Brive-la-Gaillarde is one of the commercial and activities hubs of the Dordogne Valley. This small town of some 46 000 inhabitants punches above its weight with a plethora of boutiques and excellent shopping on offer. Frequented by locals far and wide for its gourmet eating, diverse sporting activities, going out and well-being beauty treatment centres it is waiting to be discovered by visitors to the region.
From decorative household objects, fashion and accessories to regional delicacies and artisanal crafts as well as a diverse range of clothes shops and those French wares that you can just not find at home.
Begin at the collegiate church, the medieval heart of the town which then fans out into pedestrianised streets in all directions. Take a stroll towards numerous boutique shops, cafés, restaurants, local markets and boutique and popular French clothing stores.