Chancelade tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Perigueux at 4 km from Chancelade

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Chancelade 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 Chancelade in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Perigueux at 4 km and Perigueux cathedral at 5 km.

Chancelade, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 4 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 5 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Perigueux cathedral guide


at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Astier guide


at 14 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bourdeilles guide
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Chateau de Bourdeilles

Chateau de Bourdeilles

Castle at 14 km (direction north-west)

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

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at 18 km (direction north-west)

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

See Brantome guide
Brantome Abbey

Brantome Abbey

Abbey at 18 km (direction north-west)

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

See Brantome Abbey guide
Le Bouquet

Le Bouquet

at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Le Bouquet guide


at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Sorges guide
Neuvic sur l'Isle

Neuvic sur l'Isle

at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Neuvic sur l'Isle guide


at 23 km (direction south-west)

North of Bergerac, Villamblard is a pleasant town to discover and surrounded...

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Chateau de Puyguilhem

Chateau de Puyguilhem

Castle at 25 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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at 26 km (direction west)

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

See Riberac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction north-east)

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

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Map of places to visit near Chancelade


Markets in and near Chancelade

  • Perigueux: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (5km)
  • Lisle: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Saint-Astier: market Thursday (13km)
  • Tocane-Saint-Apre: market Monday & (15km)
  • Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac: market Saturday (17km)
  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Brantome: market Friday (17km)
  • Vergt: market Friday (20km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)
  • Mussidan: market Saturday (31km)

More information about Chancelade, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Chancelade, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Nontron (36km)
  • Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche (54km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (0km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (1km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (5km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (18km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (25km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (26km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (30km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (39km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (55km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (56km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (63km)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Chancelade is in the south-west of France at 5 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Chancelade is 425 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chancelade

Canton: Périgueux-Ouest

Arrondissement: Périgueux

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24650

Distance to Chancelade

from Perigueux (prefecture): 5 km

from Paris: 425 km

from Calais: 644 km

from Nice: 550 km

from Bordeaux: 106 km

from Strasbourg: 655 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 Chancelade from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Champcevinel, Chateau-l'Eveque, Coulounieix-Chamiers, La Chapelle-Gonaguet, Marsac-sur-l'Isle, Perigueux and Razac-sur-l'Isle.

This page in French: Visiter Chancelade


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