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Etouars tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Varaignes at 7 km from Etouars

Visit Etouars: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Varaignes at 7 km and Nontron at 8 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Etouars, 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 Etouars in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Varaignes

Varaignes

at 7 km (direction west)

Varaignes is a pretty village with a castle at its...

See Varaignes guide
Nontron

Nontron

at 8 km (direction south-south-east)

Nontron is a quiet town within the Perigord-Limousin Regional...

See Nontron guide
Marthon

Marthon

at 14 km (direction west), in the Charente department

In Marthon there is no single monument that dominates, but rather...

See Marthon guide
Chateau de Puyguilhem

Chateau de Puyguilhem

Castle at 21 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chateau de Puyguilhem guide
 
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La Rochefoucauld

La Rochefoucauld

at 24 km (direction west-north-west), in the Charente department

After exploring the Chateau de Rochefoucauld be sure to stroll...

See La Rochefoucauld guide
Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Chateau de La Rochefoucauld

Castle at 25 km (direction west-north-west), in the Charente department

The Chateau de La Rochefoucauld is the most important castle in...

See Chateau de La Rochefoucauld guide
Saint-Jean-de-Cole

Saint-Jean-de-Cole

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Jean-de-Cole guide
Brantome

Brantome

at 26 km (direction south)

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

See Brantome guide
Brantome Abbey

Brantome Abbey

Abbey at 26 km (direction south)

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

See Brantome Abbey guide
Chalus

Chalus

at 28 km (direction east), in the Haute-Vienne department

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

See Chalus guide
Rochechouart

Rochechouart

at 29 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

On the edge of the Perigord-Limousin Regional Natural Park, Rochechouart has a...

See Rochechouart guide
Villebois-Lavalette

Villebois-Lavalette

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

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

See Villebois-Lavalette guide
Thiviers

Thiviers

at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Thiviers guide
Bourdeilles

Bourdeilles

at 31 km (direction south)

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

See Bourdeilles guide

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

Map of places to visit near Etouars

 
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Markets in and near Etouars

  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (22km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Brantome: market Friday (26km)
  • Chalus: market Friday (28km)
  • Thiviers: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Thiviers: market Saturday (31km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (33km)
  • Lisle: market Tuesday (36km)

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Tourist attractions near Etouars, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Nontron (8km)
  • Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche (46km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (22km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (26km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (36km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (37km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (41km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (41km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (43km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (44km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (45km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de Liliane (32km)
  • Logis de Forge (39km)
  • Jardins du château de Hautefort (56km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (57km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (14km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (22km)
  • Site Corot (39km)

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 (41km)
 
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Geography and distances

Etouars is in the south-west of France at 47 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Etouars is 385 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Etouars

Canton: Bussière-Badil

Arrondissement: Nontron

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24360

Distance to Etouars

from Perigueux (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 385 km

from Calais: 602 km

from Nice: 566 km

from Bordeaux: 127 km

from Strasbourg: 633 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 Etouars from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Augignac, Bussiere-Badil, Le Bourdeix, Piegut-Pluviers, Saint-Estephe, Saint-Martin-le-Pin, Soudat and Teyjat.

This page in French: Visiter Etouars

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