Belves tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: Belves is one of the liveliest and most attractive small towns in the Dordogne and has several historic monumnts of interest

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

Important note

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

Tourist classifications for Belves include "most beautiful village".

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Urval at 6 km and La Musée de la Rue du temps qui passe at 9 km.

Belves, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Siorac-en-Perigord

Siorac-en-Perigord

at 5 km (direction north-north-west)

Siorac-en-Perigord is a peaceful village close to the main sights of the Dordogne....

See Siorac-en-Perigord guide
Urval

Urval

at 6 km (direction north-west)

Urval is a pretty village with an ancient communal bread oven and fortified church....

See Urval guide
La Musée de la Rue du temps qui passe

La Musée de la Rue du temps qui passe

Museum at 9 km (direction north-east)

The musée de la rue du temps qui passe is an atmospheric step back...

See La Musée de la Rue du temps qui passe guide
Chateau des Milandes

Chateau des Milandes

Castle at 10 km (direction east-north-east)

The beautifully restored Chateau des Milandes, in Renaissance style, is best known for its...

See Chateau des Milandes guide
 
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Prats-du-Perigord

Prats-du-Perigord

at 10 km (direction south-east)

Prats-du-Perigord is a small village with an impressive fortified church in the south-east of...

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Saint-Cyprien

Saint-Cyprien

at 11 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Saint-Cyprien guide
Cadouin abbey cloisters

Cadouin abbey cloisters

Abbey at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Cadouin abbey cloisters guide
Cadouin

Cadouin

at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Cadouin guide
Cadouin abbey

Cadouin abbey

Abbey at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Cadouin abbey guide
Montferrand-du-Perigord

Montferrand-du-Perigord

at 11 km (direction west)

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

See Montferrand-du-Perigord guide
Saint Vincent de Cosse

Saint Vincent de Cosse

at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

Saint Vincent de Cosse is a charming village with some beautiful houses and rural...

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Chateau de Castelnaud

Chateau de Castelnaud

Castle at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

The extensive Chateau de Castelnaud and the associated Museum of Medieval Weapons are very...

See Chateau de Castelnaud guide
Castelnaud-la-Chapelle

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle

Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle is a very pretty village best known for the Chateau de castelnaud, the...

See Castelnaud-la-Chapelle guide
Saint-Pompon

Saint-Pompon

at 12 km (direction east-south-east)

Saint-Pompon, France is a small village to the south of the Dordogne department with...

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Markets in and near Belves

Market days in Belves: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Belves: market Saturday (0km)
  • Le Buisson-de-Cadouin: market Friday (11km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Sunday (11km)
  • Monpazier: market Thursday (14km)
  • Domme: market Thursday (17km)
  • Le Bugue: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Les Eyzies: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Sauveterre-la-Lemance: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Sarlat: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (21km)
  • Cazals: market Sunday (22km)

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Tourist attractions near Belves, France

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

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 Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (0km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (13km)
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (14km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (18km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (19km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (27km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (30km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (37km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (40km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Livrade (Sainte-Livrade-sur-Lot) (53km)

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

Belves is in the south-west of France at 51 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Belves is 465 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Belves

Canton: Belvès

Arrondissement: Sarlat-la-Canéda

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24170

Distance to Belves

from Perigueux (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 465 km

from Calais: 689 km

from Nice: 513 km

from Bordeaux: 125 km

from Strasbourg: 666 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 Belves from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Carves, Cladech, Doissat, Grives, Larzac, Monplaisant, Sagelat, Saint-Amand-de-Belves, Saint-Germain-de-Belves, Saint-Marcory, Saint-Pardoux-et-Vielvic, Sainte-Foy-de-Belves, Siorac-en-Perigord and Urval.

This page in French: Visiter Belves