Come and have a Gaillard experience with our tour guides: the territory won't keep it secrets from you!

Groups

If you would like to take a guided tour with your group, we can offer you numerous packages, in day or stay mode, which adapt to all your requests and desires. Check out our section below:

Welcoming groups

Guided tours of the territory for individuals

Guided tour of Brive, its history, its stories, its heritage

Brive has been a place of passage on the Corrèze since prehistoric times. 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. 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.

  • from March to April and from October to November: the first Saturday of the month at 10 a.m.
  • May: every Saturday at 10 a.m.
  • June and September: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 10 a.m.
  • July and August: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 10 a.m. and 15 p.m.;

Coming in July and August: Visit gourmet (specific rate)
Meet at the Tourist Office - Place du 14 Juillet.

Prices: €5/person - €2,50 for 6-12 year olds.
Free for children under 6.
20 people max.

Special visits Templar and Hospitaller Commandery (Varetz)

The commandery of Mons in Varetz was occupied by the Templars from the 12th to the beginning of the 14th 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 2023. 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.

  • Friday February 2 10:30 a.m. - equipped
  • Friday March 15 10:30 a.m. - equipped
  • Friday April 5, 10:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday May 1st at 10:30 a.m. (visit to the commandery only - price: €12)
  • Friday May 17 10:30 a.m.

Single price of €15 - Only on reservation

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mons commandery in varetz guided tour heritage days

Secret walks in Brive

Every last Friday of the month, from March, come and discover Brive through our “Secret Walks” guided tours.

Unique visits, both in substance and form! You will be able to enter places usually closed to the public, hear juicy anecdotes from Brive residents and discover more information with photographs and videos. The visit, for a maximum of 10 people, will be interactive with a quiz along the way rewarded with a few surprises.

  • Friday March 29 at 15 p.m.
  • Friday April 26 at 15 p.m.
  • Friday, May 31 at 15 p.m.
  • Friday June 28 at 15 p.m.

Fee: €8 per person.
Information and booking by phone 05 55 24 08 80 or at the lighthouse.

Express visits to Brive

No long speeches, just the essentials! We invite you to discover a district of Brive-La-Gaillarde in 20 or 30 minutes. And the promise of making new discoveries every time! 

  • Friday March 1 at 13:15 p.m. 
  • Friday April 5 at 13:15 p.m. 
  • Friday May 3 at 13:15 p.m. 
  • Friday June 7 at 13:15 p.m.

Free visits. Information on 05 55 24 08 80.

Interactive costumed tours of Turenne:

Evening and costumed event visits are planned in July and August.

July 23 and 30 + August 6 and 13 at 20 p.m.

Fees : 8€ adults and for children 4€ from 6 to 12 years old – meet in front of the OT at 20 p.m. (for departure at 20:30 p.m. – registration required due to a limited space)

Costumed tour of Turenne

Historical visit of Turenne

Turenne, a small peaceful village today, has been known since the 8th century when the troops of Pepin the Short attacked its castle. During the 10th century, it became the seat of a viscounty which, despite the Hundred Years' War and the wars of religion (Vicomte Henri I de la Tour d'Auvergne was one of the leading figures of the Protestant party), remained independent. of the Kingdom of France until 1738. This rich history can be discovered along the streets of this iconic white limestone village overlooked by the ruins of the castle from the top of their cliff.

Exceptional visits for La Semaine Folle Sunday May 19 at 10:00 a.m. and 15:00 p.m.

Wednesdays and Fridays at 10 a.m. and 15 p.m. (July, August).

Fees: €5 (€2 for 50-6 year olds). Booking is recommended. 
Duration: 1h30 - For more information call 05.55.24.08.80 service.accueil@brive-tourisme.com

Spoken AND signed language Guided tour of Brive.

For the first time, the Brive Tourist Office offered a guided tour of Brive interpreted simultaneously in sign language on December 2.

Alice, a sign language interpreter, accompanied our guide Ani on a 1 hour walk in the heart of Brive la Gaillarde.

If you are interested in this concept of visits, do not hesitate to contact our services

information: +05 (55)24 08 80 XNUMX XNUMX - service.accueil@brive-tourisme.com

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