Biras tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Bourdeilles at 6 km from Biras

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Biras 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 Biras in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourdeilles at 6 km and Chateau de Bourdeilles at 6 km.

Biras, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction north-west)

Close to Brantome, the Chateau de Bourdeilles is quite modest compared with some in...

See Bourdeilles guide
Chateau de Bourdeilles

Chateau de Bourdeilles

Castle at 6 km (direction west-north-west)

The Chateau de Bourdeilles consists of a medieval defensive castle and a Renaissance castle...

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at 9 km (direction west-north-west)

In an idyllic setting on the Isle River and with an imposing abbey, Brantome...

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Brantome Abbey

Brantome Abbey

Abbey at 9 km (direction west-north-west)

Brantome Abbey is an impressive abbey with troglodyte caves in the beautiful town of...

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at 12 km (direction south-east)

One of our favourite towns in the Dordogne, Perigueux has an imposing byzantine cathedral...

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Perigueux cathedral

Perigueux cathedral

Cathedral at 13 km (direction south-east)

The cathedral in Perigueux combines roman and byzantine elements to create a most unusual...

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Chateau de Puyguilhem

Chateau de Puyguilhem

Castle at 17 km (direction north-east)

Extensive renovation work at the Chateau de Puyguilhem has brought a new lease of...

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at 18 km (direction south-west)

Saint Astier is a small town in the Dordogne with an attractive riverside setting....

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Le Bouquet

Le Bouquet

at 18 km (direction east)

The Jardin du Bouquet is a large park containing 50 different gardens of clipped...

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at 18 km (direction east)

Sorges is a village in the Dordogne renowned for its truffles and has an...

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Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction north-east)

Saint-Jean-de-Cole is a small but very pretty village with a nice church and beautiful...

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at 23 km (direction north-west)

The village of Mareuil in Mareuil-en-Perigord was one of the four baronies of the...

See Mareuil-en-Perigord guide


at 24 km (direction west)

Riberac, a quiet and traditional town, is well known for the large market held...

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Neuvic sur l\'Isle

Neuvic sur l'Isle

at 25 km (direction south-west)

Neuvic is a small town with a chateau, the Chateau de Neuvic which is...

See Neuvic sur l'Isle guide

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Markets in and near Biras

  • Lisle: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (8km)
  • Brantome: market Friday (8km)
  • Tocane-Saint-Apre: market Monday & (12km)
  • Perigueux: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (13km)
  • Saint-Astier: market Thursday (18km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (24km)
  • Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac: market Saturday (25km)
  • Thiviers: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (27km)

More information about Biras, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Biras, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (9km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (9km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (9km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (13km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (17km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (24km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (26km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (47km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (55km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (55km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Hilaire-les-Places (57km)

Geography and distances

Biras is in the south-west of France at 13 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Biras is 417 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Biras

Canton: Brantôme

Arrondissement: Périgueux

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24310

Distance to Biras

from Perigueux (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 417 km

from Calais: 636 km

from Nice: 554 km

from Bordeaux: 108 km

from Strasbourg: 652 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 Biras from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bourdeilles, Bussac, Chateau-l'Eveque, Sencenac-Puy-de-Fourches and Valeuil.

This page in French: Visiter Biras