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Vegennes tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Curemonte at 3 km from Vegennes

Visit Vegennes: highlights and tourist information

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Vegennes is situated in the Correze department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Curemonte at 3 km and Carennac at 7 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Vegennes, 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 Vegennes in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Curemonte

Curemonte

Most Beautiful Village at 3 km (direction north-east)

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

See Curemonte guide
Carennac

Carennac

Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction south), in the Lot department

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

See Carennac guide
Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne

Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne

at 8 km (direction east)

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

See Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne guide
Meyssac

Meyssac

at 10 km (direction north-west)

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

See Meyssac guide
 
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Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux

Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux

Castle at 11 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
Collonges-la-Rouge

Collonges-la-Rouge

Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction north-west)

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

See Collonges-la-Rouge guide
Martel

Martel

at 11 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lot department

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

See Martel guide
Loubressac

Loubressac

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

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

See Loubressac guide
Gouffre de Padirac

Gouffre de Padirac

Cave at 14 km (direction south), in the Lot department

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

See Gouffre de Padirac guide
Turenne

Turenne

Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Turenne guide
Autoire

Autoire

Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction south-south-east), in the Lot department

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

See Autoire guide
Saint-Cere

Saint-Cere

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

Some of the highlights in Saint-Cere are rather hidden...

See Saint-Cere guide
Argentat

Argentat

at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Argentat guide
Souillac

Souillac

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

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

See Souillac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Vegennes

 
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Markets in and near Vegennes

  • Vayrac: market Thursday & Saturday (4km)
  • Meyssac: market Tuesday & Friday (9km)
  • Bretenoux: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Martel: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Monceaux-sur-Dordogne: market Thursday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Souillac: market Friday (23km)
  • Brive-la-Gaillarde: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Saturday all day (26km)
  • Tulle: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Thursday - seasonal market only (33km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Saturday (33km)

Hotels near Vegennes

More information about Vegennes, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Vegennes, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Castelnau-Bretenoux Chateau (11km)
  • Chateau Montal (16km)
  • Assier Chateau (36km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (7km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (23km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (33km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (40km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (42km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (33km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (38km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (46km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (50km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (50km)
  • Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel (61km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de Padirac (14km)
  • Gouffre de la Fage (22km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (27km)
  • Cascades de Gimel (36km)

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) (22km)
 
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Geography and distances

Vegennes is in the southern-centre of France at 32 kilometres from Tulle, the department capital (general information: Vegennes is 433 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vegennes

Canton: Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne

Arrondissement: Brive-la-Gaillarde

Department: Correze

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 19120

Distance to Vegennes

from Tulle (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 433 km

from Calais: 664 km

from Nice: 462 km

from Bordeaux: 183 km

from Strasbourg: 608 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Betaille, Billac, Branceilles, Chauffour-sur-Vell, Condat, Curemonte, Liourdres, Nonards, Puy-d'Arnac, Queyssac-les-Vignes, Saint-Michel-de-Bannieres and Vayrac.

This page in French: Visiter Vegennes

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