Fanlac tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: Fanlac is a charming village and was the location for the film and tv series of Jacquou le Croquant.

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

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Fanlac. For detailed visitor information see the Fanlac travel guide.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Fanlac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Montignac at 5 km and Plazac at 6 km.

Fanlac, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Château et Jardins de Losse

Château et Jardins de Losse

Castle at 5 km (direction south-east)

Close to Montignac, the Chateau de Losse is an interesting castle that also has...

See Château et Jardins de Losse guide


at 5 km (direction east)

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

See Montignac guide


at 6 km (direction west-south-west)

The village of Plazac is very small but well worth exploring, and well placed...

See Plazac guide
Lascaux caves

Lascaux caves

Cave at 6 km (direction east)

The Lascaux Caves are famous worldwide because of the large number of prehistoric cave...

See Lascaux caves guide


Most Beautiful Village at 6 km (direction south)

In the heart of the UNESCO listed Vézère Valley, the village of Saint-Léon-sur-Vézère is...

See Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere guide
Le Moustier

Le Moustier

at 8 km (direction south-south-west)

Le Moustier is a small village that is home to two prehistoric shelters of...

See Le Moustier guide


Cave at 9 km (direction south-south-west)

The prehistoric dwellings built in the cliffs at La Roque-Saint-Christophe are one of the...

See La-Roque-Saint-Christophe guide
Grotte de Rouffignac

Grotte de Rouffignac

Cave at 10 km (direction west)

The Grotte de Rouffignac contains engravings and drawings of more than 100 mammoths...

See Grotte de Rouffignac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction east)

The village of Saint-Amand-de-Coly is one of the prettiest in the Dordogne, and also...

See Saint-Amand-de-Coly guide
Chateau de Commarque

Chateau de Commarque

Castle at 14 km (direction south)

The Chateau de Commarque is an imposing ruined castle that was 'found' in the...

See Chateau de Commarque guide


at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

Saint-Geniès is a traditional Dordogne village around a small castle and church...

See Saint-Geniès guide


Cave at 15 km (direction south-west)

Laugerie Basse is a prehistoric shelter in the Vezere Valley in the Dordogne...

See Laugerie-Basse guide
The Grotte du Grand Roc

The Grotte du Grand Roc

Cave at 15 km (direction south-west)

The Grotte du Grand Roc is a beautiful natural cave system in the Dordogne....

See The Grotte du Grand Roc guide


Cave at 15 km (direction south-south-west)

The caves at Font-de-Gaume are one of the last caves in France where the...

See Font-de-Gaume guide

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Markets in and near Fanlac

  • Montignac: market Wednesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Thenon: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Le Lardin-Saint-Lazare: market Friday (12km)
  • Les Eyzies: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Terrasson: market Thursday (18km)
  • Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac: market Saturday (20km)
  • Le Bugue: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Sarlat: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (22km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Sunday (22km)
  • Le Buisson-de-Cadouin: market Friday (28km)

More information about Fanlac, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Fanlac, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (6km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (12km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (22km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (24km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (30km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (31km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (33km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (33km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (35km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (36km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (37km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (38km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (41km)
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (42km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (48km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (50km)

Geography and distances

Fanlac is in the south-west of France at 32 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Fanlac is 432 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Fanlac

Canton: Montignac

Arrondissement: Sarlat-la-Canéda

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24290

Distance to Fanlac

from Perigueux (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 432 km

from Calais: 657 km

from Nice: 513 km

from Bordeaux: 134 km

from Strasbourg: 639 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 Fanlac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auriac-du-Perigord, Bars, Montignac, Plazac, Thonac and Valojoulx.

This page in French: Visiter Fanlac