That little extra
With great scenery, perfect walking and cycling opportunities, traditional unspoiled towns and some of the most beautiful villages in France, Correze is a favourite French tourist destination, but don't tell anyone because its undiscovered charm is part of the appeal !
Popular places to visit near Brive-la-Gaillarde include Donzenac at a distance of 7 km and Turenne at 13 km.
Collonges-la-Rouge is 23 km away from Brive-la-Gaillarde and is the most visited village in the area. It is a lovely place to explore, with most of the houses constructed with the local red sandstone.
The Urban Community of Brive is preparing the future.
Brive-la-Gaillarde and its surroundings have absorbed since 1987 over 50% of all new business created in Corrèze.
Jobs have been created in Brive-la-Gaillarde by leading companies in the areas of packaging, molding, general engineering, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics.
Hospitals Health institutions, both public and private, are also very present in Brive.
Brive and its historic center is an invitation to a journey through many centuries of history and of architectural styles, in particular:
- Historical monuments: Mansions from the fourteenth to eighteenth centuries, the Chapelle Saint-Liberal (14th), the Church of St. Martin (16th), and the Cavaignac House(17th).
- But also museums: the Museum Labenche and its outstanding collection of seventeenth century tapestries, the home of Edmond Michelet, the museum of the distillery Denoix .