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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

Visit Chauffour-sur-Vell: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Meyssac at 5 km and Collonges-la-Rouge at 5 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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.

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...

See Meyssac guide


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

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

See Collonges-la-Rouge guide


Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction east)

In a lovely hilltop position, Curemonte is less touristic...

See Curemonte guide


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

The medieval village at Turenne still also has two...

See Turenne guide


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

Numerous medieval towers and other fascinating buildings ensure that...

See Martel guide


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...

See Carennac guide


at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne guide
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...

See Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux guide
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...

See Gouffre de Padirac guide


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

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

See Loubressac guide


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

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

See Souillac guide


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

Autoire is very small but very pleasant to explore,...

See Autoire guide


at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

The highlight of a visit to Argentat is the lovely view...

See Argentat guide


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

One of the most visited destinations in France, Rocamadour is...

See Rocamadour guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chauffour-sur-Vell


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

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