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Cercles tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Bourdeilles at 11 km from Cercles

Visit Cercles: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Bourdeilles at 11 km and Bourdeilles at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Cercles, 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 Cercles in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Chateau de Bourdeilles

Chateau de Bourdeilles

Castle at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Bourdeilles guide
Bourdeilles

Bourdeilles

at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Bourdeilles guide
Brantome

Brantome

at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Brantome guide
Brantome Abbey

Brantome Abbey

Abbey at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Brantome Abbey guide
 
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Riberac

Riberac

at 16 km (direction south-west)

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

See Riberac guide
Villebois-Lavalette

Villebois-Lavalette

at 19 km (direction west-north-west), in the Charente department

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

See Villebois-Lavalette guide
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

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

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

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Chateau de Puyguilhem

Chateau de Puyguilhem

Castle at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

Extensive renovation work at the Chateau de Puyguilhem has...

See Chateau de Puyguilhem guide
Nontron

Nontron

at 24 km (direction north-east)

Nontron is a quiet town within the Perigord-Limousin Regional Natural...

See Nontron guide
Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction west-south-west), in the Charente department

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

See Aubeterre-sur-Dronne guide
Saint-Astier

Saint-Astier

at 25 km (direction south-south-east)

Saint Astier is a small town in the Dordogne...

See Saint-Astier guide
Charmant

Charmant

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

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

See Charmant guide
Varaignes

Varaignes

at 27 km (direction north-north-east)

Varaignes is a pretty village with a castle at...

See Varaignes guide
Marthon

Marthon

at 28 km (direction north-north-east), in the Charente department

In Marthon there is no single monument that dominates, but rather...

See Marthon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cercles

 
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Markets in and near Cercles

  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Lisle: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Tocane-Saint-Apre: market Monday & (13km)
  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Brantome: market Friday (15km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (16km)
  • Saint-Astier: market Thursday (25km)
  • Perigueux: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (29km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (35km)

More information about Cercles, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Cercles, France

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

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

  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (15km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (16km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (23km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (24km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (24km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (28km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (35km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (39km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (41km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Logis de Forge (34km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (39km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (34km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

 
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Geography and distances

Cercles is in the south-west of France at 28 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Cercles is 414 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cercles

Canton: Verteillac

Arrondissement: Périgueux

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24320

Distance to Cercles

from Perigueux (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 414 km

from Calais: 630 km

from Nice: 570 km

from Bordeaux: 100 km

from Strasbourg: 658 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 Cercles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bourg-Des-Maisons, Chapdeuil, Coutures, Gout-Rossignol, La Chapelle-Montabourlet, La Tour-Blanche, Leguillac-de-Cercles and Saint-Just.

This page in French: Visiter Cercles

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