Surroundingss

The Corrèze is located at the south of the Massif Central. The department is quiet and green and has a lot of beautiful views and authentic villages. There are numerous lakes, rivers, waterfalls and forests with beautiful paths to walk on. The campsite is situated along the river the Dordogne, between the villiages Argentat and Beaulieu. It’s very quiet and calm. If you do hear anything, then it probably will be the mooning of the Limousin cows, the flowing river or a lost waterfall.

Everywhere in the countryside are picturesque castles and picturesque villages labeled as “les plus beaux villages de France”.

The following list shows (according to us) the main and most fun atrractions in the area:

Our “home towns” Argentat and Beaulieu.

“Les plus beaux villages de France”:

Collonges la Rouge, Carennac, Curemonte, Turenne, Loubressac and Autoire. And of course the famous, beautiful, ‘against the rocks attached’ Rocamadour.

Castles:

Castelnau, Montal, Sédières and the ruins of the Tour the Merle.

Waterfalls:

Cascade de Murel, Combe Jean and Gimel and the waterfalls of the Cantal.

Caves:

Padirac (you can see the caves while you are sitting in a little boat!), Lacave, Presque and Fage.

Various:

  • Summer evening markets with many local products;
  • Les Barrages de la Vallée de la Dordogne; follow a route along some famous dams (some parts of the route are possible to navigate by Gabare);
  • The nearby mountains (old volcanoes) of the Cantal;
  • Museums: president Jacques Chirac, Neanderthal and the Middle age-Museum;
  • The monkeyforest (Foret des singes) and the rock of the Eagles nearby Roccamadour.

Cantal

Foret des singes

Barrage de Chastang

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