Biron tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: Biron is a picturesque village with an ancient church and an imposing castle, and far-reaching views

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

Attractions in Biron

The Chateau de Biron is a perfect way to discover the history and countryside of the southern Dordogne: Chateau de Biron

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Monpazier at 6 km and Chateau de Gavaudun at 8 km.

Biron, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Biron

Chateau de Biron

Castle less than one km (direction north-west)

The Chateau de Biron is a perfect way to discover the history and countryside...

See Chateau de Biron guide
Monpazier

Monpazier

Most Beautiful Village at 6 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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Chateau de Gavaudun

Chateau de Gavaudun

Castle at 8 km (direction south-south-east), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

Chateau de Gavaudun, a ruined medieval castle, sits high on a rock in the...

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Villereal

Villereal

Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction west), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

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

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Montferrand-du-Perigord

Montferrand-du-Perigord

at 13 km (direction west)

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

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Monflanquin

Monflanquin

Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction south-west), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

Listed as one of the most beautiful villages in France, the 13th century bastide...

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Chateau de Bonaguil

Chateau de Bonaguil

Castle at 15 km (direction east-south-east), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

The medieval Chateau de Bonaguil, in a lovely woodland setting, is one of our...

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Villefranche-du-Perigord

Villefranche-du-Perigord

at 16 km (direction east)

Surrounded by the forests that produce the famous local chestnuts, Villefranche-du-Perigord is a small...

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Chateau de Fumel

Chateau de Fumel

Castle at 17 km (direction south-east), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

The Chateau de Fumel is not open to the public but a walk through...

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Saint-Avit-Senieur

Saint-Avit-Senieur

at 17 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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Prats-du-Perigord

Prats-du-Perigord

at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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Beaumont-du-Perigord

Beaumont-du-Perigord

at 18 km (direction north-west)

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

See Beaumont-du-Perigord guide
Belves

Belves

Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction north-east)

Belves is one of the liveliest and most attractive small towns in the Dordogne...

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Cadouin

Cadouin

at 20 km (direction north-east)

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

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Markets in and near Biron

  • Monpazier: market Thursday (6km)
  • Villereal: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (11km)
  • Villereal: market Saturday (11km)
  • Sauveterre-la-Lemance: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Monflanquin: market Thursday (14km)
  • Monsempron-Libos: market Thursday (17km)
  • Belves: market Saturday (19km)
  • Cancon: market Monday (22km)
  • Castillonnes: market Friday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Castillonnes: market Tuesday (23km)

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Tourist attractions near Biron, France

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

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 Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (13km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (28km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (28km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (31km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (32km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Livrade (Sainte-Livrade-sur-Lot) (34km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Frespech) (36km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lacour) (38km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (45km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (45km)

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

Biron is in the south-west of France at 63 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Biron is 483 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Biron

Canton: Monpazier

Arrondissement: Bergerac

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24540

Distance to Biron

from Perigueux (prefecture): 63 km

from Paris: 483 km

from Calais: 706 km

from Nice: 520 km

from Bordeaux: 117 km

from Strasbourg: 684 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 Biron from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Capdrot, Devillac, Gaugeac, Lacapelle-Biron, Laussou, Monpazier, Parranquet, Saint-Martin-de-Villereal, Soulaures and Vergt-de-Biron.

This page in French: Visiter Biron