Ajat tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ajat: highlights and tourist information

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Ajat is situated in the Dordogne department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 24 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Ajat is 424 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Grotte de Rouffignac at 12 km and Tourtoirac at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ajat, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Ajat in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!


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

Map of places to visit near Ajat

Markets in and near Ajat

  • Thenon: market Tuesday (4km)
  • Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac: market Saturday (13km)
  • Montignac: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Le Lardin-Saint-Lazare: market Friday (17km)
  • Excideuil: market Thursday (20km)
  • Terrasson: market Thursday (23km)
  • Perigueux: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (24km)
  • Les Eyzies: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Le Bugue: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Vergt: market Friday (27km)

More information about Ajat, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Ajat, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Ajat.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (17km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (21km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (24km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (28km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (29km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (30km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (31km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (31km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (34km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (36km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (37km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (42km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (42km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (47km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Hautefort (16km)
  • Jardins du château de Losse (17km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (23km)
  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (31km)
  • Jardin de Planbuisson (35km)
  • Jardins de la Bourlie (39km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (39km)
  • Jardin de Conty (39km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (42km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (43km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte du Grand Roc (24km)
  • Gouffre de la Fage (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ajat

Canton: Thenon

Arrondissement: Périgueux

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24210

Distance to Ajat

from Perigueux (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 424 km

from Calais: 647 km

from Nice: 522 km

from Bordeaux: 130 km

from Strasbourg: 638 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brouchaud, Fossemagne, Gabillou, Limeyrat, Montagnac-d'Auberoche, Saint-Antoine-d'Auberoche, Sainte-Orse and Thenon.

This page in French: Visiter Ajat