At Place Bad König, a restored barn houses a collection of relics belonging to the Gauls. A visit to the Maison du Patrimoine d'Argentat-sur-Dordogne (Heritage Centre) represents an opportunity to discover local history through thematic panels, artefacts and a documentary film.
Visitors can learn all about the croupet, an ancient means cargo transport by river that completed a single passage before being dismantled, with the wood used to build it sold off. Demonstrations and cultural events are held on site during the summer.
Argentat is a very old walled town, with its existence being traced back to Roman times. Today, the town has very old-style houses, including its three convents
Argentat enjoys a very pleasant natural setting, being both on the banks of the Dordogne and surrounded by countryside.
Canoeing-kayaking is one of the main activities of Corrèze. During your activity, the instructor will be there to give you all the techniques to control your canoe or kayak. At the end of your descent, you will have got your thrills in an idyllic setting. Three routes are available at Escapade Nature: Argentat-Monceaux (8km), Argentat-Brivezac (18km) and Argentat-Beaulieu (24km). You can also try out stand up paddle.
During your outing with Agri Rando, you will visit farms with diverse produce. The visits will be interspersed with various stops to head off on the discovery of the rich historical and natural heritage of the Dordogne valley. Tours de Merle, the Murel waterfalls and Roche de Vic offering a 360° view are some of these sites. Before continuing the adventure, a break to try the regional produce will be on offer to you.
An educational farm specialised in Limousin and Aberdeen Angus cattle breeding with direct sales of their produce, the Ferme de la Bitarelle welcomes you from Easter to All Saints Day. It offers you various discovery and leisure activities: original and interactive walk with a commentary, donkey rides, safe adventure route monitored by a qualified instructor, in the heart of a wonderful Douglas-fir forest.