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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

Turenne 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 Turenne. For detailed visitor information see the Turenne travel guide.

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 sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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!

Collonges-la-Rouge

Collonges-la-Rouge

Most Beautiful Village at 6 km (direction east)

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

See Collonges-la-Rouge guide
Meyssac

Meyssac

at 8 km (direction east)

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

See Meyssac guide
Martel

Martel

at 13 km (direction south-south-east), in the Lot department

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

See Martel guide
Curemonte

Curemonte

Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Curemonte guide
 
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Les Jardins de Colette

Les Jardins de Colette

Garden at 18 km (direction north-west)

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

See Les Jardins de Colette guide
Souillac

Souillac

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

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

See Souillac guide
Carennac

Carennac

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

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

See Carennac guide
Donzenac

Donzenac

at 20 km (direction north-north-west)

Both the medieval centre of Donzenac and the steep...

See Donzenac guide
Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne

Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne

at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne guide
Salignac-Eyvigues

Salignac-Eyvigues

at 22 km (direction west-south-west), in the Dordogne department

The small town of Salignac-Eyvigues in the Dordogne has...

See Salignac-Eyvigues guide
Les Jardins de l'Imaginaire

Les Jardins de l'Imaginaire

Garden at 23 km (direction west-north-west), in the Dordogne department

The Jardins de l'Imaginaire is a lovely contemporary garden in the Dordogne...

See Les Jardins de l'Imaginaire guide
Terrasson

Terrasson

at 23 km (direction west-north-west), in the Dordogne department

The quiet town of Terrasson in the north of...

See Terrasson guide
Jardins du manoir d'Eyrignac

Jardins du manoir d'Eyrignac

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

The Gardens of the Manoir d'Eyrignac are a remarkable...

See Jardins du manoir d'Eyrignac guide
Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux

Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux

Castle at 25 km (direction east-south-east), in the Lot department

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

See Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Turenne

 
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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

What to do at Turenne? 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

Sites of natural beauty

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)
 
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Geography and distances

Turenne is in the southern-centre of France at 28 kilometres from Tulle, the department capital (general information: Turenne is 427 kilometres from Paris).

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

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