Brantome tourism and travel guide

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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

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

Attractions in Brantome

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

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourdeilles at 7 km and Chateau de Bourdeilles at 7 km.

Brantome, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Brantome Abbey

Brantome Abbey

Abbey less than one km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Brantome Abbey guide
Bourdeilles

Bourdeilles

at 7 km (direction west-south-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 7 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Bourdeilles guide
Chateau de Puyguilhem

Chateau de Puyguilhem

Castle at 10 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateau de Puyguilhem guide
 
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Saint-Jean-de-Cole

Saint-Jean-de-Cole

Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Jean-de-Cole guide
Mareuil-en-Perigord

Mareuil-en-Perigord

at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mareuil-en-Perigord guide
Nontron

Nontron

at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

Nontron is a quiet town within the Perigord-Limousin Regional Natural Park to the north...

See Nontron guide
Le Bouquet

Le Bouquet

at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Le Bouquet guide
Sorges

Sorges

at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Sorges guide
Perigueux

Perigueux

at 20 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Perigueux guide
Perigueux cathedral

Perigueux cathedral

Cathedral at 21 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Perigueux cathedral guide
Thiviers

Thiviers

at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

Thiviers is a very typical Dordogne market town, best known for the foie gras...

See Thiviers guide
Javerlhac-et-la-Chapelle-Saint-Robert

Javerlhac-et-la-Chapelle-Saint-Robert

at 24 km (direction north-north-west)

Javerlhac-et-la-Chapelle-Saint-Robert is a charming village with a church and castle and a lovely riverside...

See Javerlhac-et-la-Chapelle-Saint-Robert guide
Saint-Astier

Saint-Astier

at 26 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint-Astier guide

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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)

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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)
 
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Geography and distances

Brantome is in the south-west of France at 21 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Brantome is 409 kilometres from Paris).

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

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