Fossemagne tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fossemagne: highlights and tourist information

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Fossemagne is situated in the Dordogne department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 22 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Fossemagne is 428 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Grotte de Rouffignac at 9 km and Plazac at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fossemagne, 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 Fossemagne in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Fossemagne

Markets in and near Fossemagne

  • Thenon: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac: market Saturday (10km)
  • Montignac: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Le Lardin-Saint-Lazare: market Friday (19km)
  • Les Eyzies: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Perigueux: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (22km)
  • Vergt: market Friday (23km)
  • Le Bugue: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Excideuil: market Thursday (24km)
  • Terrasson: market Thursday (25km)

More information about Fossemagne, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Fossemagne, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Fossemagne.

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) (15km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (22km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (22km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (26km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (26km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (27km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (30km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (32km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (32km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (37km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (37km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (39km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (40km)
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (44km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (46km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Losse (16km)
  • Jardins du château de Hautefort (20km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (25km)
  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (32km)
  • Jardin de Planbuisson (32km)
  • Jardins de la Bourlie (35km)
  • Jardin de Conty (36km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (36km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (40km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (40km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte du Grand Roc (21km)
  • Gouffre de la Fage (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fossemagne

Canton: Thenon

Arrondissement: Périgueux

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24210

Distance to Fossemagne

from Perigueux (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 428 km

from Calais: 651 km

from Nice: 524 km

from Bordeaux: 127 km

from Strasbourg: 642 km

Getting here

Fossemagne is in the south-west of France. 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 Fossemagne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ajat, Limeyrat, Milhac-d'Auberoche, Saint-Antoine-d'Auberoche and Saint-Geyrac.

This page in French: Visiter Fossemagne