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Jayac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Jayac in Dordogne

Photo is of Salignac-Eyvigues at 6 km from Jayac

Visit Jayac: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Salignac-Eyvigues at 6 km and Saint-Geniès at 8 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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!

Salignac-Eyvigues

Salignac-Eyvigues

at 6 km (direction south-south-west)

The small town of Salignac-Eyvigues in the Dordogne has several...

See Salignac-Eyvigues guide
Saint-Geniès

Saint-Geniès

at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

Saint-Geniès is a traditional Dordogne village around a small castle...

See Saint-Geniès guide
Saint-Amand-de-Coly

Saint-Amand-de-Coly

Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction west-north-west)

The village of Saint-Amand-de-Coly is one of the prettiest in...

See Saint-Amand-de-Coly guide
Jardins du manoir d'Eyrignac

Jardins du manoir d'Eyrignac

Garden at 10 km (direction south-south-west)

The Gardens of the Manoir d'Eyrignac are a remarkable garden...

See Jardins du manoir d'Eyrignac guide
 
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Les Jardins de l'Imaginaire

Les Jardins de l'Imaginaire

Garden at 11 km (direction north-north-west)

The Jardins de l'Imaginaire is a lovely contemporary garden in the...

See Les Jardins de l'Imaginaire guide
Terrasson

Terrasson

at 11 km (direction north-north-west)

The quiet town of Terrasson in the north of the department is...

See Terrasson guide
Lascaux caves

Lascaux caves

Cave at 14 km (direction west)

The Lascaux Caves are famous worldwide because of the large number of...

See Lascaux caves guide
Montignac

Montignac

at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

Best known for being close to Lascaux caves, the...

See Montignac guide
Carlux

Carlux

at 16 km (direction south)

Carlux is a pretty village with the ruins of a castle in...

See Carlux guide
Les Jardins de Cadiot

Les Jardins de Cadiot

Garden at 16 km (direction south)

The Jardins de Cadiot is a pretty garden in the Dordogne Valley...

See Les Jardins de Cadiot guide
Chateau de Losse

Chateau de Losse

Castle at 17 km (direction west)

Close to Montignac, the Chateau de Losse is an interesting...

See Chateau de Losse guide
Souillac

Souillac

at 18 km (direction south-east), in the Lot department

The town of Souillac is enjoyable to explore, and well placed...

See Souillac guide
Sarlat

Sarlat

at 19 km (direction south-west)

Sarlat is the historic capital of the region, and perhaps the most...

See Sarlat guide
Turenne

Turenne

Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction east), in the Correze department

The medieval village at Turenne still also has two fortified towers,...

See Turenne guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Dordogne

Map of places to visit near Jayac

 
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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

What to do at Jayac? 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

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

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)
 
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Geography and distances

Jayac is in the south-west of France at 52 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Jayac is 432 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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