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Visit Cantillac: highlights and tourist information

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Cantillac is situated in the Dordogne department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 24 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Cantillac is 406 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Brantome at 3 km and Brantome Abbey at 3 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cantillac, 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 Cantillac 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 Cantillac


Markets in and near Cantillac

  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (4km)
  • Brantome: market Friday (4km)
  • Lisle: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Tocane-Saint-Apre: market Monday & (20km)
  • Thiviers: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Thiviers: market Saturday (22km)
  • Perigueux: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (24km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)

More information about Cantillac, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Cantillac, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Nontron (15km)
  • Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche (46km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (3km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (9km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (21km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (21km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (22km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (24km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (29km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (43km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (33km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (39km)

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 (49km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Cantillac

Canton: Champagnac-de-Belair

Arrondissement: Nontron

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24530

Distance to Cantillac

from Perigueux (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 406 km

from Calais: 624 km

from Nice: 558 km

from Bordeaux: 114 km

from Strasbourg: 645 km

Getting here

Cantillac 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 Cantillac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brantome, Champagnac-de-Belair, Condat-sur-Trincou, La Chapelle-Montmoreau, La Gonterie-Boulouneix, Quinsac, Saint-Crepin-de-Richemont, Saint-Felix-de-Bourdeilles, Saint-Julien-de-Bourdeilles and Saint-Pancrace.

This page in French: Visiter Cantillac

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