Carves tourism and travel guide

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Visit Carves: highlights and tourist information

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Carves is situated in the Dordogne department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 52 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Carves is 463 kilometres from Paris).

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 places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Carves

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

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

  • Jardin de Conty (2km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (8km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (9km)
  • Jardins de la Bourlie (10km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (12km)
  • Jardin de Planbuisson (14km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (17km)
  • Jardins du château de Losse (27km)
  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (29km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (42km)
  • Jardins secrets de Cahors (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte du Grand Roc (17km)
  • Gouffre de la Fage (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (43km)
 
 

Geography and distances

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

Carves 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 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