Correze places to visit and attractions

Below you can explore some of the most popular highlights and places of interest in the Correze department of Limousin. See also our Correze travel guide

photo of Arboretum Al Gaulhia

Arboretum Al Gaulhia

The Arboretum Al Gaulhia is a 10 hectare arboretum with gardens and ponds, and a wide range of impressive trees
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photo of Argentat


The highlight of a visit to Argentat is the lovely view across the river from the quais
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photo of Arnac-Pompadour


The village of Arnac-Pompadour is centre for a Haras National, and also has an imposing 15th century castle
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photo of Aubazine


Aubazine is a small village in Corrèze with an important 12th century abbey church
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photo of Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne


The town of Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne you can explore the attractive old town and walk along the Dordogne river
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photo of Collonges-la-Rouge


The village of Collonges-le-Rouge is very distinctive, being built almost entirely from red rock
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photo of Correze (village)

Correze (village)

Correze is a very small village but the historic quarter certainly merits a visit
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photo of Curemonte


In a lovely hilltop position, Curemonte is less touristic than many of the 'most beautiful villages in France' but certainly should be visited
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photo of Donzenac


Both the medieval centre of Donzenac and the steep wooded slopes that surround the village contribute equally to its charm
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photo of Gimel-les-Cascades


Gimel-les-Cascades is a pretty village in Correze best known for its ancient toll bridge and castle and its scenic waterfalls
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photo of Les Jardins de Colette

Les Jardins de Colette

The Jardins de Colette is a garden which represents the life of Colette in a series of gardens.
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photo of Lubersac


Lubersac is a small town in Corrèze with a church and a 15th century house among its historic monuments
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photo of Meymac


Meymac should be beter known to tourists - the stone buildings in the town centre are both attractive and interesting
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photo of Meyssac


Meyssac is a village in Correze with an interesting historic centre built in the famous red sandstone of the region
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photo of Saint-Angel


Saint-Angel is a very small village but also a pleasant diversion when you are passing
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photo of Saint-Bonnet-la-Rivière


Saint-Bonnet-la-Rivière is a small village with an unusual round church in the Corrèze countryside
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Centred around the 12th century Church of Saint-Robert, Saint-Robert is classed among the 'most beautiful villages in France'
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photo of Segur-le-Chateau


The part of Segur-le-Chateau with medieval houses next to the river is especially beautiful, but elsewhere there is also much to enjoy
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Tours de Merle

The Tours de Merle is a group of medieval castles in ruins in a picturesque setting above a river
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photo of Treignac


The medieval quarter around the 11th century church is the highlight in the village of Treignac
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photo of Tulle


The area around the cathedral and the river frontage in Tulle both add to the charm of the capital of Correze
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photo of Turenne


The medieval village at Turenne still also has two fortified towers, and beautiful views across Limousin
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photo of Uzerche


The Vézère Valley below and the numerous historic monuments up the hill together make Uzerche one of our favourite Limousin towns
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photo of Vigeois


Vigeois is a village with a pretty medieval bridge on the Vézère river and an 11th century abbey church to see
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For more information see the Correze guide

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Market towns & days in Correze

all markets in morning unless otherwise stated

Allassac: Wednesday & Friday
Bort-les-Orgues: Tuesday & Saturday
Brive-la-Gaillarde: Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Saturday all day
Bugeat: Thursday (high season only)
Meymac: Friday (high season only)
Meyssac: Tuesday & Friday
Monceaux-sur-Dordogne: Thursday (high season only)
Objat: Sunday
Tulle: Wednesday & Saturday
Ussel: Saturday

Tourist attractions to visit in Correze

The following sites have received official "tourist classifications"...

Ville d'etape

Donzenac: See tourist guide

Uzerche: See tourist guide

Sites of Natural Beauty

Gouffre de la Fage

Listed 'Remarkable Gardens'

Jardin de la Ganille

Parc-arboretum de Neuvic d'Ussel

Towns classified as Recommended Detours

Meymac: See tourist guide

Villages classified as "most beautiful villages"

Collonges-la-Rouge: See tourist guide

Curemonte: See tourist guide

Segur-le-Chateau: See tourist guide

Treignac: See tourist guide

Turenne: See tourist guide