Gabillou tourism and travel guide

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Visit Gabillou: highlights and tourist information

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Gabillou is situated in the Dordogne department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 25 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Gabillou is 418 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Tourtoirac at 7 km and Chateau de Hautefort at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gabillou, 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 Gabillou 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 Gabillou

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

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

  • Perigord-Limousin (48km)

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

  • Grotte du Grand Roc (30km)
  • Gouffre de la Fage (40km)

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: 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

Gabillou 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 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