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Celles tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Riberac at 8 km from Celles

Visit Celles: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Riberac at 8 km and Chateau de Bourdeilles at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Celles, 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 Celles in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Riberac

Riberac

at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

Riberac, a quiet and traditional town, is well known for the large...

See Riberac guide
Chateau de Bourdeilles

Chateau de Bourdeilles

Castle at 14 km (direction east)

The Chateau de Bourdeilles consists of a medieval defensive castle and...

See Chateau de Bourdeilles guide
Bourdeilles

Bourdeilles

at 14 km (direction east)

Close to Brantome, the Chateau de Bourdeilles is quite modest...

See Bourdeilles guide
Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction west), in the Charente department

The attractive village of Aubeterre-sur-Dronne is also well known...

See Aubeterre-sur-Dronne guide
 
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Saint-Astier

Saint-Astier

at 19 km (direction south-east)

Saint Astier is a small town in the Dordogne with an attractive...

See Saint-Astier guide
Brantome

Brantome

at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

In an idyllic setting on the Isle River and with...

See Brantome guide
Brantome Abbey

Brantome Abbey

Abbey at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

Brantome Abbey is an impressive abbey with troglodyte caves in the...

See Brantome Abbey guide
Neuvic sur l'Isle

Neuvic sur l'Isle

at 22 km (direction south-south-east)

Neuvic is a small town with a chateau, the Chateau...

See Neuvic sur l'Isle guide
Villebois-Lavalette

Villebois-Lavalette

at 23 km (direction north-north-west), in the Charente department

The village of Villebois-Lavalette is pleasant to explore, and...

See Villebois-Lavalette guide
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 26 km (direction north-west), in the Charente department

The Chateau de la Mercerie is a manor house with a...

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide
Perigueux

Perigueux

at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

One of our favourite towns in the Dordogne, Perigueux has an imposing...

See Perigueux guide
Perigueux cathedral

Perigueux cathedral

Cathedral at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

The cathedral in Perigueux combines roman and byzantine elements to create a...

See Perigueux cathedral guide
Charmant

Charmant

at 29 km (direction north-west), in the Charente department

Charmant is another pleasant Charente town, with a small...

See Charmant guide
Mussidan

Mussidan

at 29 km (direction south)

Mussidan is a small town on the confluence of the rivers Isle...

See Mussidan guide

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

Map of places to visit near Celles

 
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Markets in and near Celles

  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (8km)
  • Tocane-Saint-Apre: market Monday & (8km)
  • Lisle: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Saint-Astier: market Thursday (19km)
  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Brantome: market Friday (20km)
  • Perigueux: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (27km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (29km)
  • Mussidan: market Saturday (30km)

More information about Celles, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Celles, France

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

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 Faye (Faye) (8km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (20km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (21km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (22km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (27km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (30km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (40km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (43km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (45km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (51km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (56km)
  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (63km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Montréal (31km)
  • Logis de Forge (37km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (42km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Celles is in the south-west of France at 27 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Celles is 422 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Celles

Canton: Montagrier

Arrondissement: Périgueux

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24600

Distance to Celles

from Perigueux (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 422 km

from Calais: 638 km

from Nice: 572 km

from Bordeaux: 93 km

from Strasbourg: 666 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 Celles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bertric-Buree, Bourg-Des-Maisons, Chapdeuil, Coutures, Douchapt, Grand-Brassac, Montagrier, Riberac, Saint-Meard-de-Drone, Saint-Victor, Verteillac and Villetoureix.

This page in French: Visiter Celles

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