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Chourgnac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chourgnac in Dordogne

Photo is of Tourtoirac at 4 km from Chourgnac

Visit Chourgnac: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Tourtoirac at 4 km and Chateau de Hautefort at 7 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chourgnac, 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 Chourgnac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 4 km (direction )

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

See Tourtoirac guide
Chateau de Hautefort

Chateau de Hautefort

Castle at 7 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Hautefort guide
Badefols d'Ans

Badefols d'Ans

at 11 km (direction east)

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

See Badefols d'Ans guide


at 11 km (direction east)

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

See Excideuil guide
Le Bouquet

Le Bouquet

at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Le Bouquet guide


at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Sorges guide


at 18 km (direction east), in the Correze department

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

See Saint-Robert guide


at 20 km (direction south-south-east)

Best known for being close to Lascaux caves, the small town of...

See Montignac guide
Grotte de Rouffignac

Grotte de Rouffignac

Cave at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

The Grotte de Rouffignac contains engravings and drawings of...

See Grotte de Rouffignac guide
Lascaux caves

Lascaux caves

Cave at 22 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Lascaux caves guide


at 22 km (direction south)

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

See Plazac guide


at 22 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 23 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Les Jardins de l'Imaginaire guide


at 23 km (direction north-west)

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

See Thiviers guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chourgnac


Markets in and near Chourgnac

  • Thenon: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Excideuil: market Thursday (11km)
  • Le Lardin-Saint-Lazare: market Friday (18km)
  • Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac: market Saturday (20km)
  • Montignac: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Terrasson: market Thursday (22km)
  • Thiviers: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Thiviers: market Saturday (23km)
  • Perigueux: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (27km)
  • Objat: market Sunday (27km)

Hotels near Chourgnac

More information about Chourgnac, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Chourgnac, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche (33km)
  • Nontron (45km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (23km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (25km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (28km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (31km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (31km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (32km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (35km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (40km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (40km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (44km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Hautefort (7km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (23km)
  • Jardins du château de Losse (24km)
  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (36km)
  • Jardin de Planbuisson (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Chourgnac is in the south-west of France at 27 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Chourgnac is 414 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chourgnac

Canton: Hautefort

Arrondissement: Périgueux

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24640

Distance to Chourgnac

from Perigueux (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 414 km

from Calais: 638 km

from Nice: 521 km

from Bordeaux: 136 km

from Strasbourg: 629 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 Chourgnac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brouchaud, Gabillou, Granges-d'Ans, Saint-Pantaly-d'Ans, Sainte-Eulalie-d'Ans, Sainte-Orse, Temple-Laguyon and Tourtoirac.

This page in French: Visiter Chourgnac

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