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Issigeac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Issigeac: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The historic small town of Issigeac has many lovely old houses and the most famous Sunday market in the Dordogne

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

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Issigeac. For detailed visitor information see the Issigeac travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Lanquais at 11 km and Monbazillac at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Issigeac, 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 Issigeac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Castillonnes

Castillonnes

at 8 km (direction south-south-west), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

Castillonnes is another Lot-et-Garonne bastide town, rather less touristic than most of...

See Castillonnes guide
Chateau de Lanquais

Chateau de Lanquais

Castle at 11 km (direction north-east)

The Chateau de Lanquais - sometimes called the Louvre of the Perigord...

See Chateau de Lanquais guide
Monbazillac

Monbazillac

at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

Monbazillac is home to the Chateau de Monbazillac, famous producer of sweet...

See Monbazillac guide
Chateau de Bridoire

Chateau de Bridoire

Castle at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

Visit the Chateau de Bridoire, a medieval chateau with lots of games...

See Chateau de Bridoire guide
 
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Beaumont-du-Perigord

Beaumont-du-Perigord

at 14 km (direction east-north-east)

The traditional bastide town of Beaumont-du-Perigord is an interesting contrast to the...

See Beaumont-du-Perigord guide
Villereal

Villereal

Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction east-south-east), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

Villereal is one of our favourite medieval bastide towns, with an impressive...

See Villereal guide
Lauzun

Lauzun

at 16 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

Lauzun has a small castle, but ist main interest is its position...

See Lauzun guide
Saint-Avit-Senieur

Saint-Avit-Senieur

at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

Saint-Avit-Senieur is dominated by the substantial abbey ruins in the centre of...

See Saint-Avit-Senieur guide
Bergerac

Bergerac

at 17 km (direction north-west)

Bergerac is a substantial town on the banks of the river and...

See Bergerac guide
Eymet

Eymet

at 18 km (direction west-south-west)

The bastide town of Eymet,south of Bergerac, has some lovely medieval houses...

See Eymet guide
Molieres

Molieres

at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

Molieres is small but perhaps the best example of an unspoiled bastide...

See Molieres guide
Montferrand-du-Perigord

Montferrand-du-Perigord

at 21 km (direction east)

The pretty little village of Montferrand-du-Perigord is in a particularly scenic area...

See Montferrand-du-Perigord guide
Cadouin

Cadouin

at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

Cadouin is a small village best known for its medieval abbey, an...

See Cadouin guide
Cadouin abbey

Cadouin abbey

Abbey at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

Cadouin abbey was built in the 12th century in the roman style...

See Cadouin abbey guide

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Map of places to visit near Issigeac

 
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Markets in and near Issigeac

Market days in Issigeac: weekly market: Sunday;

  • Issigeac: market Sunday (0km)
  • Castillonnes: market Friday - seasonal market only (8km)
  • Castillonnes: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Villereal: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Villereal: market Saturday (15km)
  • Lalinde: market Thursday (15km)
  • Bergerac: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (17km)
  • Eymet: market Thursday (18km)
  • Cancon: market Monday (22km)
  • Monpazier: market Thursday (23km)

Hotels near Issigeac

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Tourist attractions near Issigeac, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (24km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (28km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (32km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (32km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Livrade (Sainte-Livrade-sur-Lot) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Issigeac is in the south-west of France at 52 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Issigeac is 478 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Issigeac

Canton: Issigeac

Arrondissement: Bergerac

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24560

Distance to Issigeac

from Perigueux (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 478 km

from Calais: 698 km

from Nice: 543 km

from Bordeaux: 94 km

from Strasbourg: 693 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 Issigeac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boisse, Cavarc, Conne-de-Labarde, Monmadales, Monmarves, Monsaguel, Montaut, Plaisance, Saint-Cernin-de-Labarde, Saint-Perdoux, Saint-Quentin-du-Dropt and Sainte-Radegonde.

This page in French: Visiter Issigeac

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