Argentat is a commune in the Corrèze department in central France.
|Argentat is in the Correze department of the Limousin region, on the upper reaches of the Dordogne River of south-west France. |
|The countryside of the region is characterised by wooded valleys and small unspoiled villages, and of course the river itself which is very attractive and unspoiled|
|It is downstream from Argentat that the Dordogne Valley popular with tourists really starts - above the village are various dams and barrages that make water navigation impossible.|
Your best starting point in Argentat is the tourist office, to get a copy of the map of the town showing a recommended route for walking and highlighting the main places to visit.
|Its well preserved and authentic picturesque villages offer many beauty spots and landscapes to tempt you to enjoy the open air.|
|Welcome to a paradise of sport and outdoor activities. Here everything just cries out for activities on the land, in water and in the air. Take advantage of your stay to recharge your batteries and have fun.|
|You can plan your holidays to encompass the delights of a correze style life.|
|Depending upon the accommodation you feel like, you'll find a warm welcome, traditional comfort or plenty of fresh air! You can choose from a wide variety of possibilities.|
|Medieval houses line the streets that run down to the river in Argentat and are pleasant to explore on foot. Several small chapels and convents are also located in the streets of the town.|
|There are some grander medieval houses of note such as the 15th century Manoir de l'Eyrial and the Chateau Neuville.|
|The pleasure of exploring Argentat comes as much from the small details that you pass - the ancient stone rooves, the stone cross in the wall on the quais - as the major monuments.|