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Escoire tourism and travel guide

Photo of Escoire in Dordogne

Photo is of Perigueux at 10 km from Escoire

Visit Escoire: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Perigueux at 10 km and Perigueux cathedral at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Escoire, 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 Escoire in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 10 km (direction west)

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

See Perigueux guide
Perigueux cathedral

Perigueux cathedral

Cathedral at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Perigueux cathedral guide
Le Bouquet

Le Bouquet

at 11 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Le Bouquet guide


at 11 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Sorges guide


at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Tourtoirac guide
Grotte de Rouffignac

Grotte de Rouffignac

Cave at 20 km (direction south-east)

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

See Grotte de Rouffignac guide


at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Excideuil guide


at 23 km (direction north-west)

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

See Brantome guide
Brantome Abbey

Brantome Abbey

Abbey at 23 km (direction north-west)

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

See Brantome Abbey guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Jean-de-Cole guide


at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bourdeilles guide
Chateau de Bourdeilles

Chateau de Bourdeilles

Castle at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Bourdeilles guide


at 24 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Thiviers guide
Chateau de Hautefort

Chateau de Hautefort

Castle at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Hautefort guide

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

Map of places to visit near Escoire


Markets in and near Escoire

  • Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac: market Saturday (9km)
  • Perigueux: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (10km)
  • Thenon: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Excideuil: market Thursday (21km)
  • Vergt: market Friday (22km)
  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Brantome: market Friday (23km)
  • Lisle: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Thiviers: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Thiviers: market Saturday (25km)

More information about Escoire, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Escoire, France

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

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 Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (11km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (14km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (15km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (23km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (24km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (29km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (34km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (37km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (37km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (40km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (46km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Hautefort (24km)
  • Jardins du château de Losse (30km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (37km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (37km)
  • Jardin de Planbuisson (40km)
  • Jardins de la Bourlie (45km)
  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (46km)
  • Jardin de Conty (47km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (49km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Escoire is in the south-west of France at 10 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Escoire is 421 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Escoire

Canton: Savignac-les-Églises

Arrondissement: Périgueux

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24420

Distance to Escoire

from Perigueux (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 421 km

from Calais: 643 km

from Nice: 536 km

from Bordeaux: 119 km

from Strasbourg: 645 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 Escoire from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Antonne-et-Trigonant, Blis-et-Born, Cornille, Eyliac, Le Change, Saint-Vincent-sur-l'Isle, Sarliac-sur-l'Isle and Trelissac.

This page in French: Visiter Escoire

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