only road (D131).

Marcillac said Dam (hydroelectric plant Valletta, 1949) is on the neighboring commune of Saint-Pardoux-la-Croisille.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude45.2734780 (N 45° 16’ 25”)
Longitude2.0316430 (E 2° 1’ 54”)
AltitudeFrom 247m to 642m
Surface area38.69 km²
Population875 inhabitants
Density22 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureTulle (26 km, 33 min)
Insee code19125
IntercommunalityCC de Ventadour
TerritoryLimousin, Massif Central

Nearest cities & towns

Lafage-sur-Sombre4.5 km (8 min)
Clergoux6.1 km (10 min)
Saint-Pardoux-la-Croisille6.3 km (10 min)
Champagnac-la-Noaille6.6 km (12 min)
Saint-Merd-de-Lapleau7.3 km (9 min)
Le Jardin7.8 km (9 min)
Gros-Chastang9 km (13 min)
Gumond10.9 km (15 min)
Saint-Hilaire-Foissac11.4 km (18 min)
Chapelle-Spinasse11.8 km (13 min)
Eyrein13.2 km (20 min)
Saint-Martin-la-Méanne13.4 km (15 min)
Montaignac-Saint-Hippolyte13.7 km (20 min)
Lapleau14.7 km (20 min)
La Roche-Canillac15.4 km (21 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Leisure centres

Events and festivities


The beaches
The beaches
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City Council Marcillac-la-Croisille
City Council Marcillac-la-Croisille
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Central Village
Central Village
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House Beautiful
House Beautiful
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Outskirts Lake
Outskirts Lake
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Beautiful village house
Beautiful village house
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Friday 20 october
Min. 12°C - Max. 17°C
Saturday 21 october
Min. 10°C - Max. 14°C
Sunday 22 october
Min. 7°C - Max. 11°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Rest and recuperation at Sothys contemporary botanical gardens
Nature and the great outdoors4 € to 6 € Auriac (12.2 km)
Les Têtes en l’air Adventure Park
Entertainment10 € to 19 € Saint-Priest-de-Gimel (13.2 km)
Horse ride in the Malesse Forest
Sports sensations18 € to 145 € Saint-Privat (18.4 km)
2-9 day hike with a donkey
Nature and the great outdoors138 € to 599 € Ligneyrac (41 km)
Wakeboarding with a water-skiing school
Sports sensations18 € Lanobre (42 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
From Seyviolle to Tiolade
HikeIntermediate2h00Veyrières (28 km)
The fountains and bread ovens tour
HikeIntermediate5h00Sérilhac (32 km)
Village of Fontanges
Village visitEasy1h00Fontanges (41 km)
Puy de Mont Circuit
HikeEasy2h00Vayrac (44 km)
The vineyards
HikeIntermediate3h00Concèze (55 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals



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