Bergerac tourism and travel guide

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

Bergerac 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 Bergerac. For detailed visitor information see the Bergerac travel guide.

Tourist classifications for Bergerac include "ville fleurie 4*".

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Bridoire at 9 km and Chateau de Lanquais at 15 km.

Bergerac, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction south)

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

See Monbazillac guide
Chateau de Bridoire

Chateau de Bridoire

Castle at 9 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Bridoire guide
Chateau de Lanquais

Chateau de Lanquais

Castle at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Lanquais guide


at 16 km (direction south-east)

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

See Issigeac guide


at 19 km (direction north-north-west)

Issac is a pretty village with a 15th century tower and a Romanesque church....

See Issac guide


at 20 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Villamblard guide


at 21 km (direction west), in the Gironde department

Sainte-Foy-la-Grande, on the Dordogne river west of Bergerac, has an attractive medieval centre with...

See Sainte-Foy-la-Grande guide


at 21 km (direction south-south-west)

The bastide town of Eymet,south of Bergerac, has some lovely medieval houses and an...

See Eymet guide


at 23 km (direction north-north-west)

Mussidan is a small town on the confluence of the rivers Isle and Crempse...

See Mussidan guide


at 23 km (direction south-south-east), 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


at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Beaumont-du-Perigord guide


at 24 km (direction south), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

Lauzun has a small castle, but ist main interest is its position in the...

See Lauzun guide


at 26 km (direction west), in the Gironde department

A nice place to stroll down to the banks of the Dordogne river -...

See Eynesse guide


at 27 km (direction east)

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

See Molieres guide

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Markets in and near Bergerac

Market days in Bergerac: weekly market: Wednesday all day & Saturday all day;

  • Bergerac: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (0km)
  • Issigeac: market Sunday (17km)
  • Lalinde: market Thursday (19km)
  • Eymet: market Thursday (21km)
  • Mussidan: market Saturday (23km)
  • Castillonnes: market Friday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Castillonnes: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Vergt: market Friday (27km)
  • Miramont-de-Guyenne: market Friday - seasonal market only (29km)
  • Miramont-de-Guyenne: market Monday (29km)

More information about Bergerac, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Bergerac, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (27km)
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (30km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (30km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (37km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (41km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (42km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (42km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (46km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Montréal (19km)
  • Parc et potager de Pouthet (21km)
  • Jardins du Sardy (30km)
  • Jardin de Planbuisson (34km)
  • Jardins de la Bourlie (37km)
  • Jardin de Conty (45km)
  • Jardin du cloître Notre-Dame (46km)
  • Jardins de Beauchamp (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Bergerac is in the south-west of France at 42 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Bergerac is 467 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bergerac

Canton: Bergerac

Arrondissement: Bergerac

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24100

Distance to Bergerac

from Perigueux (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 467 km

from Calais: 686 km

from Nice: 555 km

from Bordeaux: 84 km

from Strasbourg: 692 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 Bergerac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cours-de-Pile, Lembras, Prigonrieux, Saint-Laurent-Des-Vignes and Saint-Nexans.

This page in French: Visiter Bergerac