Reserve ahead for a seat at Brive's top table, where refined, creative local cuisine is served with charm. Dishes arrive looking like small works of art. Save room for delicate desserts.
Since 1839, this traditional distillery has produced the favourite Corrèze firewater, l’eau de noix (walnut liqueur), alongside concoctions such as chocolate and quince liqueurs. See the copper stills and sample the…
A bustling covered market, with the most vendors on Saturday. Stock up on Limousin goodies: goose products, plum brandy, pâté de pomme de terre (a rich potato, pork and cream pie) and galette corrézienne (walnut and…
In the heart of town, the Romanesque Collégiale St-Martin dates from the 11th century. Original parts include the transept and a few decorated columns depicting fabulous beasties and biblical scenes.
For a town of its size, Brive has little to offer in the way of casual, affordable restaurants. If you're saving your centimes, La Tavola is one of the best options.
Divine chocolate and macarons alongside the most beautiful cakes in Limousin.
The town’s main museum is in the beautiful Renaissance Hôtel de Labenche. Exhibits explore local history and archaeology, and there’s a collection of accordions and unique 17th-century English tapestries.
Nicolas Eche creates hearty, beautifully presented dishes based on the produce of the season. Warm wood and stone walls make for a cosy dining room. It's south of the town centre near the train station.