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La Coquille tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Jumilhac at 9 km from La Coquille

Visit La Coquille: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Jumilhac at 9 km and Chalus at 13 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Coquille, 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 Coquille in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Chateau de Jumilhac

Chateau de Jumilhac

Castle at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

The Chateau de Jumilhac is in the northern Dordogn, within...

See Chateau de Jumilhac guide
Chalus

Chalus

at 13 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Châlus is a small market town with two ruined castles...

See Chalus guide
Thiviers

Thiviers

at 14 km (direction south-south-west)

Thiviers is a very typical Dordogne market town, best...

See Thiviers guide
Saint-Jean-de-Cole

Saint-Jean-de-Cole

Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction south-west)

Saint-Jean-de-Cole is a small but very pretty village with a...

See Saint-Jean-de-Cole guide
 
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Chateau de Puyguilhem

Chateau de Puyguilhem

Castle at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

Extensive renovation work at the Chateau de Puyguilhem has brought a new...

See Chateau de Puyguilhem guide
Excideuil

Excideuil

at 23 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Excideuil guide
Nontron

Nontron

at 25 km (direction west)

Nontron is a quiet town within the Perigord-Limousin Regional Natural Park to...

See Nontron guide
Le Jardin de Liliane

Le Jardin de Liliane

Garden at 26 km (direction west), in the Haute-Vienne department

Le Jardin de Liliane is one of our favourite gardens...

See Le Jardin de Liliane guide
Le Bouquet

Le Bouquet

at 27 km (direction south-south-west)

The Jardin du Bouquet is a large park containing 50 different gardens...

See Le Bouquet guide
Sorges

Sorges

at 27 km (direction south-south-west)

Sorges is a village in the Dordogne renowned for...

See Sorges guide
Segur-le-Chateau

Segur-le-Chateau

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction east-south-east), in the Correze department

The part of Segur-le-Chateau with medieval houses next to the...

See Segur-le-Chateau guide
Tourtoirac

Tourtoirac

at 31 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Tourtoirac guide
Aixe-sur-Vienne

Aixe-sur-Vienne

at 31 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

The quiet town of Aixe-sur-Vienne has few important monuments, but...

See Aixe-sur-Vienne guide
Brantome

Brantome

at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

In an idyllic setting on the Isle River and...

See Brantome guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Coquille

 
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Markets in and near La Coquille

  • Chalus: market Friday (13km)
  • Thiviers: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Thiviers: market Saturday (14km)
  • Excideuil: market Thursday (24km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (32km)
  • Brantome: market Friday (32km)
  • Limoges: market every day (39km)
  • Saint-Junien: market Saturday (39km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (42km)

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Tourist attractions near La Coquille, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Limousin (39km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (15km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (22km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (32km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre (Solignac) (33km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (39km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (44km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (45km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (21km)
  • Site Corot (40km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Hilaire-les-Places (18km)
 
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Geography and distances

La Coquille is in the south-west of France at 44 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: La Coquille is 383 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Coquille

Canton: Jumilhac-le-Grand

Arrondissement: Nontron

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24450

Distance to La Coquille

from Perigueux (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 383 km

from Calais: 605 km

from Nice: 538 km

from Bordeaux: 145 km

from Strasbourg: 614 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 Coquille from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chaleix, Mialet, Saint-Pierre-de-Frugie and Saint-Priest-les-Fougeres.

This page in French: Visiter La Coquille

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