Journiac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Le Bugue at 6 km from Journiac

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Journiac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Bugue at 6 km and Chartreuse du Colombier at 7 km.

Journiac, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Le Bugue

Le Bugue

at 6 km (direction south-east)

The town of Le Bugue, on the Dordogne river banks, is very...

See Le Bugue guide
Chartreuse du Colombier

Chartreuse du Colombier

Garden at 7 km (direction south-south-west)

The Chartreuse du Colombier is a charming traditional stone house with a...

See Chartreuse du Colombier guide


at 7 km (direction south-south-west)

Paunat is a pretty village with a large abbey-church in the Dordogne....

See Paunat guide


Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction south)

Limeuil is classified as one of the most beautiful villages in France,...

See Limeuil guide
The Grotte du Grand Roc

The Grotte du Grand Roc

Cave at 9 km (direction east)

The Grotte du Grand Roc is a beautiful natural cave system in...

See The Grotte du Grand Roc guide


at 9 km (direction south-east)

Campagne is a pretty village with a splendid castle in the centre...

See Campagne guide


Cave at 9 km (direction east)

Laugerie Basse is a prehistoric shelter in the Vezere Valley in the...

See Laugerie-Basse guide
The Abri Cro Magnon

The Abri Cro Magnon

at 10 km (direction east)

The Abri Cro-Magnon is an information centre built at the site of...

See The Abri Cro Magnon guide


at 11 km (direction south-south-west)

Trémolat is a very small but attractive village, close to the scenic...

See Tremolat guide
Les Eyzies

Les Eyzies

at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

Les Eyzies is a small traditional town, within easy reach of many...

See Les Eyzies guide
Musee National de Prehistoire

Musee National de Prehistoire

at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

The Musee National de Prehistoire in Les Eyzies contains one of the...

See Musee National de Prehistoire guide
Grotte de Rouffignac

Grotte de Rouffignac

Cave at 11 km (direction north-east)

The Grotte de Rouffignac contains engravings and drawings of more than 100...

See Grotte de Rouffignac guide


Cave at 12 km (direction east-south-east)

The caves at Font-de-Gaume are one of the last caves in France...

See Font-de-Gaume guide


Cave at 14 km (direction east)

The prehistoric dwellings built in the cliffs at La Roque-Saint-Christophe are one...

See La-Roque-Saint-Christophe guide

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Map of places to visit near Journiac


Markets in and near Journiac

  • Le Bugue: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Les Eyzies: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (11km)
  • Le Buisson-de-Cadouin: market Friday (13km)
  • Vergt: market Friday (15km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Sunday (17km)
  • Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac: market Saturday (18km)
  • Lalinde: market Thursday (19km)
  • Belves: market Saturday (23km)
  • Thenon: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Montignac: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)

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Tourist attractions near Journiac, France

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

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 Martial (Paunat) (7km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (17km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (23km)
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (25km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (27km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (28km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (31km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (31km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (32km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (33km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (42km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (48km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de Planbuisson (13km)
  • Jardins de la Bourlie (18km)
  • Jardins du château de Losse (20km)
  • Jardin de Conty (22km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (27km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (30km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (32km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (34km)
  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (35km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (37km)
  • Jardins du château de Hautefort (39km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (41km)
  • Parc et potager de Pouthet (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Journiac is in the south-west of France at 28 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Journiac is 447 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Journiac

Canton: Bugue

Arrondissement: Sarlat-la-Canéda

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24260

Distance to Journiac

from Perigueux (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 447 km

from Calais: 669 km

from Nice: 527 km

from Bordeaux: 116 km

from Strasbourg: 659 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 Journiac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cendrieux, Le Bugue, Mauzens-et-Miremont, Saint-Avit-de-Vialard, Sainte-Alvere and Savignac-de-Miremont.

This page in French: Visiter Journiac