Bergerac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bergerac in Dordogne

Visit Bergerac: highlights and tourist information

France This Way comment: Bergerac is a substantial town on the banks of the river and with an extensive medieval old town. One of our favourite towns!

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Bergerac. For detailed visitor information see the Bergerac travel guide

Bergerac is situated in the Dordogne, Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 42 km from Perigueux, the department capital. (General information: Bergerac is 467 km from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Bergerac include "ville fleurie 4*".

Popular places to visit nearby include The Chateau de Bridoire at 9 km and Issigeac at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Bergerac, France: places to visit and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Bergerac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Dordogne

Map of places to visit near Bergerac

Markets in and near Bergerac

Market days in Bergerac: weekly market: Wednesday all day & Saturday all day;

Local markets

  • Bergerac: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (0km)
  • Issigeac: market Sunday (17km)
  • Lalinde: market Thursday (19km)
  • Eymet: market Thursday (21km)
  • Mussidan: market Saturday (23km)
  • Castillonnes: market Friday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Castillonnes: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Vergt: market Friday (27km)
  • Miramont-de-Guyenne: market Friday - seasonal market only (29km)
  • Miramont-de-Guyenne: market Monday (29km)

More information about Bergerac, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions to visit near Bergerac, France

Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Bergerac and wondering what to do next!

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (27km) [Map]
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (30km) [Map]
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (30km) [Map]
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (37km) [Map]
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (41km) [Map]
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (42km) [Map]
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (42km) [Map]
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (42km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (46km) [Map]
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (46km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Montréal (19km) [Map]
  • Parc et potager de Pouthet (21km) [Map]
  • Jardins du Sardy (30km)
  • Jardin de Planbuisson (34km) [Map]
  • Jardins de la Bourlie (37km) [Map]
  • Jardin de Conty (45km) [Map]
  • Jardin du cloître Notre-Dame (46km) [Map]
  • Jardins de Beauchamp (46km) [Map]

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte du Grand Roc (43km) [Map]

Towns of Art and history

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Bergerac

Canton: Bergerac

Arrondissement: Bergerac

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

Postcode: 24100

Distance to Bergerac

from Perigueux (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 467 km

from Calais: 686 km

from Nice: 555 km

from Bordeaux: 84 km

from Strasbourg: 692 km

Getting here

Bergerac is in the south-west of France. Most visitors fly into the airports at either Bergerac (or Bordeaux). Alternatively to drive from the cross-channel ports takes around 9-11 hours. For driving distances to Bergerac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Bergerac): Cours-de-Pile, Lembras, Prigonrieux, Saint-Laurent-Des-Vignes and Saint-Nexans.

This page in French: Visitez Bergerac