Issigeac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Issigeac: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The historic small town of Issigeac has many lovely old houses and the most famous Sunday market in the Dordogne

Important note

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

Issigeac is situated in the Dordogne, Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 52 km from Perigueux, the department capital. (General information: Issigeac is 478 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Monbazillac at 12 km and Chateau de Bridoire at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Issigeac reviews and comments:

The medieval backstreets of Issigeac are one of our favourite places in France for a a quiet stroll!

Issigeac, France Rating: 5/5 Reviewed by Derek the

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Issigeac, France: places to visit and attractions

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


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Map of places to visit near Issigeac

Markets in and near Issigeac

Market days in Issigeac: weekly market: Sunday;

  • Issigeac: market Sunday (0km)
  • Castillonnes: market Friday - seasonal market only (8km)
  • Castillonnes: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Villereal: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Villereal: market Saturday (15km)
  • Lalinde: market Thursday (15km)
  • Bergerac: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (17km)
  • Eymet: market Thursday (18km)
  • Cancon: market Monday (22km)
  • Monpazier: market Thursday (23km)

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Tourist attractions to visit near Issigeac, 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 Issigeac 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 Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (18km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (24km) [Map]
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (28km) [Map]
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (32km) [Map]
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (32km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Sainte Livrade (Sainte-Livrade-sur-Lot) (37km) [Map]
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (49km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et potager de Pouthet (18km) [Map]
  • Jardin de Planbuisson (27km) [Map]
  • Jardins de la Bourlie (29km) [Map]
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (34km) [Map]
  • Jardin de Conty (36km) [Map]
  • Ets Latour-Marliac (39km) [Map]
  • Jardins du Sardy (42km)
  • Jardins de Beauchamp (43km) [Map]
  • Jardin du cloître Notre-Dame (43km) [Map]
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (45km) [Map]
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (45km) [Map]
  • Jardins du château de Losse (53km) [Map]

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte du Grand Roc (40km) [Map]

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Issigeac

Canton: Issigeac

Arrondissement: Bergerac

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

Postcode: 24560

Distance to Issigeac

from Perigueux (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 478 km

from Calais: 698 km

from Nice: 543 km

from Bordeaux: 94 km

from Strasbourg: 693 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than 6 kilometres from Issigeac): Boisse, Cavarc, Conne-de-Labarde, Monmadales, Monmarves, Monsaguel, Montaut, Plaisance, Saint-Cernin-de-Labarde, Saint-Perdoux, Saint-Quentin-du-Dropt and Sainte-Radegonde.

This page in French: Visitez Issigeac