Map position of Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat)

You can find details of some of the places we suggest you visit near Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) below the map...

List of places in distance order

Distances are direct ("as the crow flies") so driving will be further!

Limeuil: 3 km

Limeuil is classified as one of the most beautiful villages in France, and has a popular river beach where the Vezere and Dordogne rivers join

Limeuil guide

Tremolat: 4 km

Trémolat is a very small but attractive village, close to the scenic highlight at the Cingle de Tremolat which has far-reaching views across the river

Tremolat guide

Le Bugue: 6 km

The town of Le Bugue, on the Dordogne river banks, is very well situated to explore the region

Le Bugue guide

Cadouin: 11 km

Cadouin is a small village best known for its medieval abbey, an important pilgrimage destination

Cadouin guide

Molieres: 11 km

Molieres is small but perhaps the best example of an unspoiled bastide town in the region.

Molieres guide

The Grotte du Grand Roc: 12 km

The Grotte du Grand Roc is a beautiful natural cave system in the Dordogne.

The Grotte du Grand Roc guide

Laugerie-Basse: 12 km

Laugerie Basse is a prehistoric shelter in the Vezere Valley in the Dordogne

Laugerie-Basse guide

Les Eyzies: 13 km

Les Eyzies itself is a small traditional town, within easy reach of many of the most important prehistoric monuments of the Vezere Valley

Les Eyzies guide

Font-de-Gaume: 14 km

The caves at Font-de-Gaume are one of the last caves in France where the publi can still see original cave paintings

Font-de-Gaume guide

Saint-Avit-Senieur: 15 km

Saint-Avit-Senieur is dominated by the substantial abbey ruins in the centre of the village

Saint-Avit-Senieur guide

Saint-Cyprien: 15 km

Saint-Cyprien village has a very picturesque historic centre and lovely views across the Dordogne region

Saint-Cyprien guide

Beaumont-du-Perigord: 17 km

The traditional bastide town of Beaumont-du-Perigord is an interesting contrast to the nearby village of Monpazier

Beaumont-du-Perigord guide

Montferrand-du-Perigord: 17 km

The pretty little village of Montferrand-du-Perigord is in a particularly scenic area and has a traditional market hall

Montferrand-du-Perigord guide

Grotte de Rouffignac: 18 km

The Grotte de Rouffignac contains engravings and drawings of more than 100 mammouths

Grotte de Rouffignac guide

Belves: 19 km

Belves is one of the liveliest and most attractive small towns in the Dordogne and has several historic monumnts of interest

Belves guide

La-Roque-Saint-Christophe: 19 km

The prehistoric dwellings built in the cliffs at La Roque-Saint-Christophe are one of the most extensive of their type in France

La-Roque-Saint-Christophe guide

Chateau de Commarque: 20 km

The Chateau de Commarque is an imposing ruined castle that was 'found' in the forest and has now been cleared and opened to the public.

Chateau de Commarque guide

Plazac: 20 km

The village of Plazac is very small but well worth exploring, and well placed to discover many local highlights

Plazac guide

Cabanes du Breuil: 21 km

The Cabanes du Breuil are ancient farm buildings made from dry stone in the heart of the Dordogne

Cabanes du Breuil guide

Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere: 21 km

In the heart of the UNESCO listed Vézère Valley, the village of Saint-Léon-sur-Vézère is one of the loveliest in the Dordogne

Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere guide

Chateau des Milandes: 22 km

The beautifuly restored Chateau des Milandes, in Renaissance style, is best known for its association with the jazz dancer called Josephine Baker

Chateau des Milandes guide

Chateau de Puymartin: 22 km

The views, the furnishings and the legend of a resident ghost all combine to make Chateau de Puymartin an interesting destination

Chateau de Puymartin guide

Beynac: 23 km

One of the most beautiful villages in France and also with stunning views and on of the most impressive Dordogne castles, Beynac is unmissable when you visit

Beynac guide

Chateau de Beynac: 24 km

High on a clifftop and beautifuly restored, the Chateau de Beynac is our favourite castle in the region

Chateau de Beynac guide

Chateau de Castelnaud: 25 km

The extensive Chateau de Castelnaud and the associated Museum of Medieval Weapons are very popular with both adults nd children

Chateau de Castelnaud guide

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle: 25 km

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle is a very pretty village best known for the Chateau de castelnaud, the most visited castle in the region

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle guide

Monpazier: 25 km

Monpazier is an exceptional 13th century bastide town, among the most beautiful villages in France.

Monpazier guide

Chateau de Losse: 25 km

Close to Montignac, the Chateau de Losse is an interesting castle that also has very pretty gardens

Chateau de Losse guide

Jardins de Marqueyssac: 26 km

The beautiful gardens of Marqueyssac are the most visited gardens in Aquitaine

Jardins de Marqueyssac guide

La Roque-Gageac: 27 km

The picture-postcard village of La Roque-Gageac is along the banks of the Dordogne river and also has semi-tropical gardens and ancient cave dwellings to see.

La Roque-Gageac guide

Issigeac: 28 km

The historic small town of Issigeac has many lovely old houses and the most famous Sunday market in the Dordogne

Issigeac guide

Villamblard: 28 km

North of Bergerac, Villamblard is a pleasant town to discover and surrounded by attractive countryside

Villamblard guide

Sarlat: 28 km

Sarlat is the historic capital of the region, and perhaps the most remarkable and intact historic town in France. Highly recommended!

Sarlat guide

Lascaux caves: 30 km

The Lascaux Caves are famous worldwide because of the large number of prehistoric cave paintings to be seen

Lascaux caves guide

Montignac: 30 km

Best known for being close to Lascaux caves, the small town of Montignac is also very attractive

Montignac guide

Bergerac: 30 km

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

Bergerac guide

Saint-Pompon: 30 km

Saint-Pompon, France is a small village to the south of the Dordogne department with an attractive historic centre

Saint-Pompon guide

Domme: 30 km

The hilltop village of Domme has it all: a beautiful village, an extensive cave sytem, and very extensive views across the river and countryside

Domme guide

Chateau de Biron: 30 km

The Chateau de Biron is a perfect way to discover the history and countryside of the southern Dordogne

Chateau de Biron guide

Biron: 30 km

Biron is a picturesque village with an ancient church and an imposing castle, and far-reaching views

Biron guide

Villereal: 31 km

Villereal is one of our favourite medieval bastide towns, with an impressive wooden market hall occupying the centre of the main market square

Villereal guide

Monbazillac: 31 km

Monbazillac is home to the Chateau de Monbazillac, famous producer of sweet white wines

Monbazillac guide

Chateau de Montfort: 32 km

Close to Sarlat, the Chateau de Montfort is an imposing setting above the river - but unfortunately not open to the public

Chateau de Montfort guide

Daglan: 32 km

Daglan is a small village in the south of the Dordogne department on the river Céou

Daglan guide

Perigueux: 34 km

One of our favourite towns in the Dordogne, Perigueux has an imposing byzantine cathedral and an extensive medieval old town to explore

Perigueux guide

Villefranche-du-Perigord: 35 km

Surrounded by the forests that produce the famous local chestnuts, Villefranche-du-Perigord is a small and unspoiled bastide town

Villefranche-du-Perigord guide

Castillonnes: 35 km

Castillonnes is another Lot-et-Garonne bastide town, rather less touristic than most of the others

Castillonnes guide

The Chateau de Bridoire: 35 km

Visit the Chateau de Bridoire, a medieval chateau with lots of games for all the family.

The Chateau de Bridoire guide

Saint-Amand-de-Coly: 35 km

The village of Saint-Amand-de-Coly is one of the prettiest in the Dordogne, and also well placed s a base if you are exploring the region

Saint-Amand-de-Coly guide

Terrasson: 43 km

The quiet town of Terrasson in the north of the department is best known for the extensive Gardens of the Imagination

Terrasson guide

Lauzun: 44 km

Lauzun has a small castle, but ist main interest is its position in the valley of the Dropt River and the attractions nearby

Lauzun guide