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Chatres tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Badefols d'Ans at 5 km from Chatres

Visit Chatres: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Badefols d'Ans at 5 km and Chateau de Hautefort at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chatres, 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 Chatres in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Badefols d'Ans

Badefols d'Ans

at 5 km (direction )

Badefols d'Ans is a small village around a castle and...

See Badefols d'Ans guide
Chateau de Hautefort

Chateau de Hautefort

Castle at 9 km (direction north-west)

At Chateau de Hautefort you can see a vey imposing...

See Chateau de Hautefort guide


at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

The quiet town of Terrasson in the north of the department...

See Terrasson guide
Les Jardins de l'Imaginaire

Les Jardins de l'Imaginaire

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

The Jardins de l'Imaginaire is a lovely contemporary garden in the Dordogne...

See Les Jardins de l'Imaginaire guide


at 11 km (direction north-east), in the Correze department

Centred around the 12th century Church of Saint-Robert, Saint-Robert is classed...

See Saint-Robert guide


at 13 km (direction south-south-west)

Best known for being close to Lascaux caves, the...

See Montignac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction south-south-east)

The village of Saint-Amand-de-Coly is one of the prettiest...

See Saint-Amand-de-Coly guide


at 14 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Tourtoirac guide
Lascaux caves

Lascaux caves

Cave at 15 km (direction south-south-west)

The Lascaux Caves are famous worldwide because of the large number of...

See Lascaux caves guide
Chateau de Losse

Chateau de Losse

Castle at 18 km (direction south-south-west)

Close to Montignac, the Chateau de Losse is an...

See Chateau de Losse guide
Les Jardins de Colette

Les Jardins de Colette

Garden at 20 km (direction east), in the Correze department

The Jardins de Colette is a garden which represents...

See Les Jardins de Colette guide


at 20 km (direction north-west)

The town of Excideuil in the northern Dordogne has...

See Excideuil guide


at 21 km (direction south-west)

The village of Plazac is very small but well...

See Plazac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction south-south-west)

In the heart of the UNESCO listed Vézère Valley, the...

See Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chatres


Markets in and near Chatres

  • Le Lardin-Saint-Lazare: market Friday (7km)
  • Terrasson: market Thursday (10km)
  • Thenon: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Montignac: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Objat: market Sunday (19km)
  • Excideuil: market Thursday (20km)
  • Allassac: market Wednesday & Friday (23km)
  • Brive-la-Gaillarde: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Saturday all day (26km)
  • Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac: market Saturday (28km)
  • Les Eyzies: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (31km)

More information about Chatres, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Chatres, France

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

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

  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (21km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (33km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (33km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (38km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (39km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (39km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (41km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (42km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (43km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (43km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (43km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (45km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (54km)

Geography and distances

Chatres is in the south-west of France at 38 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Chatres is 417 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chatres

Canton: Terrasson-Lavilledieu

Arrondissement: Sarlat-la-Canéda

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24120

Distance to Chatres

from Perigueux (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 417 km

from Calais: 643 km

from Nice: 509 km

from Bordeaux: 145 km

from Strasbourg: 625 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 Chatres from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Azerat, Badefols-d'Ans, Beauregard-de-Terrasson, La Bachellerie, La Chapelle-Saint-Jean, Nailhac, Peyrignac, Saint-Rabier and Villac.

This page in French: Visiter Chatres

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