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La Chapelle-Saint-Jean tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Chapelle-Saint-Jean in Dordogne

Photo is of Badefols d'Ans at 5 km from La Chapelle-Saint-Jean

Visit La Chapelle-Saint-Jean: highlights and tourist information

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La Chapelle-Saint-Jean is situated in the Dordogne department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Badefols d'Ans at 5 km and Chateau de Hautefort at 7 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Chapelle-Saint-Jean, 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 La Chapelle-Saint-Jean in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Badefols d'Ans

Badefols d'Ans

at 5 km (direction north-east)

Badefols d'Ans is a small village around a castle...

See Badefols d'Ans guide
Chateau de Hautefort

Chateau de Hautefort

Castle at 7 km (direction north-north-west)

At Chateau de Hautefort you can see a vey imposing castle and...

See Chateau de Hautefort guide


at 12 km (direction north-west)

The small village of Tourtoirac has a church and...

See Tourtoirac guide


at 12 km (direction east-north-east), in the Correze department

Centred around the 12th century Church of Saint-Robert, Saint-Robert...

See Saint-Robert guide


at 13 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Terrasson guide
Les Jardins de l'Imaginaire

Les Jardins de l'Imaginaire

Garden at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Les Jardins de l'Imaginaire guide


at 14 km (direction south)

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

See Montignac guide
Lascaux caves

Lascaux caves

Cave at 16 km (direction south)

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

See Lascaux caves guide


Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint-Amand-de-Coly guide


at 18 km (direction north-west)

The town of Excideuil in the northern Dordogne has a...

See Excideuil guide
Chateau de Losse

Chateau de Losse

Castle at 19 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateau de Losse guide


at 20 km (direction south-west)

The village of Plazac is very small but well worth...

See Plazac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

In the heart of the UNESCO listed Vézère Valley, the village...

See Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere guide
Grotte de Rouffignac

Grotte de Rouffignac

Cave at 22 km (direction south-west)

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

See Grotte de Rouffignac guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Chapelle-Saint-Jean


Markets in and near La Chapelle-Saint-Jean

  • Le Lardin-Saint-Lazare: market Friday (9km)
  • Thenon: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Terrasson: market Thursday (13km)
  • Montignac: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Excideuil: market Thursday (18km)
  • Objat: market Sunday (21km)
  • Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac: market Saturday (25km)
  • Allassac: market Wednesday & Friday (26km)
  • Brive-la-Gaillarde: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Saturday all day (29km)
  • Les Eyzies: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (31km)

More information about La Chapelle-Saint-Jean, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near La Chapelle-Saint-Jean, France

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

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) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (21km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (31km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (34km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (35km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (39km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (39km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (40km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (40km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (40km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (44km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (44km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (44km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Hautefort (7km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (14km)
  • Jardins du château de Losse (19km)
  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (28km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (41km)
  • Jardin de Planbuisson (44km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (44km)
  • Jardin de Conty (44km)
  • Jardins de la Bourlie (46km)

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) (57km)

Geography and distances

La Chapelle-Saint-Jean is in the south-west of France at 35 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: La Chapelle-Saint-Jean is 417 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Chapelle-Saint-Jean

Canton: Hautefort

Arrondissement: Périgueux

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24390

Distance to La Chapelle-Saint-Jean

from Perigueux (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 417 km

from Calais: 642 km

from Nice: 512 km

from Bordeaux: 142 km

from Strasbourg: 626 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 La Chapelle-Saint-Jean from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Azerat, Badefols-d'Ans, Beauregard-de-Terrasson, Chatres, Granges-d'Ans, La Bachellerie, Nailhac, Peyrignac, Saint-Rabier and Temple-Laguyon.

This page in French: Visiter La Chapelle-Saint-Jean

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