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Carlux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Carlux: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Carlux is a pretty village with the ruins of a castle in its centre.

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

Attractions in Carlux

The Jardins de Cadiot is a pretty garden in the Dordogne Valley near to Sarlat.: Les Jardins de Cadiot

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Fenelon at 5 km and Jardins du manoir d'Eyrignac at 7 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Carlux, 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 Carlux in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Les Jardins de Cadiot

Les Jardins de Cadiot

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

The Jardins de Cadiot is a pretty garden in the Dordogne Valley...

See Les Jardins de Cadiot guide
Chateau de Fenelon

Chateau de Fenelon

Castle at 5 km (direction south)

The chateau de Fenelon is half medieval and half renaissance,...

See Chateau de Fenelon guide
Jardins du manoir d'Eyrignac

Jardins du manoir d'Eyrignac

Garden at 7 km (direction north-north-west)

The Gardens of the Manoir d'Eyrignac are a remarkable garden with large...

See Jardins du manoir d'Eyrignac guide
Gourdon (Lot)

Gourdon (Lot)

at 7 km (direction south-south-east), in the Lot department

The golden stone used to build much of the town...

See Gourdon (Lot) guide
 
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Les Jardins d'eau

Les Jardins d'eau

Garden at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

The Jardins d'eau in Carsac-Aillac is a stunning water...

See Les Jardins d'eau guide
Carsac-Aillac

Carsac-Aillac

at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

Carsac-Aillac is home to the Jardins d'eau de Carsac and also...

See Carsac-Aillac guide
Chateau de Montfort

Chateau de Montfort

Castle at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

Close to Sarlat, the Chateau de Montfort is an imposing...

See Chateau de Montfort guide
Souillac

Souillac

at 10 km (direction east), in the Lot department

The town of Souillac is enjoyable to explore, and well placed to...

See Souillac guide
Salignac-Eyvigues

Salignac-Eyvigues

at 10 km (direction north-north-west)

The small town of Salignac-Eyvigues in the Dordogne has several places of...

See Salignac-Eyvigues guide
Sarlat

Sarlat

at 11 km (direction west)

Sarlat is the historic capital of the region, and perhaps the...

See Sarlat guide
Vitrac and Vitrac Port

Vitrac and Vitrac Port

at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

Vitrac is a quiet village next to Vitrac Port which...

See Vitrac and Vitrac Port guide
Domme

Domme

Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction west-south-west)

Domme is a beautiful hilltop village with an extensive cave system,...

See Domme guide
Saint-Geniès

Saint-Geniès

at 15 km (direction north-west)

Saint-Geniès is a traditional Dordogne village around a small castle and church...

See Saint-Geniès guide
The Jardin de la Ferme Fleurie

The Jardin de la Ferme Fleurie

Garden at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

The Jardin de la Ferme Fleurie is a colourful garden in the...

See The Jardin de la Ferme Fleurie guide

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

Map of places to visit near Carlux

 
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Markets in and near Carlux

  • Gourdon (Lot): market Thursday - seasonal market only (7km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Saturday (7km)
  • Souillac: market Friday (10km)
  • Sarlat: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (11km)
  • Domme: market Thursday (14km)
  • Martel: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Sunday (24km)
  • Montignac: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Les Eyzies: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Terrasson: market Thursday (28km)

More information about Carlux, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Carlux, France

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

Grand sites of France

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

  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (7km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (10km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (11km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (15km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (30km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (30km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (32km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (41km)
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (23km)
 
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Geography and distances

Carlux is in the south-west of France at 60 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Carlux is 448 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Carlux

Canton: Carlux

Arrondissement: Sarlat-la-Canéda

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24370

Distance to Carlux

from Perigueux (prefecture): 60 km

from Paris: 448 km

from Calais: 675 km

from Nice: 489 km

from Bordeaux: 152 km

from Strasbourg: 637 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 Carlux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Calviac-en-Perigord, Lamothe-Fenelon, Masclat, Nadaillac-de-Rouge, Orliaguet, Peyrillac-et-Millac, Prats-de-Carlux, Saint-Julien-de-Lampon, Saint-Vincent-le-Paluel, Sainte-Mondane, Sainte-Nathalene, Simeyrols and Veyrignac.

This page in French: Visiter Carlux

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