Our favorites of the weekend

It's bargain weekend! Between the Traders' Sale in downtown Brive and the numerous garage sales planned for Sunday, you can take a stroll and treat yourself...

If this selection is not enough for you, we invite you to consult our complete diary.

Friday July 26

  • Market in Allassac : stock up on local products directly from producers at the market located in the center of Allassac.

  • Large clearance sale for merchants in downtown Brive : it's time to get some good deals in the city center. Also Saturday all day. You can find all the merchant events in our dedicated article.

  • Visit to the Saillant dam with the Land of Art and History Vézère Ardoise. On the program: operation of the current factory, its construction and its evolution... Please note, the number of places is limited. Reservation required with the Brive Agglomération OT (05 55 24 08 80). Children from 8 years old (prohibited under 8 years old). Bring walking shoes.
    Due to the enhanced Vigipirate plan it is mandatory to give your identity card or passport number when registering. Meet at 10:00 a.m. in front of the hydroelectric plant (Voutezac side) - Free. Duration: 2 hours

  • Guided tour of Turenne : discover the history of the Viscounty of Turenne through the riches of its capital! At 10 a.m. and 15 p.m. Meet at the Turenne Tourist Office. Prices: €5, €2 for children aged 50 to 6, free for children under 12. Duration: 6h1

  • Canoe descent with commentary by the Land of Art and History Vézère Ardoise in partnership with the FAL de la Corrèze. Duration: approximately 3 hours. Activity accessible from 7 years old (must know how to swim). Each child must be accompanied by an adult. Limited number of places, reservation required with the Base Sports Loisirs Vézère on 05 55 84 73 54. Meet at 13:45 p.m. at the Saillant country markets area - Prices: €22 per adult and €14 per child.

  • Visualization board creation workshop with Pauline at the Moulin de Lissac from 14 p.m. to 16 p.m. Price: €25. 
  • Vézère Festival With l'La Tempête Vocal Ensemble at the Collegiate Church of Brive. Concert by the Vocal Ensemble La Tempête, under the direction of Simon-Pierre Bestion. "Black Sun". Crossing the centuries from medieval Europe to today, this music attempts to unravel the mystery of primitive feminine spirituality. At 14:30 p.m. Duration: 1h10. Free placement. Price €38 (reduced price: €15).

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The La Tempête Vocal Ensemble which will perform at the Vézère Festival on July 26.
  • Gourmet market in Saint-Pantaléon-de-Larche : Gourmet market, every Friday evening! Meet at the Market Square from 18 p.m. to midnight. Think about your cutlery! On site: crafts, local products, exhibition, aperitif-concert.

  • Zumba class at Moulin Beach at Lac du Causse : every Sunday until August 23 you can enjoy a free Zumba class from 19 p.m. to 20 p.m.

  • Festive market in Saint-Robert : the festival committee offers you a lively market on the village square. Large tables will be set up for the occasion. From 19h.

  • Festi'Barbecue in Malemort : find the merchants' village and the local produce huts, food trucks with varied cuisines and refreshment bar. Barbecues, tables and benches will be at your disposal. At the green theater (behind the Town Hall) from 19 p.m.

  • Fridays at Kiosque d'Objat : concert under the shade of the Municipal Park by the group Chic'N Soul. From 21 p.m. to 22:30 p.m. Free. Refreshment bar on site.

  • Open-air cinema: La Grande Vadrouille at the Jardins de La Guierle. This broadcast is offered free of charge as part of the 80th anniversary of the Liberation of Brive. At 22 o 'clock.

Saturday, July 27

  • Discover the large market of Brive on the Place de la Guierle and under the Halle Georges Brassens. Another market is also held on Place Thiers on Saturday mornings (in front of the Halle Gaillarde).

  • Musical Saturdays in Brive: it's the return of this weekly musical entertainment which accompanies you throughout the summer. From 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. you can attend a free concert on the Esplanade Jean Murat (in front of the theater). This Saturday you will enjoy a Deal M concert (French and English pop folk).
  • Guided tour: Brive, its history and heritage. Brive has been a place of passage for the Corrèze since prehistory, the agglomeration which was created in the 5th century around the sanctuary of Saint-Martin the Spaniard, took advantage of this crossroads situation to develop. A fortified city at least since the 12th century, it knows how to play alliances with powerful neighboring lords and reversals of allegiance towards France and the Duke of Aquitaine (King of England). During a walk along these streets, you will discover beautiful Renaissance and classical architecture and the Saint-Martin collegiate church offers beautiful examples of Romanesque and Gothic architecture. Meet at the Tourist Office at 10 a.m. and 15 p.m. Place du 14July in Brive. Price: €5 (from 12 years old). Duration: 1h30.
  • Visit to the Templar Commandery of Varetz. The commandery of Mons in Varetz was occupied by the Templars from the 2023th to the beginning of the 15th century then by the Knights Hospitaller of the Order of Malta until the Revolution. An estate that became private following the sale as national property during the Revolution and having belonged to a few families, this site could not be visited until XNUMX. Visiting these places therefore remains an exceptional opportunity following the opening authorizations by the new owner. In addition, the visit continues to a place called La Chapelle, a site with red sandstone houses with a rich past. Price: XNUMX€ 

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Commandery of Mons in Varetz
  • Paper flower workshops with Laura at the Moulin de Lissac. 20€ per person. From 14 p.m. to 18 p.m.

  • Cinema snack at the Rex: “The golden antelope, the vixen and the hare”. After the success of The Little Hedgehog, a new sumptuous and captivating program in paper cutouts and cartoons. From the taiga to the jungle, two magnificent incarnations of the strength of friendship in the face of adversity to be enjoyed from 3 years old. At 16 o'clock. More information on 05 55 22 41 69.
  • Outdoor dining in Saint-Pantaléon-de-Larche : meal at 19 p.m. with pop rock concert at 20 p.m., fireworks at 22:30 p.m. and musical entertainment by Neocortex from 23 p.m. to 01 a.m.

  • Meal (Méchoui) dancing in Saint-Cyprien : Le Foyer rural offers you this dancing meal under a marquee hosted by Romain Lajoinie. Price 25€. Reservation on 05 55 25 18 65.

Sunday, July 28

Garage sales

  • Summer fleas in Sainte-Féréole : garage sale from 8 a.m. to 18 p.m. around the church. Catering possible on site. Information on 05 55 85 76 79.

  • Garage sales at Soulet d’Ayen : Soulet Festival with exhibition of vintage cars and garage sale proposed by the Soulet Festival Committee. All day.

  • Garage sales in St-Pantaléon-de-Larche from 8 a.m. to 18 p.m. with “open stage” entertainment from 14 p.m. to 18 p.m. Drinks and fast food on site.
crockery and miscellaneous objects stall
  • Hiking in Sainte-Féréole : The Sainte Féréole Festival Committee offers 3 hiking trails. Coffee offered in the morning to all participants. Free departure between 7:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m., refreshments planned on the route. Free pace, no stopwatch. A drink will be offered on arrival. The circuits:
    > 8,5 km - Elevation gain 227 m+
    > 14 km - Elevation gain 384 m+
    > 18 km - Elevation gain 570 m+
    (departure/arrival: church square) Prices: Walk only: €7, Meal + Walk: €21, Meal: €16. Information and registration: Tel. : 05 55 85 76 79 (HR) or 05 55 85 70 48 (HR)

  • Wine and regional products fair in St-Bonnet-L’Enfantier: sale and tasting of wines and liqueurs, local products (honey, etc.). Entertainment throughout the day. Meals by reservation in the evening. From 9 a.m. in the village.

  • Detox Sunday : we offer you a moment of relaxation on Sunday mornings in Brive in the Gardens of the Halle Gaillarde. From 10 a.m., you can take a free yoga class. And from 12 p.m. to 14 p.m., you can attend a concert while taking advantage of the stalls in the Hall to make yourself an aperitif or lunch. This Sunday the group La Fohl Guinguette (retro French songs) will perform.

  • Beach activities at Lac du Causse : You can try Grimp'arbres from 14 p.m. to 16:30 p.m. and Taï Chi from 19 p.m. to 20 p.m. Free courses without registration. More information from the Tourist Office on 05 55 24 08 80.

  • Guinguette du Lac du Causse : on the entertainment program: Must That Guinche (rock party songs) and DJ set (at 20:30 p.m.). The catering will be done in the form of Country Producer Markets events in partnership with the Chamber of Agriculture. The producers will offer you finished products (burgers, pizzas, grilled vegetables, etc.). From 19h.