Gabillou tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Tourtoirac at 7 km from Gabillou

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

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Tourtoirac at 7 km and Chateau de Hautefort at 10 km.

Gabillou, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 7 km (direction north-north-east)

The small village of Tourtoirac has a church and river walk as well as...

See Tourtoirac guide
Chateau de Hautefort

Chateau de Hautefort

Castle at 10 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Hautefort guide
Badefols d\'Ans

Badefols d'Ans

at 13 km (direction east)

Badefols d'Ans is a small village around a castle and church...

See Badefols d'Ans guide


at 15 km (direction east)

The town of Excideuil in the northern Dordogne has a lively market every Thursday...

See Excideuil guide


at 16 km (direction south-south-east)

Fanlac is a charming village and was the location for the film and tv...

See Fanlac guide


at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Sorges guide
Le Bouquet

Le Bouquet

at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Le Bouquet guide
Grotte de Rouffignac

Grotte de Rouffignac

Cave at 18 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Grotte de Rouffignac guide


at 18 km (direction south-east)

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

See Montignac guide


at 19 km (direction south)

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

See Plazac guide
Lascaux caves

Lascaux caves

Cave at 20 km (direction south-east)

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

See Lascaux caves guide


at 21 km (direction east), in the Correze department

Centred around the 12th century Church of Saint-Robert, Saint-Robert is classed among the 'most...

See Saint-Robert guide
Château et Jardins de Losse

Château et Jardins de Losse

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

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

See Château et Jardins de Losse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere guide

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Markets in and near Gabillou

  • Thenon: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Excideuil: market Thursday (14km)
  • Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac: market Saturday (17km)
  • Le Lardin-Saint-Lazare: market Friday (17km)
  • Montignac: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Terrasson: market Thursday (23km)
  • Perigueux: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (25km)
  • Thiviers: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Thiviers: market Saturday (25km)
  • Objat: market Sunday (30km)

More information about Gabillou, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Gabillou, France

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

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 de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (22km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (23km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (25km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (25km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (29km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (30km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (32km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (35km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (36km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (37km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (40km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (49km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Hautefort (11km)
  • Jardins du château de Losse (21km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (23km)
  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (34km)
  • Jardin de Planbuisson (41km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (44km)
  • Jardins de la Bourlie (44km)
  • Jardin de Conty (45km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

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

Gabillou is in the south-west of France at 25 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Gabillou is 418 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gabillou

Canton: Thenon

Arrondissement: Périgueux

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24210

Distance to Gabillou

from Perigueux (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 418 km

from Calais: 641 km

from Nice: 522 km

from Bordeaux: 133 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 Gabillou from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ajat, Brouchaud, Chourgnac, La Boissiere-d'Ans, Limeyrat, Saint-Pantaly-d'Ans, Sainte-Eulalie-d'Ans, Sainte-Orse and Temple-Laguyon.

This page in French: Visiter Gabillou