La Roque-Gageac tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Roque-Gageac in Dordogne

Visit La Roque-Gageac: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The picture-postcard village of La Roque-Gageac is along the banks of the Dordogne river and also has semi-tropical gardens and ancient cave dwellings to see.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near La Roque-Gageac. For detailed visitor information see the La Roque-Gageac travel guide.

La Roque-Gageac is situated in the Dordogne department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 54 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: La Roque-Gageac is 457 kilometres from Paris).

Attractions in La Roque-Gageac

The Jardin de la Ferme Fleurie is a colourful garden in the Dordogne valley near La Roque Gageac.: The Jardin de la Ferme Fleurie

Tourist classifications for La Roque-Gageac include "most beautiful village".

Popular places to visit nearby include Jardins de Marqueyssac at 1 km and Castelnaud-la-Chapelle at 2 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Roque-Gageac, 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 Roque-Gageac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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

Map of places to visit near La Roque-Gageac

Markets in and near La Roque-Gageac

  • Domme: market Thursday (4km)
  • Sarlat: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (8km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Sunday (11km)
  • Belves: market Saturday (15km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Thursday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Saturday (16km)
  • Les Eyzies: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Cazals: market Sunday (20km)
  • Le Buisson-de-Cadouin: market Friday (21km)
  • Le Bugue: market Tuesday (22km)

More information about La Roque-Gageac, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near La Roque-Gageac, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting La Roque-Gageac.

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)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (4km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (8km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (15km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (16km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (22km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (25km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (26km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (28km)
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (45km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (54km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (58km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (1km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (4km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (4km)
  • Jardin de Conty (10km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (15km)
  • Jardins de la Bourlie (18km)
  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (20km)
  • Jardin de Planbuisson (21km)
  • Jardins du château de Losse (23km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (35km)
  • Jardins secrets de Cahors (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte du Grand Roc (17km)
  • Gouffre de la Fage (41km)

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) (35km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Roque-Gageac

Canton: Sarlat-la-Canéda

Arrondissement: Sarlat-la-Canéda

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24250

Distance to La Roque-Gageac

from Perigueux (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 457 km

from Calais: 683 km

from Nice: 501 km

from Bordeaux: 138 km

from Strasbourg: 652 km

Getting here

La Roque-Gageac is in the south-west of France. 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 Roque-Gageac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beynac, Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, Cenac-et-Saint-Julien, Domme, Saint-Cybranet, Saint-Vincent-de-Cosse, Veyrines-de-Domme, Vezac and Vitrac.

This page in French: Visiter La Roque-Gageac