Jayac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Jayac: highlights and tourist information

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Jayac is situated in the Dordogne department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 52 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Jayac is 432 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Amand-de-Coly at 8 km and Terrasson at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Jayac, 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 Jayac 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 Jayac

Markets in and near Jayac

  • Terrasson: market Thursday (11km)
  • Le Lardin-Saint-Lazare: market Friday (14km)
  • Montignac: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Souillac: market Friday (18km)
  • Sarlat: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (19km)
  • Brive-la-Gaillarde: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Saturday all day (21km)
  • Martel: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Thursday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Saturday (24km)
  • Thenon: market Tuesday (25km)

More information about Jayac, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Jayac, France

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

Grand sites of France

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

  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (8km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (19km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (20km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (24km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (33km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (35km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (39km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (44km)
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (52km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (6km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (11km)
  • Jardins du château de Losse (17km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (27km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (27km)
  • Jardins du château de Hautefort (30km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (30km)
  • Jardin de Conty (34km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (38km)
  • Jardins de la Bourlie (39km)
  • Jardin de Planbuisson (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de la Fage (16km)
  • Grotte du Grand Roc (28km)
  • Gouffre de Padirac (37km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (46km)
  • Cascades de Gimel (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (33km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Jayac

Canton: Salignac-Eyvigues

Arrondissement: Sarlat-la-Canéda

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24590

Distance to Jayac

from Perigueux (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 432 km

from Calais: 659 km

from Nice: 494 km

from Bordeaux: 153 km

from Strasbourg: 627 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Archignac, La Cassagne, La Dornac, Nadaillac and Paulin.

This page in French: Visiter Jayac