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Javerlhac-bourg-vignette

to the web-site of the association for tourism in Javerlhac and Chapelle Saint Robert

in the beautiful green Perigord.

The commune is part of the Parc Naturel Régional Périgord-Limousin. On its territory are four monuments historiques: the castle and church in the village Javerlhac, a fomer royal forge with two bridges at the hamlet Forgeneuve, and in the village of Chapelle Saint Robert a roman church recently renovated.

We have several footpaths (hiking paths) - the oldest and best known is the one called  "de la Pierre Virade".

The village of Javerlhac has many “amenities”

  • Town hall (open monday to friday, saturday closed)
  • Post office (open from tuesday to friday 9-12 and 2-4 pm, saturday 9-12, closed on monday)
  • Hotspot wifi (in front of the town hall)
  • Central Bar – bistro/menu
  • Hotel/restaurant/bar
  • 3 Bakers (on tuesdays and fridays pizza to order)
  • Butcher shop (picnic food)
  • Chemist
  • 2 Doctors full time in the village
  • 3 Hairdressing salons
  • Grocery store open daily
  • 2 Garages, 1 fuel+mechanics, 1 mechanics
  • Other services available
  • Fish store (mobile) tuesday morning only
  • Burger bar (mobile) sunday evening only

Tourist information is open during July+August, monday to friday 10 am to 12 am

The office and website are staffed by volunteers. Therefore news and updates are completed when time allows.

* The castle of Javerlhac, 16th century,

* Forgeneuve, lmill, former blast furnace which produced canons (17th-18th century),

* The church Saint Etienne in the village Javerlhac (12th, 18th century) with a twisted spire.

* The church Saint Robert in the village Chapelle St-Robert, (12th century).

Hotspot Wifi

in front of the 'mairie'

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Virande stone

The stone “pierre virade” or virande – from peyra virande in the tongue of oc – is on the maps between la Chapelle Saint Robert and les Chenauds.

The monolith is a ferruginous rock, at least 2 metres high, located in the wood near a hiking path called “boucle de la pierre virade”. It cannot be seen from the path, because it is on a secondary section about 50 metres away behind the trees. Coming from the hamlet les Chenauds open your eyes just before the place where the hiking trail descends into a valley. The stone is on the right.

la pierre virande dans la foret

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Creation date : 05/04/2012 ! 19:15
Last update : 23/11/2015 ! 22:59
Category : Menu - Javerlhac history

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Good to know

There is a bus from Angoulême to Nontron via Javerlhac (ligne 20).

Since January 2020 it costs  2 Euro to go to Angoulême (with the return ticket 3,60 E). The bus stops on the place 8 Mai 1945. NLes horaires sur le site du Conseil général de la Charente (ICI)