Theme Week Dordogne – Coulounieix-Chamiers

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Château des Izards © Père Igor/cc-by-sa-4.0

Château des Izards © Père Igor/cc-by-sa-4.0

Coulounieix-Chamiers (Occitan: Colonhés e Champs Niers) is a municipality in the French region of Aquitaine with 7,700 inhabitants. It is located in the Dordogne department, belongs to the Arrondissement Périgueux and is part of the canton of Coulounieix-Chamiers. The inhabitants are called Colomniérois.

The River Isle forms the northern boundary of the municipality, which lies in the white Périgord. Coulounieix-Chamiers is surrounded by the neighboring municipalities of Perigueux in the north and northeast, Notre-Dame-de-Sanilhac in the east and southeast, Coursac in the south and southwest and Marsac-sur-l’Isle in the west. The A89 autoroute forms the southern border of the municipality.

Maladrerie de Coulounieix-Chamiers © Père Igor/cc-by-sa-3.0 Château de la Rolphie © Père Igor/cc-by-sa-3.0 Château des Izards © Père Igor/cc-by-sa-4.0 Église Saint-Michel de Coulounieix © Père Igor/cc-by-sa-4.0 Grotte de Campniac © Père Igor/cc-by-sa-4.0 Isle River © Père Igor/cc-by-sa-4.0
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Église Saint-Michel de Coulounieix © Père Igor/cc-by-sa-4.0
Attractions include:

  • Campniac grotto, Neolithic sepulchral site
  • Château de la Rolphie from the 16th century
  • Château des Izards with park, today’s cultural center
  • Château de Plague from the 16th and 17th centuries
  • La Maladrerie, “English house”, a siechen house used since the 12th century, partly for lepers, monument historique since 1907
  • Saint-Michel church (in Coulounieix) from the 14th century
  • Church of Notre-Dame de l’Immaculée-Conception (in Chamiers) from the 20th century

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