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Photo is of Chateau de Lanquais at 4 km from Faux

Visit Faux: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Lanquais at 4 km and Issigeac at 7 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Faux, 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 Faux in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Chateau de Lanquais

Chateau de Lanquais

Castle at 4 km (direction north-east)

The Chateau de Lanquais - sometimes called the Louvre of the...

See Chateau de Lanquais guide


at 7 km (direction south-south-west)

The historic small town of Issigeac has many lovely...

See Issigeac guide


at 10 km (direction east)

The traditional bastide town of Beaumont-du-Perigord is an interesting contrast to...

See Beaumont-du-Perigord guide


at 12 km (direction west)

Monbazillac is home to the Chateau de Monbazillac, famous...

See Monbazillac guide


at 14 km (direction east)

Saint-Avit-Senieur is dominated by the substantial abbey ruins in the centre...

See Saint-Avit-Senieur guide


at 15 km (direction east)

Molieres is small but perhaps the best example of an unspoiled bastide...

See Molieres guide
Chateau de Bridoire

Chateau de Bridoire

Castle at 15 km (direction west)

Visit the Chateau de Bridoire, a medieval chateau with...

See Chateau de Bridoire guide


at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

Bergerac is a substantial town on the banks of the river and...

See Bergerac guide


at 16 km (direction south-south-west), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

Castillonnes is another Lot-et-Garonne bastide town, rather less touristic than...

See Castillonnes guide


at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

Trémolat is a very small but attractive village, close to...

See Tremolat guide


at 18 km (direction east)

The pretty little village of Montferrand-du-Perigord is in a particularly scenic...

See Montferrand-du-Perigord guide


at 18 km (direction east)

Cadouin is a small village best known for its medieval abbey,...

See Cadouin guide
Cadouin abbey

Cadouin abbey

Abbey at 18 km (direction east)

Cadouin abbey was built in the 12th century in the...

See Cadouin abbey guide
Cadouin abbey cloisters

Cadouin abbey cloisters

Abbey at 18 km (direction east)

The cloister attached to the abbey at Cadouin were built...

See Cadouin abbey cloisters guide

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

Map of places to visit near Faux


Markets in and near Faux

  • Issigeac: market Sunday (7km)
  • Lalinde: market Thursday (8km)
  • Bergerac: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (14km)
  • Castillonnes: market Friday - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Castillonnes: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Villereal: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Villereal: market Saturday (18km)
  • Le Buisson-de-Cadouin: market Friday (22km)
  • Monpazier: market Thursday (23km)
  • Eymet: market Thursday (23km)

More information about Faux, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Faux, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (18km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (21km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (26km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (43km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Livrade (Sainte-Livrade-sur-Lot) (44km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (44km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Faux is in the south-west of France at 44 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Faux is 470 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Faux

Canton: Issigeac

Arrondissement: Bergerac

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24560

Distance to Faux

from Perigueux (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 470 km

from Calais: 691 km

from Nice: 541 km

from Bordeaux: 96 km

from Strasbourg: 686 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 Faux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bardou, Couze-et-Saint-Front, Lanquais, Monmadales, Monsac, Monsaguel, Montaut, Saint-Agne, Saint-Aubin-de-Lanquais, Saint-Capraise-de-Lalinde, Saint-Cernin-de-Labarde, Varennes and Verdon.

This page in French: Visiter Faux

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