Hautefort tourism and travel guide

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Visit Hautefort: highlights and tourist information

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Hautefort is situated in the Dordogne department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 35 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Hautefort is 410 kilometres from Paris).

Attractions in Hautefort

At Chateau de Hautefort you can see a vey imposing castle and also extensive and carefuly maintaind garden: Chateau de Hautefort

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Hautefort at 1 km and Tourtoirac at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Hautefort, 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 Hautefort 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 Hautefort

Markets in and near Hautefort

  • Excideuil: market Thursday (12km)
  • Thenon: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Le Lardin-Saint-Lazare: market Friday (16km)
  • Terrasson: market Thursday (18km)
  • Objat: market Sunday (20km)
  • Montignac: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Allassac: market Wednesday & Friday (25km)
  • Thiviers: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Thiviers: market Saturday (25km)
  • Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac: market Saturday (28km)

More information about Hautefort, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Hautefort, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche (29km)
  • Nontron (49km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Perigord-Limousin (48km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (23km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (28km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (35km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (36km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (39km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (39km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (41km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (41km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (45km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (46km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Hautefort (0km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (19km)
  • Jardins du château de Losse (26km)
  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (34km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de la Fage (34km)
  • Grotte du Grand Roc (37km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Hilaire-les-Places (43km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Hautefort

Canton: Hautefort

Arrondissement: Périgueux

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24390

Distance to Hautefort

from Perigueux (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 410 km

from Calais: 635 km

from Nice: 515 km

from Bordeaux: 144 km

from Strasbourg: 622 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Badefols-d'Ans, Boisseuilh, Cherveix-Cubas, Granges-d'Ans, Nailhac, Sainte-Trie, Salagnac, Teillots and Temple-Laguyon.

This page in French: Visiter Hautefort