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Dussac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Excideuil at 7 km from Dussac

Visit Dussac: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Excideuil at 7 km and Chateau de Jumilhac at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Dussac, 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 Dussac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 7 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Excideuil guide
Chateau de Jumilhac

Chateau de Jumilhac

Castle at 11 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Jumilhac guide


at 13 km (direction west)

Thiviers is a very typical Dordogne market town, best...

See Thiviers guide


at 14 km (direction south)

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

See Tourtoirac guide
Chateau de Hautefort

Chateau de Hautefort

Castle at 16 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Hautefort guide


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

The part of Segur-le-Chateau with medieval houses next to the river...

See Segur-le-Chateau guide
Le Bouquet

Le Bouquet

at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Le Bouquet guide


at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Sorges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Jean-de-Cole guide
Badefols d'Ans

Badefols d'Ans

at 20 km (direction south-east)

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

See Badefols d'Ans guide


at 23 km (direction east-south-east), in the Correze department

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

See Saint-Robert guide
Chateau de Puyguilhem

Chateau de Puyguilhem

Castle at 27 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de Puyguilhem guide


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

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

See Chalus guide


at 34 km (direction west)

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

See Brantome guide

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

Map of places to visit near Dussac


Markets in and near Dussac

  • Excideuil: market Thursday (7km)
  • Thiviers: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Thiviers: market Saturday (13km)
  • Thenon: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Objat: market Sunday (29km)
  • Chalus: market Friday (30km)
  • Le Lardin-Saint-Lazare: market Friday (32km)
  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (34km)
  • Brantome: market Friday (34km)
  • Terrasson: market Thursday (34km)

More information about Dussac, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Dussac, France

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

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 (16km)
  • Nontron (36km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (13km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (26km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (34km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (37km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (39km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (39km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (39km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre (Solignac) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (39km)
  • Gouffre de la Fage (47km)

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 (28km)

Geography and distances

Dussac is in the south-west of France at 37 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Dussac is 397 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Dussac

Canton: Lanouaille

Arrondissement: Nontron

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24270

Distance to Dussac

from Perigueux (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 397 km

from Calais: 620 km

from Nice: 525 km

from Bordeaux: 144 km

from Strasbourg: 617 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 Dussac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Angoisse, Clermont-d'Excideuil, Lanouaille, Saint-Sulpice-d'Excideuil and Sarrazac.

This page in French: Visiter Dussac

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