Gimel-les-Cascades tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: Gimel-les-Cascades is a pretty village in Correze best known for its ancient toll bridge and castle and its scenic waterfalls

Gimel-les-Cascades 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 Gimel-les-Cascades. For detailed visitor information see the Gimel-les-Cascades 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 Gimel-les-Cascades in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Correze (village) at 8 km and Aubazine at 20 km.

Gimel-les-Cascades, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Tulle guide
Correze (village)

Correze (village)

at 8 km (direction north-north-east)

Correze is a very small village but the historic quarter certainly merits...

See Correze (village) guide


at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Aubazine guide
Arboretum Al Gaulhia

Arboretum Al Gaulhia

Garden at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

The Arboretum Al Gaulhia is a 10 hectare arboretum with gardens and...

See Arboretum Al Gaulhia guide


at 24 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Argentat guide


at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

The Vézère Valley below and the numerous historic monuments up the hill...

See Uzerche guide


at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

Both the medieval centre of Donzenac and the steep wooded slopes that...

See Donzenac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction north-north-west)

The medieval quarter around the 11th century church is the highlight in...

See Treignac guide


at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

Vigeois is a village with a pretty medieval bridge on the Vézère...

See Vigeois guide


at 30 km (direction south-west)

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

See Meyssac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction south-west)

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

See Collonges-la-Rouge guide
Tours de Merle

Tours de Merle

Castle at 32 km (direction south-east)

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

See Tours de Merle guide
Les Jardins de Colette

Les Jardins de Colette

Garden at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

The Jardins de Colette is a garden which represents the life of...

See Les Jardins de Colette guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Curemonte guide

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Markets in and near Gimel-les-Cascades

  • Tulle: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Monceaux-sur-Dordogne: market Thursday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Brive-la-Gaillarde: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Saturday all day (29km)
  • Allassac: market Wednesday & Friday (30km)
  • Meyssac: market Tuesday & Friday (31km)
  • Bugeat: market Thursday - seasonal market only (34km)
  • Objat: market Sunday (35km)
  • Meymac: market Friday - seasonal market only (35km)
  • Mauriac: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (39km)
  • Vayrac: market Thursday & Saturday (40km)

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Tourist attractions near Gimel-les-Cascades, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Millevaches en Limousin (43km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (34km)
  • Jardin de la Ganille (45km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (47km)
  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (55km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascades de Gimel (0km)
  • Gouffre de la Fage (34km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Salins (44km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)


Geography and distances

Gimel-les-Cascades is in the southern-centre of France at 8 kilometres from Tulle, the department capital (general information: Gimel-les-Cascades is 397 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gimel-les-Cascades

Canton: Tulle-Campagne-Sud

Arrondissement: Tulle

Department: Correze

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 19800

Distance to Gimel-les-Cascades

from Tulle (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 397 km

from Calais: 628 km

from Nice: 465 km

from Bordeaux: 197 km

from Strasbourg: 578 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Gimel-les-Cascades from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bar, Chanac-les-Mines, Les AngLes sur-Correze, Saint-Bonnet-Avalouze, Saint-Martial-de-Gimel and Saint-Priest-de-Gimel.

This page in French: Visiter Gimel-les-Cascades