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Carsac-Aillac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Carsac-Aillac: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Carsac-Aillac is home to the Jardins d'eau de Carsac and also has a lovely romanesque church.

Carsac-Aillac 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 Carsac-Aillac. For detailed visitor information see the Carsac-Aillac travel guide.

Attractions in Carsac-Aillac

The Jardins d'eau in Carsac-Aillac is a stunning water garden with a lovely water labyrinth.: Les Jardins d'eau

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Montfort at 2 km and Vitrac and Vitrac Port at 4 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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!

Les Jardins d'eau

Les Jardins d'eau

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

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

See Les Jardins d'eau guide
Chateau de Montfort

Chateau de Montfort

Castle at 2 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de Montfort guide
Vitrac and Vitrac Port

Vitrac and Vitrac Port

at 4 km (direction west)

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

See Vitrac and Vitrac Port guide


Most Beautiful Village at 6 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Domme guide
Chateau de Fenelon

Chateau de Fenelon

Castle at 6 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Fenelon guide
The Jardin de la Ferme Fleurie

The Jardin de la Ferme Fleurie

Garden at 7 km (direction west)

The Jardin de la Ferme Fleurie is a colourful...

See The Jardin de la Ferme Fleurie guide
La Roque-Gageac

La Roque-Gageac

Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction west)

The picture-postcard village of La Roque-Gageac is along the banks...

See La Roque-Gageac guide


at 8 km (direction north-west)

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

See Sarlat guide


at 8 km (direction east-north-east)

Carlux is a pretty village with the ruins of a castle...

See Carlux guide
Les Jardins de Cadiot

Les Jardins de Cadiot

Garden at 8 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Les Jardins de Cadiot guide
Gourdon (Lot)

Gourdon (Lot)

at 9 km (direction east), in the Lot department

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

See Gourdon (Lot) guide
Jardins de Marqueyssac

Jardins de Marqueyssac

Garden at 9 km (direction west)

The beautiful gardens of Marqueyssac are the most visited gardens...

See Jardins de Marqueyssac guide
The Jardins de l'Albarede

The Jardins de l'Albarede

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

The Jardins de l'Albarede is an attractive garden surrounded by wooded hills...

See The Jardins de l'Albarede guide


Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction west)

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle is a very pretty village best known for the...

See Castelnaud-la-Chapelle guide

... 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

What to do at Carsac-Aillac? 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

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

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) (27km)

Geography and distances

Carsac-Aillac is in the south-west of France at 58 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Carsac-Aillac is 454 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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