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Douchapt tourism and travel guide

Photo of Douchapt in Dordogne

Photo is of Riberac at 8 km from Douchapt

Visit Douchapt: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Riberac at 8 km and Saint-Astier at 13 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Douchapt, 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 Douchapt in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 8 km (direction west)

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

See Riberac guide


at 13 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Astier guide
Chateau de Bourdeilles

Chateau de Bourdeilles

Castle at 14 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Bourdeilles guide


at 14 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Bourdeilles guide
Neuvic sur l'Isle

Neuvic sur l'Isle

at 16 km (direction south)

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

See Neuvic sur l'Isle guide


at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Brantome guide
Brantome Abbey

Brantome Abbey

Abbey at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Brantome Abbey guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction west), in the Charente department

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

See Aubeterre-sur-Dronne guide


at 23 km (direction east)

One of our favourite towns in the Dordogne, Perigueux has an imposing...

See Perigueux guide
Perigueux cathedral

Perigueux cathedral

Cathedral at 23 km (direction east)

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

See Perigueux cathedral guide


at 24 km (direction south-south-west)

Mussidan is a small town on the confluence of the rivers Isle...

See Mussidan guide


at 25 km (direction south)

Issac is a pretty village with a 15th century tower and...

See Issac guide


at 26 km (direction south-south-east)

North of Bergerac, Villamblard is a pleasant town to...

See Villamblard guide


at 30 km (direction north-north-west), in the Charente department

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

See Villebois-Lavalette guide

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

Map of places to visit near Douchapt


Markets in and near Douchapt

  • Tocane-Saint-Apre: market Monday & (4km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (8km)
  • Lisle: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Saint-Astier: market Thursday (13km)
  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Brantome: market Friday (21km)
  • Perigueux: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (23km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Mussidan: market Saturday (24km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (32km)

More information about Douchapt, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Douchapt, France

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

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 Faye (Faye) (8km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (17km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (18km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (21km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (22km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (31km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (39km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (49km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (52km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (54km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Montréal (25km)
  • Logis de Forge (43km)
  • Jardins du Sardy (50km)
  • Jardin de Planbuisson (57km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Douchapt is in the south-west of France at 23 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Douchapt is 427 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Douchapt

Canton: Montagrier

Arrondissement: Périgueux

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24350

Distance to Douchapt

from Perigueux (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 427 km

from Calais: 643 km

from Nice: 568 km

from Bordeaux: 92 km

from Strasbourg: 667 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 Douchapt from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Celles, Grand-Brassac, Montagrier, Saint-Meard-de-Drone, Saint-Pardoux-de-Drone, Saint-Sulpice-de-Roumagnac, Saint-Victor, Segonzac and Tocane-Saint-Apre.

This page in French: Visiter Douchapt

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