Brantome tourism and travel guide

Photo of Brantome in Dordogne

Visit Brantome: highlights and tourist information

France This Way comment: In an idyllic setting on the Isle River and with an imposing abbey, Brantome is a very enjoyable town to explore

Important note

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

Brantome is situated in the Dordogne, Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 21 km from Perigueux, the department capital. (General information: Brantome is 409 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Puyguilhem at 10 km and Saint-Jean-de-Cole at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Brantome, France: places to visit and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Brantome 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 Brantome

Markets in and near Brantome

Market days in Brantome: weekly market: Friday; seasonal market: Monday;

Local markets

  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (0km)
  • Brantome: market Friday (0km)
  • Lisle: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Tocane-Saint-Apre: market Monday & (17km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Perigueux: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (21km)
  • Thiviers: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Thiviers: market Saturday (23km)
  • Saint-Astier: market Thursday (26km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (27km)

More information about Brantome, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions to visit near Brantome, 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 Brantome and wondering what to do next!

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Perigord-Limousin (30km) [Map]

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (0km) [Map]
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (10km) [Map]
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (17km) [Map]
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (17km) [Map]
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (21km) [Map]
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (22km) [Map]
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (27km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (45km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (46km) [Map]
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (50km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (51km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (52km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (52km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Hautefort (41km) [Map]
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (42km) [Map]
  • Logis de Forge (46km) [Map]
  • Jardins du château de Losse (53km) [Map]

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (37km) [Map]
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (42km) [Map]

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Hilaire-les-Places (50km) [Map]

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Brantome

Canton: Brantôme

Arrondissement: Périgueux

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

Postcode: 24310

Distance to Brantome

from Perigueux (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 409 km

from Calais: 627 km

from Nice: 556 km

from Bordeaux: 113 km

from Strasbourg: 646 km

Getting here

Brantome 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 Brantome from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Brantome): Bourdeilles, Cantillac, Champagnac-de-Belair, Chateau de Bourdeilles, Condat-sur-Trincou, La Gonterie-Boulouneix, Saint-Julien-de-Bourdeilles and Valeuil.

This page in French: Visitez Brantome