Carsac-Aillac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Carsac-Aillac: highlights and tourist information

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Carsac-Aillac is situated in the Dordogne department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 58 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Carsac-Aillac is 454 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Montfort at 2 km and Domme at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Carsac-Aillac, 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 Carsac-Aillac 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 Carsac-Aillac

Markets in and near Carsac-Aillac

  • Domme: market Thursday (6km)
  • Sarlat: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (8km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Thursday - seasonal market only (9km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Saturday (9km)
  • Souillac: market Friday (17km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Sunday (18km)
  • Cazals: market Sunday (21km)
  • Belves: market Saturday (22km)
  • Les Eyzies: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Montignac: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)

More information about Carsac-Aillac, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Carsac-Aillac, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Carsac-Aillac.

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

  • Causses du Quercy (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (7km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (7km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (9km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (17km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (24km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (25km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (26km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (35km)
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (37km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Caudon (6km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (9km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (10km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (15km)
  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (16km)
  • Jardin de Conty (18km)
  • Jardins du château de Losse (24km)
  • Jardins de la Bourlie (26km)
  • Jardin de Planbuisson (29km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (32km)
  • Jardins secrets de Cahors (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte du Grand Roc (23km)
  • Gouffre de la Fage (36km)
  • Gouffre de Padirac (38km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (39km)

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) (27km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Carsac-Aillac

Canton: Carlux

Arrondissement: Sarlat-la-Canéda

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24200

Distance to Carsac-Aillac

from Perigueux (prefecture): 58 km

from Paris: 454 km

from Calais: 681 km

from Nice: 493 km

from Bordeaux: 146 km

from Strasbourg: 646 km

Getting here

Carsac-Aillac 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 Carsac-Aillac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Calviac-en-Perigord, Cenac-et-Saint-Julien, Domme, Grolejac, Milhac, Saint-Cirq-Madelon, Sainte-Mondane, Veyrignac and Vitrac.

This page in French: Visiter Carsac-Aillac