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Neuvic d’Ussel : an attractive tourist resort

In the heart of the Haute-Corrèze, at an altitude of 650 m, Neuvic, a green vacation resort, with its 450-hectare lake (Blue Flag 2021) in an exceptional listed site, offers tourists a wide range of activities and accommodation and catering facilities.

Neuvic d’Ussel : Country and Town of Art and History

Neuvic is located in the “Pays et villes d’Art et d’Histoire” label of the “Pays des Hautes Terres Corréziennes et de Ventadour” which highlights the history of the Viscounty of Ventadour, its lords and its troubadour poets, and the preservation of a nature full of contrasts, powerful and mastered.

UNESCO Man and Biosphere label

Located in the Dordogne basin which is part of the World Network of Biosphere Reserves with the UNESCO “Man and Biosphere” label since July 11, 2012, Neuvic is part of this international network that brings together exceptional sites reconciling biodiversity conservation, cultural enhancement and economic and social development. The Dordogne river basin is the 11th largest reserve in France.

Golf de Neuvic

Sports activities

Neuvic is also a natural sports resort

Water activities : swimming, sailing school, water skiing, fishing:

http://www.station-sports-nature-haute-dordogne.com
Golf : Pitch and put course 9 holes and big course 9 holes : www.golfneuvic.com
Tennis, shooting range.
Equestrian center.
Hiking, mountain biking.
Boat trips in Spontour (information at the Tourist Office of Neuvic).

Culture

Museum of the Resistance Henri Queuille: www. musee-henriqueuille.com

Cinema, Media library.
Music festival “Mille Sources et Dordogne
Theater festival of the Luzège

Nature

The CPIE, Centre Permanent d’Initiatives à l’Environnement: www.cpiecorreze.com

Educational farm of Manus at the agricultural high school Henri Queuille of Neuvic:

Saint-Hilaire-Luc (7,5 km)

Charming Correze village with its church in the shade of a remarkable venerable lime tree. Every summer, an exhibition is presented in the church.
The festival of August 15th is not to be missed, a change of scenery guaranteed!
Nice walks along the river.
François Soustre will welcome you in his antique store full of treasures.
The inn will welcome you with warmth.
http://www.sainthilaireluc.fr

La Mazière-Basse (11 km)

The Lama’zière farm : Welcome to the farm, farm products and welcome at the farm.
Tel. : 05 55 95 83 70 – 06 78 26 32 01
During your visit to the Lama’zière farm, you can get to know the lamas better through a walk on the paths in the middle of the Correze forest: http://lafermedelamaziere.pagesperso-orange.fr

A little further away

Meymac (26 km)
The Marius Vazeilles museum: http://www.mariusvazeilles.fr

The CAC Contemporary Art Center in Meymac: http://cacmeymac.fr
The Contemporary Art Center is an association whose mission is to promote and diffuse contemporary creation, mainly in the field of plastic arts. It conceives temporary exhibitions.

Tourism

Tourism Haute-Corrèze: www.tourisme-hautecorreze.fr
Corrèze in family: https://www.tourismecorreze.com/fr/la_correze_en_famille.html

Neuvic d’Ussel : an attractive tourist resort

In the heart of the Haute-Corrèze, at an altitude of 650 m, Neuvic, a green vacation resort, with its 450-hectare lake (Blue Flag 2021) in an exceptional listed site, offers tourists a wide range of activities and accommodation and catering facilities.

Neuvic d’Ussel : Country and Town of Art and History

Neuvic is located in the “Pays et villes d’Art et d’Histoire” label of the “Pays des Hautes Terres Corréziennes et de Ventadour” which highlights the history of the Viscounty of Ventadour, its lords and its troubadour poets, and the preservation of a nature full of contrasts, powerful and mastered.

UNESCO Man and Biosphere label

Located in the Dordogne basin which is part of the World Network of Biosphere Reserves with the UNESCO “Man and Biosphere” label since July 11, 2012, Neuvic is part of this international network that brings together exceptional sites reconciling biodiversity conservation, cultural enhancement and economic and social development. The Dordogne river basin is the 11th largest reserve in France.

Sports activities

Neuvic is also a natural sports resort

Water activities : swimming, sailing school, water skiing, fishing:

http://www.station-sports-nature-haute-dordogne.com
Golf : Pitch and put course 9 holes and big course 9 holes : www.golfneuvic.com
Tennis, shooting range.
Equestrian center.
Hiking, mountain biking.
Boat trips in Spontour (information at the Tourist Office of Neuvic).

Culture

Museum of the Resistance Henri Queuille: www. musee-henriqueuille.com

Cinema, Media library.
Music festival “Mille Sources et Dordogne
Theater festival of the Luzège

Nature

The CPIE, Centre Permanent d’Initiatives à l’Environnement: www.cpiecorreze.com

Educational farm of Manus at the agricultural high school Henri Queuille of Neuvic:

Saint-Hilaire-Luc (7,5 km)

Charming Correze village with its church in the shade of a remarkable venerable lime tree. Every summer, an exhibition is presented in the church.
The festival of August 15th is not to be missed, a change of scenery guaranteed!
Nice walks along the river.
François Soustre will welcome you in his antique store full of treasures.
The inn will welcome you with warmth.
http://www.sainthilaireluc.fr

La Mazière-Basse (11 km)

The Lama’zière farm : Welcome to the farm, farm products and welcome at the farm.
Tel. : 05 55 95 83 70 – 06 78 26 32 01
During your visit to the Lama’zière farm, you can get to know the lamas better through a walk on the paths in the middle of the Correze forest: http://lafermedelamaziere.pagesperso-orange.fr

A little further away

Meymac (26 km)
The Marius Vazeilles museum: http://www.mariusvazeilles.fr

The CAC Contemporary Art Center in Meymac: http://cacmeymac.fr
The Contemporary Art Center is an association whose mission is to promote and diffuse contemporary creation, mainly in the field of plastic arts. It conceives temporary exhibitions.

Tourism

Tourism Haute-Corrèze: www.tourisme-hautecorreze.fr
Corrèze in family: https://www.tourismecorreze.com/fr/la_correze_en_famille.html

Gardens near the arboretum

At an altitude of more than 600 meters… The Corréziennes Highlands, in spite of the harshness of the winter climate, are favorable to parks and gardens. Here are some other gardens to discover. Private properties open to the public, the entrance is often paying in order to ensure the maintenance and to welcome you pleasantly.

Jardin des Bois (“The Woods’ Garden”)

Le Braud, 19160 Latronche, Tel.: 06 71 18 85 06
15 minutes away

In the heart of the woods, near the Dordogne gorges, this garden offers a peaceful atmosphere, made of light and shade created by natural or planted trees and shrubs. A pathway around three pools of water supplied by springs, a great diversity of perennials with colored foliage and shrubs bring lightness and romanticism.

Logo Jardin remarquable

Jardin d’Arsac (Arsac’s garden)

Gilbert and Geneviève Serve
Arsac, 19200 Saint-Fréjoux, Tel.: 06 33 62 86 99
http://jardindarsac.canalblog.com
30 minutes away

The 13 landscape scenes of the garden are situated around a central parterre lined with boxwood. The visit ends with a Japanese-inspired garden. An escapade at 10 mn from Ussel, where 3 refined rooms await you in the calm and poetry of the place.

Logo Jardin remarquable

Jardins Sothys (Sothys’ Gardens)

10 rue Bernard Mas, Le Bourg, 19220 Auriac, Tel.: 05 55 91 96 89
http://www.lesjardinssothys.fr
40 minutes away

These contemporary gardens are related to the core business of the Sothys company which manufactures cosmetics. They show: Japanese garden, rose garden, wet meadow… In the barn, the restaurant offers a “creative and refined cuisine” (Michelin Guide).

Le jardin du Centaure (The Centaur’s garden)

1 Ampouillange, 19300 Saint-Yrieix-le-Déjalat, Tel.: 06 51 20 44 04
http://www.jardin-du-centaure.fr
45 minutes away

The Centaur’s garden, which is based on mythology, provides a better understanding of plants through botany and learning about their uses. Aromatic and medicinal plants (AB) will be offered. Dominique and Hendrikje Lepage organize walks and botanical courses.

At an altitude of more than 600 meters… The Corréziennes Highlands, in spite of the harshness of the winter climate, are favorable to parks and gardens. Here are some other gardens to discover. Private properties open to the public, the entrance is often paying in order to ensure the maintenance and to welcome you pleasantly.

Jardin des Bois 
(“The Woods’ Garden”)

Le Braud
19160 Latronche
Tel.: 06 71 18 85 06
15 minutes away

In the heart of the woods, near the Dordogne gorges, this garden offers a peaceful atmosphere, made of light and shade created by natural or planted trees and shrubs. A pathway around three pools of water supplied by springs, a great diversity of perennials with colored foliage and shrubs bring lightness and romanticism.

Logo Jardin remarquable

Jardin d’Arsac (Arsac’s garden)

Gilbert and Geneviève Serve
Arsac
19200 Saint-Fréjoux
Tél. : 06 33 62 86 99

http://jardindarsac.canalblog.com
30 minutes away

The 13 landscape scenes of the garden are situated around a central parterre lined with boxwood. The visit ends with a Japanese-inspired garden. An escapade at 10 mn from Ussel, where 3 refined rooms await you in the calm and poetry of the place.

Logo Jardin remarquable

Jardins Sothys (Sothys’ Gardens)

10 rue Bernard Mas, Le Bourg
19220 Auriac
Tel.: 05 55 91 96 89
http://www.lesjardinssothys.fr
40 
minutes away

These contemporary gardens are related to the core business of the Sothys company which manufactures cosmetics. They show: Japanese garden, rose garden, wet meadow… In the barn, the restaurant offers a “creative and refined cuisine” (Michelin Guide).

Le jardin du Centaure (The Centaur’s garden)

1 Ampouillange,
19300 Saint-Yrieix-le-Déjalat
Tél. : 06 51 20 44 04
http://www.jardin-du-centaure.fr
45 
minutes away

The Centaur’s garden, which is based on mythology, provides a better understanding of plants through botany and learning about their uses. Aromatic and medicinal plants (AB) will be offered. Dominique and Hendrikje Lepage organize walks and botanical courses.

Where to stay and where to eat

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  • Les Saveurs du terroir

    3, place de la Brèche, 19160 Neuvic – Tél. 05 55 46 20 98
    info@lessaveursduterroir-magasin.com – https://www.lessaveursduterroir-magazin.com
    Quality local products!

  • Les Saveurs du terroir

    13, avenue des Marronniers (in front of the park gate), 19160 Neuvic
    Tel. 05 55 72 45 88 or 06 40 90 83 00
    info@lessaveursduterroirresaurant.com – www.lessaveursduterroir-restaurant.com
    Lunch or dinner with authentic cooking and quality local products.

  • Hôtel du Lac

    Rooms *** at the edge of the lake
    La Plage, 19160 Neuvic – Tel. 05 55 95 81 43 – https://www.hoteldulacneuvic.com/

  • Gites in the village of Neuvic and in Le Vent haut

    For individuals or groups: large gites in the village of Neuvic (36 beds) and in Le Vent haut (70 beds)
    Rue de l’Eglise, 19160 Neuvic – Tel. 05 55 95 93 79
    venthaut@gmail.com – http://www.grands-gites-correze.com/

  • A little further away: Domaine du Mialaret

    Manor, camping****, wooden cottages, etc. in a fourty four hectares park
    Route d’Egletons, 19160 Neuvic – Tel. 05 55 46 02 50 – https://lemialaret.com/en/

  • A little further away: Auberge de la Marguerite

    Some rooms
    Le Bourg, 19160 Saint-Hilaire-Luc – Tel. 05 55 72 48 74

  • Les Saveurs du terroir

    3, place de la Brèche
    19160 Neuvic
    Tel. 05 55 46 20 98
    info@lessaveursduterroir-magasin.com
    https://www.lessaveursduterroir-magazin.com
    Quality local products!

  • Les Saveurs du terroir

    13, avenue des Marronniers (in front of the park gate)
    19160 Neuvic
    Tel. 05 55 72 45 88
    or 06 40 90 83 00
    info@lessaveursduterroirresaurant.com
    www.lessaveursduterroir-restaurant.com
    Lunch or dinner with authentic cooking and quality local products.

  • Hôtel du Lac

    Rooms *** at the edge of the lake
    La plage
    19160 Neuvic
    Tel. 05 55 95 81 43
    https://www.hoteldulacneuvic.com/

  • Gites in the village of Neuvic and in Le Vent haut

    For individuals or groups: large gites in the village of Neuvic (36 beds) and in Le Vent haut (70 beds)
    Rue de l’Eglise
    19160 Neuvic
    Tel. 05 55 95 93 79
    venthaut@gmail.com
    http://www.grands-gites-correze.com/

  • A little further away: Domaine du Mialaret

    Manor, camping****, wooden cottages, etc. in a fourty four hectares park
    Route d’Egletons
    19160 Neuvic
    Tel. 05 55 46 02 50
    https://lemialaret.com/en/

  • A little further away: Auberge de la Marguerite

    Some rooms
    Le Bourg
    19160 Saint-Hilaire-Luc
    Tel. 05 55 72 48 74