Louyre is a characterful village with several châteaux
(including two on the Supplementary Inventory of Historical
Monuments) and private manor houses.
The fortified bell-tower and adjoining parts of the
12th-century church are listed as Historical Monuments.
The nearby forest of Liorac is a former nature reserve with a
wealth of flora and fauna and some unusual geological
formations (notably blocks of sandstone).
The commune has a surface area of 2025 ha and counts
(official population on January 1, 2017). It is situated in the canton of Lalinde and is
reached by the D32.