Tourtoirac is situated:
35 kms east of Perigueux
55 kms north west of Brive La Gaillarde
75 kms south of Limoges
The Abbey can be found in the heart of the town by the banks of the River Auvezere.
GPS coordinates : X: 45,26667 Y: 1,0667
A first exploration of Tourtoirac is possible with Google 'streetview', it benefits from many advantages which make it an attractive tourist destination.
The church and the remains of the 11th century Abbey
The river and its island
The Caves, recently opened
The museum of the King of Araucanie where the history of Antoine de Tounens can be discovered http://www.araucanie.com/
Recommended FaceBook page:
Maybe the most important competition of paint and photo of Dordogne: in 2018 the competition of paint will celebrate its 30 years and it will be the tenth anniversary of the competition of photos.
http://www.association-pacte-tourtoirac.fr/ The cultural Association of Tourtoirac which organises the week of Music every August.
http://www.vivreatourtoirac.com/ A mine of practical information and current news about Tourtoirac and its surroundings
http://www.sainte-orse-memoire-patrimoine.fr/ St. Orse, a commune close to Tourtoirac which has, for many years celebrated its heritage and undertaken a remarkable restoration of its church.