Bardou tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Issigeac at 6 km from Bardou

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Bardou is situated in the Dordogne department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Bardou in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Issigeac at 6 km and Beaumont-du-Perigord at 8 km.

Bardou, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Issigeac

Issigeac

at 6 km (direction west)

The historic small town of Issigeac has many lovely old houses and the most...

See Issigeac guide
Beaumont-du-Perigord

Beaumont-du-Perigord

at 8 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Beaumont-du-Perigord guide
Chateau de Lanquais

Chateau de Lanquais

Castle at 9 km (direction east-north-east)

The Chateau de Lanquais - sometimes called the Louvre of the Perigord - combines...

See Chateau de Lanquais guide
Saint-Avit-Senieur

Saint-Avit-Senieur

at 11 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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Castillonnes

Castillonnes

at 12 km (direction south-west), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

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

See Castillonnes guide
Villereal

Villereal

Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction south-south-east), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

Villereal is one of our favourite medieval bastide towns, with an impressive wooden market...

See Villereal guide
Molieres

Molieres

at 14 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Molieres guide
Montferrand-du-Perigord

Montferrand-du-Perigord

at 14 km (direction east)

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

See Montferrand-du-Perigord guide
Monbazillac

Monbazillac

at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Monbazillac guide
Cadouin

Cadouin

at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cadouin guide
Cadouin abbey

Cadouin abbey

Abbey at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

Cadouin abbey was built in the 12th century in the roman style...

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Cadouin abbey cloisters

Cadouin abbey cloisters

Abbey at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

The cloister attached to the abbey at Cadouin were built in the 15th century...

See Cadouin abbey cloisters guide
Monpazier

Monpazier

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Monpazier guide
Chateau de Bridoire

Chateau de Bridoire

Castle at 18 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de Bridoire guide

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Markets in and near Bardou

  • Issigeac: market Sunday (6km)
  • Lalinde: market Thursday (11km)
  • Castillonnes: market Friday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Castillonnes: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Villereal: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Villereal: market Saturday (12km)
  • Monpazier: market Thursday (18km)
  • Bergerac: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (20km)
  • Le Buisson-de-Cadouin: market Friday (22km)
  • Cancon: market Monday (23km)

More information about Bardou, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Bardou, France

What to do at Bardou? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Bardou.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (19km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (23km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (25km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (26km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Livrade (Sainte-Livrade-sur-Lot) (38km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (44km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (45km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Bardou is in the south-west of France at 50 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Bardou is 475 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bardou

Canton: Issigeac

Arrondissement: Bergerac

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24560

Distance to Bardou

from Perigueux (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 475 km

from Calais: 696 km

from Nice: 537 km

from Bordeaux: 100 km

from Strasbourg: 688 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boisse, Cavarc, Faurilles, Faux, Monmadales, Monmarves, Monsac, Montaut, Naussannes, Nojals-et-Clotte, Saint-Leon-d'Issigeac, Sainte-Radegonde and Sainte-Sabine-Born.

This page in French: Visiter Bardou