Carlux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Carlux in Dordogne

Visit Carlux: highlights and tourist information

Travel Guide  To Visit  Attractions 

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

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.

Carlux is situated in the Dordogne department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 60 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Carlux is 448 kilometres from Paris).

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 Gourdon (Lot) at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Carlux

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

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

  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (10km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (14km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (16km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (18km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (22km)
  • Jardins du château de Losse (24km)
  • Jardin de Conty (25km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (27km)
  • Jardins de la Bourlie (33km)
  • Jardin de Planbuisson (35km)
  • Jardins du château de Hautefort (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte du Grand Roc (27km)
  • Gouffre de la Fage (28km)
  • Gouffre de Padirac (31km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (35km)

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)

Geography and distances

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

Carlux 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 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