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Visit Brantome: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: In an idyllic setting on the Isle River and with an imposing abbey, Brantome is a very enjoyable town to explore

Important note

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

Brantome is situated in the Dordogne department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 21 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Brantome is 409 kilometres from Paris).

Attractions in Brantome

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourdeilles at 7 km and Chateau de Bourdeilles at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Brantome, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Brantome in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Dordogne

Map of places to visit near Brantome

Markets in and near Brantome

Market days in Brantome: weekly market: Friday; seasonal market: Monday;

  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (0km)
  • Brantome: market Friday (0km)
  • Lisle: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Tocane-Saint-Apre: market Monday & (17km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Perigueux: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (21km)
  • Thiviers: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Thiviers: market Saturday (23km)
  • Saint-Astier: market Thursday (26km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (27km)

More information about Brantome, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Brantome, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Nontron (18km)
  • Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche (46km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (0km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (10km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (17km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (17km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (21km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (22km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (27km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (46km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (52km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (37km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Hilaire-les-Places (50km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Brantome

Canton: Brantôme

Arrondissement: Périgueux

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24310

Distance to Brantome

from Perigueux (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 409 km

from Calais: 627 km

from Nice: 556 km

from Bordeaux: 113 km

from Strasbourg: 646 km

Getting here

Brantome is in the south-west of France. 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 Brantome from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bourdeilles, Cantillac, Champagnac-de-Belair, Condat-sur-Trincou, La Gonterie-Boulouneix, Saint-Julien-de-Bourdeilles and Valeuil.

This page in French: Visiter Brantome

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