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Brive, the medieval

In the centre of France, come to discover the charming city of Brive. Also called "Brive-la-Gaillarde" because of its fortifications ("galia" meaning "strength" in Latin), Brive was surrounded by an outer wall spiked with towers in the 16th century.

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Be astonished by the rich and various historic heritage of Brive: its medieval city centre and extensions dating from the 19th century will surely seduce you.

Don’t hesitate to visit the saint Martin collegiate church and its lovely 12th century capitals, which was listed historical monument in 1862. Explore the Labenche art and history Museum, situated in a splendid Renaissance house, and be amazed by the magnificent English tapestries from the 17th century.

Among the large number of picturesque monuments of Brive, you should see the "tour des Echevins" in Renaissance style, the city hall and its architectural decorations from the 17th century and the fascinating "Maison Treilhard" built from the 13th century .

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