Top things to do in Brive-la-Gaillarde

Top Choice Gastronomy in Brive-la-Gaillarde

La Table d'Olivier

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.
Distillery in Brive-la-Gaillarde

Maison Denoix

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…
Market in Brive-la-Gaillarde

Georges Brassens Market

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…
Church in Brive-la-Gaillarde

Collégiale St-Martin

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.
Italian in Brive-la-Gaillarde

La Tavola di Mamma

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.
Desserts in Brive-la-Gaillarde


Divine chocolate and macarons alongside the most beautiful cakes in Limousin.
Museum in Brive-la-Gaillarde

Musée Labenche

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.
Bistro in Brive-la-Gaillarde

En Cuisine

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.