Chaleix tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Thiviers at 10 km from Chaleix

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Chaleix in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Thiviers at 10 km and Chateau de Jumilhac at 11 km.

Chaleix, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 10 km (direction south)

Thiviers is a very typical Dordogne market town, best known for the...

See Thiviers guide
Chateau de Jumilhac

Chateau de Jumilhac

Castle at 11 km (direction east)

The Chateau de Jumilhac is in the northern Dordogn, within the Perigord-Limousin...

See Chateau de Jumilhac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction south-west)

Saint-Jean-de-Cole is a small but very pretty village with a nice church...

See Saint-Jean-de-Cole guide


at 17 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Châlus is a small market town with two ruined castles in the...

See Chalus guide
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Chateau de Puyguilhem

Chateau de Puyguilhem

Castle at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

Extensive renovation work at the Chateau de Puyguilhem has brought a new...

See Chateau de Puyguilhem guide


at 21 km (direction west)

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

See Nontron guide


at 21 km (direction south-east)

The town of Excideuil in the northern Dordogne has a lively market...

See Excideuil guide
Le Bouquet

Le Bouquet

at 23 km (direction south-south-west)

The Jardin du Bouquet is a large park containing 50 different gardens...

See Le Bouquet guide


at 23 km (direction south-south-west)

Sorges is a village in the Dordogne renowned for its truffles and...

See Sorges guide


at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Brantome guide
Brantome Abbey

Brantome Abbey

Abbey at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Brantome Abbey guide


at 28 km (direction south-south-east)

The small village of Tourtoirac has a church and river walk as...

See Tourtoirac guide
Le Jardin de Liliane

Le Jardin de Liliane

Garden at 29 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Le Jardin de Liliane is one of our favourite gardens open to...

See Le Jardin de Liliane guide


at 29 km (direction west)

Javerlhac-et-la-Chapelle-Saint-Robert is a charming village with a church and castle and a...

See Javerlhac-et-la-Chapelle-Saint-Robert guide

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Markets in and near Chaleix

  • Thiviers: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (9km)
  • Thiviers: market Saturday (9km)
  • Chalus: market Friday (17km)
  • Excideuil: market Thursday (21km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Brantome: market Friday (27km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (38km)
  • Lisle: market Tuesday (39km)
  • Perigueux: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (40km)

More information about Chaleix, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Chaleix, France

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


  • Aquarium du Limousin (44km)

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 l'Assomption (Thiviers) (10km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (17km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (27km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre (Solignac) (38km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (39km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (39km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (40km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de Liliane (29km)
  • Jardins du château de Hautefort (33km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (23km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (40km)
  • Site Corot (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Hilaire-les-Places (23km)

Geography and distances

Chaleix is in the south-west of France at 39 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Chaleix is 387 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chaleix

Canton: Jumilhac-le-Grand

Arrondissement: Nontron

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24800

Distance to Chaleix

from Perigueux (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 387 km

from Calais: 609 km

from Nice: 540 km

from Bordeaux: 140 km

from Strasbourg: 619 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 Chaleix from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Coquille, Mialet, Saint-Jory-de-Chalais and Saint-Paul-la-Roche.

This page in French: Visiter Chaleix


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