Chauffour-sur-Vell tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chauffour-sur-Vell in Correze

Photo is of Meyssac at 5 km from Chauffour-sur-Vell

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Chauffour-sur-Vell is situated in the Correze department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Meyssac at 5 km and Collonges-la-Rouge at 5 km.

Chauffour-sur-Vell, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 5 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction east)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction west-north-west)

The medieval village at Turenne still also has two fortified towers, and...

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at 10 km (direction south-west), in the Lot department

Numerous medieval towers and other fascinating buildings ensure that Martel retains its...

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Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction south-south-east), in the Lot department

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

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at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux

Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux

Castle at 17 km (direction south-east), in the Lot department

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

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at 18 km (direction east-south-east), in the Lot department

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

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at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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Gouffre de Padirac

Gouffre de Padirac

Cave at 19 km (direction south-south-east), in the Lot department

The Gouffre de Padirac is the most popular cave system in France...

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Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction south-east), in the Lot department

Both the unspoiled nature of the village and the beautiful views make...

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at 20 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lot department

The town of Souillac is enjoyable to explore, and well placed to...

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Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction south-east), in the Lot department

Autoire is very small but very pleasant to explore, while nearby you...

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Markets in and near Chauffour-sur-Vell

  • Meyssac: market Tuesday & Friday (4km)
  • Vayrac: market Thursday & Saturday (8km)
  • Martel: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Bretenoux: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Brive-la-Gaillarde: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Saturday all day (19km)
  • Souillac: market Friday (20km)
  • Monceaux-sur-Dordogne: market Thursday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Tulle: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Allassac: market Wednesday & Friday (31km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Thursday - seasonal market only (31km)

More information about Chauffour-sur-Vell, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Chauffour-sur-Vell, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (18km)
  • Chateau Montal (23km)
  • Assier Chateau (41km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (12km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (20km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (31km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (33km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (38km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de la Fage (15km)
  • Gouffre de Padirac (19km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (32km)
  • Cascades de Gimel (35km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (24km)

Geography and distances

Chauffour-sur-Vell is in the southern-centre of France at 29 kilometres from Tulle, the department capital (general information: Chauffour-sur-Vell is 430 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chauffour-sur-Vell

Canton: Meyssac

Arrondissement: Brive-la-Gaillarde

Department: Correze

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 19500

Distance to Chauffour-sur-Vell

from Tulle (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 430 km

from Calais: 660 km

from Nice: 469 km

from Bordeaux: 178 km

from Strasbourg: 609 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Chauffour-sur-Vell from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Branceilles, Cavagnac, Cazillac, Collonges-la-Rouge, Condat, Curemonte, Le Pescher, Les Quatre-Routes-du-Lot, Ligneyrac, Marcillac-la-Croze, Meyssac, Saillac, Saint-Bazile-de-Meyssac, Saint-Julien-Maumont, Saint-Michel-de-Bannieres, Strenquels and Vegennes.

This page in French: Visiter Chauffour-sur-Vell