Just south of Limoges in the Limousin, the Correze lies on the upper reaches of the River Dordogne and offers the chance to enjoy some beautiful unspoilt countryside.
The local medieval town of Beaulieu sur Dordogne has a colourful twice weekly market, a large supermarket, several banks, specialist shops and quality restaurants offering duck, a local speciality and the famous Limousin beef.
The area boasts several of France’s most beautiful villages including: Collonges la Rouge with its distinctive red stone buildings, Turenne, Curemonte, Autoire, Loubressac and Rocamadour, a natural and religious site perched high on a rocky plateau and famous for its cheese.
Other places of interest are St Cere which hosts an annual music festival in the summer and the large town of Brive le Gaillarde with its medieval centre and colourful Saturday market. There are numerous chateaux and superb natural heritage sites dotted throughout the region.
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