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Carves tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Belves at 5 km from Carves

Visit Carves: highlights and tourist information

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Carves is situated in the Dordogne department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Belves at 5 km and La Musée de la Rue du temps qui passe at 5 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Carves, 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 Carves in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Belves

Belves

Most Beautiful Village at 5 km (direction west-south-west)

Belves is one of the liveliest and most attractive small...

See Belves guide
La Musée de la Rue du temps qui passe

La Musée de la Rue du temps qui passe

Museum at 5 km (direction west-south-west)

The musée de la rue du temps qui passe is...

See La Musée de la Rue du temps qui passe guide
Chateau des Milandes

Chateau des Milandes

Castle at 6 km (direction north-east)

The beautifully restored Chateau des Milandes, in Renaissance style, is best...

See Chateau des Milandes guide
Chateau de Castelnaud

Chateau de Castelnaud

Castle at 7 km (direction east-north-east)

The extensive Chateau de Castelnaud and the associated Museum...

See Chateau de Castelnaud guide
 
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Castelnaud-la-Chapelle

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle

Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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Saint Vincent de Cosse

Saint Vincent de Cosse

at 8 km (direction north-east)

Saint Vincent de Cosse is a charming village with some...

See Saint Vincent de Cosse guide
The Jardins de l'Albarede

The Jardins de l'Albarede

Garden at 8 km (direction east)

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

See The Jardins de l'Albarede guide
Beynac

Beynac

Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction north-east)

One of the most beautiful villages in France and also with stunning...

See Beynac guide
Chateau de Beynac

Chateau de Beynac

Castle at 9 km (direction north-east)

High on a clifftop and beautifully restored, the Chateau de...

See Chateau de Beynac guide
Jardins de Marqueyssac

Jardins de Marqueyssac

Garden at 9 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Jardins de Marqueyssac guide
Saint-Pompon

Saint-Pompon

at 9 km (direction south-east)

Saint-Pompon, France is a small village to the south...

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Saint-Cyprien

Saint-Cyprien

at 9 km (direction north-north-west)

Saint-Cyprien village has a very picturesque historic centre and lovely views...

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La Roque-Gageac

La Roque-Gageac

Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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

The Jardin de la Ferme Fleurie

Garden at 10 km (direction east-north-east)

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 Carves

 
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Markets in and near Carves

  • Belves: market Saturday (5km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Sunday (9km)
  • Domme: market Thursday (12km)
  • Le Buisson-de-Cadouin: market Friday (14km)
  • Sarlat: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (17km)
  • Les Eyzies: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Monpazier: market Thursday (18km)
  • Le Bugue: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Cazals: market Sunday (20km)
  • Sauveterre-la-Lemance: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (22km)

More information about Carves, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Carves, France

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

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)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (5km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (11km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (14km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (17km)
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (19km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (25km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (25km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (34km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (35km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (52km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Livrade (Sainte-Livrade-sur-Lot) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (43km)
 
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Geography and distances

Carves is in the south-west of France at 52 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Carves is 463 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Carves

Canton: Belvès

Arrondissement: Sarlat-la-Canéda

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24170

Distance to Carves

from Perigueux (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 463 km

from Calais: 688 km

from Nice: 509 km

from Bordeaux: 130 km

from Strasbourg: 662 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 Carves from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allas-les-Mines, Belves, Berbiguieres, Cladech, Grives, Larzac, Marnac, Monplaisant, Sagelat, Saint-Amand-de-Belves, Saint-Germain-de-Belves, Saint-Laurent-la-Vallee, Saint-Vincent-de-Cosse, Sainte-Foy-de-Belves and Veyrines-de-Domme.

This page in French: Visiter Carves

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