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La Douze tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Grotte de Rouffignac at 9 km from La Douze

Visit La Douze: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Grotte de Rouffignac at 9 km and Plazac at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Douze, 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 Douze in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Grotte de Rouffignac

Grotte de Rouffignac

Cave at 9 km (direction east)

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

See Grotte de Rouffignac guide


at 14 km (direction east)

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

See Plazac guide


Cave at 16 km (direction south-east)

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

See Laugerie-Basse guide
The Grotte du Grand Roc

The Grotte du Grand Roc

Cave at 16 km (direction south-east)

The Grotte du Grand Roc is a beautiful natural...

See The Grotte du Grand Roc guide
Le Bugue

Le Bugue

at 16 km (direction south-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 17 km (direction south)

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

See Chartreuse du Colombier guide
Perigueux cathedral

Perigueux cathedral

Cathedral at 18 km (direction north-west)

The cathedral in Perigueux combines roman and byzantine elements to create a...

See Perigueux cathedral guide


Cave at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See La-Roque-Saint-Christophe guide


at 18 km (direction north-west)

One of our favourite towns in the Dordogne, Perigueux has an imposing...

See Perigueux guide
Les Eyzies

Les Eyzies

at 19 km (direction 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 19 km (direction south-east)

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

See Musee National de Prehistoire guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere guide
Le Moustier

Le Moustier

at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

Le Moustier is a small village that is home to two prehistoric...

See Le Moustier guide


at 19 km (direction south-east)

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

See Campagne guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Douze


Markets in and near La Douze

  • Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac: market Saturday (7km)
  • Vergt: market Friday (12km)
  • Le Bugue: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Perigueux: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (18km)
  • Les Eyzies: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Thenon: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Montignac: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Le Buisson-de-Cadouin: market Friday (24km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Sunday (26km)
  • Lalinde: market Thursday (27km)

More information about La Douze, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near La Douze, France

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

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) (17km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (21km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (21km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (22km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (23km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (30km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (33km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (34km)
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (36km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (38km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (40km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (40km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (41km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (46km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Losse (21km)
  • Jardin de Planbuisson (24km)
  • Jardins de la Bourlie (28km)
  • Jardins du château de Hautefort (32km)
  • Jardin de Conty (32km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (33km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (35km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (35km)
  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (38km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (39km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (40km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (50km)
  • Parc et potager de Pouthet (57km)

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

La Douze is in the south-west of France at 18 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: La Douze is 437 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Douze

Canton: Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac

Arrondissement: Périgueux

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24330

Distance to La Douze

from Perigueux (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 437 km

from Calais: 659 km

from Nice: 531 km

from Bordeaux: 116 km

from Strasbourg: 654 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 Douze from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Lacropte, Marsaneix, Milhac-d'Auberoche, Saint-Felix-de-Reillac-et-Mortemart and Saint-Geyrac.

This page in French: Visiter La Douze

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