Turenne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Turenne in Correze

Visit Turenne: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The medieval village at Turenne still also has two fortified towers, and beautiful views across Limousin

Important note

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

Turenne is situated in the Correze department and Limousin region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the southern-centre of France at 28 kilometres from Tulle, the department capital (general information: Turenne is 427 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Turenne include "most beautiful village".

Popular places to visit nearby include Meyssac at 8 km and Martel at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Turenne, 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 Turenne in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Turenne

Markets in and near Turenne

  • Meyssac: market Tuesday & Friday (7km)
  • Brive-la-Gaillarde: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Saturday all day (13km)
  • Martel: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Vayrac: market Thursday & Saturday (15km)
  • Souillac: market Friday (19km)
  • Terrasson: market Thursday (23km)
  • Allassac: market Wednesday & Friday (24km)
  • Bretenoux: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Monceaux-sur-Dordogne: market Thursday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Tulle: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)

More information about Turenne, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Turenne, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Turenne.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (19km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (19km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (26km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (30km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (39km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (22km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (23km)
  • Jardins du château de Losse (36km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (40km)
  • Jardins du château de Hautefort (41km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (42km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (44km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (48km)
  • Jardin de Conty (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de la Fage (7km)
  • Gouffre de Padirac (26km)
  • Cascades de Gimel (34km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (38km)
  • Grotte du Grand Roc (46km)

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) (28km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Turenne

Canton: Meyssac

Arrondissement: Brive-la-Gaillarde

Department: Correze

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 19500

Distance to Turenne

from Tulle (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 427 km

from Calais: 656 km

from Nice: 476 km

from Bordeaux: 171 km

from Strasbourg: 612 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cavagnac, Collonges-la-Rouge, Cressensac, Jugeals-Nazareth, Ligneyrac, Noailhac, Noailles, Saillac and Sarrazac.

This page in French: Visiter Turenne