Archignac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Archignac: highlights and tourist information

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Archignac is situated in the Dordogne department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 51 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Archignac is 435 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Amand-de-Coly at 8 km and Lascaux caves at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Archignac, 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 Archignac 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 Archignac

Markets in and near Archignac

  • Terrasson: market Thursday (13km)
  • Montignac: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Le Lardin-Saint-Lazare: market Friday (15km)
  • Sarlat: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (15km)
  • Souillac: market Friday (18km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Thursday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Saturday (22km)
  • Thenon: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Brive-la-Gaillarde: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Saturday all day (24km)
  • Domme: market Thursday (25km)

More information about Archignac, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Archignac, France

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

Grand sites of France

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

  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (8km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (18km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (18km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (22km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (25km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (34km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (36km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (41km)
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (48km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (4km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (13km)
  • Jardins du château de Losse (15km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (24km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (24km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (27km)
  • Jardins du château de Hautefort (31km)
  • Jardin de Conty (31km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (35km)
  • Jardins de la Bourlie (36km)
  • Jardin de Planbuisson (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de la Fage (19km)
  • Grotte du Grand Roc (25km)
  • Gouffre de Padirac (38km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (46km)
  • Cascades de Gimel (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (33km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Archignac

Canton: Salignac-Eyvigues

Arrondissement: Sarlat-la-Canéda

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24590

Distance to Archignac

from Perigueux (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 435 km

from Calais: 662 km

from Nice: 495 km

from Bordeaux: 150 km

from Strasbourg: 630 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Jayac, La Cassagne, Paulin, Saint-Amand-de-Coly, Saint-Crepin-et-Carlucet and Saint-Genies.

This page in French: Visiter Archignac