Gaugeac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Gaugeac: highlights and tourist information

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Gaugeac is situated in the Dordogne department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 59 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Gaugeac is 479 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Monpazier at 2 km and Chateau de Biron at 4 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gaugeac, 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 Gaugeac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Gaugeac

Markets in and near Gaugeac

  • Monpazier: market Thursday (2km)
  • Villereal: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (11km)
  • Villereal: market Saturday (11km)
  • Sauveterre-la-Lemance: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Belves: market Saturday (16km)
  • Monflanquin: market Thursday (17km)
  • Le Buisson-de-Cadouin: market Friday (20km)
  • Monsempron-Libos: market Thursday (21km)
  • Lalinde: market Thursday (22km)
  • Issigeac: market Sunday (22km)

More information about Gaugeac, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Gaugeac, France

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

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 Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (9km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (24km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (25km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (27km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (30km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (37km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Livrade (Sainte-Livrade-sur-Lot) (37km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Frespech) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lacour) (42km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (44km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Bourlie (17km)
  • Jardin de Planbuisson (20km)
  • Jardin de Conty (21km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (27km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (29km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (29km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (31km)
  • Parc et potager de Pouthet (38km)
  • Ets Latour-Marliac (42km)
  • Jardins du château de Losse (45km)
  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (49km)
  • Jardins secrets de Cahors (51km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte du Grand Roc (32km)
  • Grottes de Fontirou (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Gaugeac

Canton: Monpazier

Arrondissement: Bergerac

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24540

Distance to Gaugeac

from Perigueux (prefecture): 59 km

from Paris: 479 km

from Calais: 702 km

from Nice: 521 km

from Bordeaux: 116 km

from Strasbourg: 682 km

Getting here

Gaugeac 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 Gaugeac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Biron, Capdrot, Lavalade, Lolme, Marsales, Monpazier, Parranquet, Saint-Cassien, Saint-Martin-de-Villereal, Saint-Romain-de-Monpazier, Soulaures, Tourliac and Vergt-de-Biron.

This page in French: Visiter Gaugeac