Argentat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Argentat in Correze

Visit Argentat: highlights and tourist information

Travel Guide To Visit Attractions Book a visit

France This Way comment: The highlight of a visit to Argentat is the lovely view across the river from the quais

Argentat is situated in the Correze department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Argentat. For detailed visitor information see the Argentat travel guide.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Argentat in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne at 15 km and Curemonte at 18 km.

Argentat, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Tours de Merle

Tours de Merle

Castle at 11 km (direction east)

The Tours de Merle is a group of medieval castles in ruins...

See Tours de Merle guide


at 15 km (direction south-west)

The town of Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne you can explore the attractive old town and...

See Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction west-south-west)

In a lovely hilltop position, Curemonte is less touristic than many of...

See Curemonte guide


at 21 km (direction west)

Meyssac is a village in Correze with an interesting historic centre built...

See Meyssac guide


at 21 km (direction south-south-west), in the Lot department

The town of Bretenoux has a medieval square, colombage houses and a...

See Bretenoux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction west)

The village of Collonges-le-Rouge is very distinctive, being built almost entirely from...

See Collonges-la-Rouge guide


at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

Aubazine is a small village in Corrèze with an important 12th century...

See Aubazine guide
Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux

Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux

Castle at 24 km (direction south-south-west), in the Lot department

The Chateau de Castelnau-Loubressac is an imposing medieval castle built in red...

See Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux guide


at 24 km (direction north-west)

The area around the cathedral and the river frontage in Tulle both...

See Tulle guide
Chateau de Laroque

Chateau de Laroque

Castle at 24 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cantal department

Chateau de Laroque is a 13th century fortified castle on a hill...

See Chateau de Laroque guide


at 24 km (direction north-north-west)

Gimel-les-Cascades is a pretty village in Correze best known for its ancient...

See Gimel-les-Cascades guide


at 24 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cantal department

In Laroquebrou you can see the Cere river below the village and...

See Laroquebrou guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction south-west), in the Lot department

There are numerous architectural highlights and attractive buildings in Carennac, one of...

See Carennac guide


at 26 km (direction south-south-west), in the Lot department

Some of the highlights in Saint-Cere are rather hidden away, so take...

See Saint-Cere guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Correze

Arrange a visit to Argentat

Book hotels, car hire and flights

Organise your visit using the options shown...

Hotels in Argentat best prices


For great prices on car hire throughout France and Corsica please visit our recommended partner at

Reserve excursions

Map of places to visit near Argentat


Markets in and near Argentat

  • Monceaux-sur-Dordogne: market Thursday - seasonal market only (3km)
  • Bretenoux: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Meyssac: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Tulle: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Laroquebrou: market Friday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Vayrac: market Thursday & Saturday (24km)
  • Martel: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Brive-la-Gaillarde: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Saturday all day (33km)
  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (34km)
  • Allassac: market Wednesday & Friday (41km)

More information about Argentat, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Argentat, France

What to do at Argentat? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Argentat.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (23km)
  • Chateau Montal (26km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (25km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (42km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Verger de Déduit (41km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascades de Gimel (24km)
  • Gouffre de Padirac (30km)
  • Gouffre de la Fage (33km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (42km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (37km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (41km)

Geography and distances

Argentat is in the southern-centre of France at 24 kilometres from Tulle, the department capital (general information: Argentat is 420 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Argentat

Canton: Argentat

Arrondissement: Tulle

Department: Correze

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 19400

Distance to Argentat

from Tulle (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 420 km

from Calais: 651 km

from Nice: 451 km

from Bordeaux: 200 km

from Strasbourg: 588 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Argentat from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Hautefage, La Chapelle-Saint-Geraud, Monceaux-sur-Dordogne, Saint-Chamant, Saint-Martial-Entraygues and Sexcles.

This page in French: Visiter Argentat