La Roque-Gageac tourism and travel guide

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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.

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

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.

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".

Below you can see 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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Jardins de Marqueyssac at 1 km and Castelnaud-la-Chapelle at 2 km.

La Roque-Gageac, France: places to visit and attractions

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

The Jardin de la Ferme Fleurie

The Jardin de la Ferme Fleurie

Garden less than one km (direction east)

The Jardin de la Ferme Fleurie is a colourful garden in the...

See The Jardin de la Ferme Fleurie guide
Jardins de Marqueyssac

Jardins de Marqueyssac

Garden less than one km (direction west)

The beautiful gardens of Marqueyssac are the most visited gardens in Aquitaine...

See Jardins de Marqueyssac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 2 km (direction west-south-west)

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle is a very pretty village best known for the Chateau de...

See Castelnaud-la-Chapelle guide
Chateau de Castelnaud

Chateau de Castelnaud

Castle at 2 km (direction west-south-west)

The extensive Chateau de Castelnaud and the associated Museum of Medieval Weapons...

See Chateau de Castelnaud guide
Chateau de Beynac

Chateau de Beynac

Castle at 3 km (direction west-north-west)

High on a clifftop and beautifully restored, the Chateau de Beynac is...

See Chateau de Beynac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 3 km (direction west-north-west)

One of the most beautiful villages in France and also with stunning...

See Beynac guide
The Jardins de l'Albarede

The Jardins de l'Albarede

Garden at 4 km (direction south)

The Jardins de l'Albarede is an attractive garden surrounded by wooded hills...

See The Jardins de l'Albarede guide


Most Beautiful Village at 4 km (direction east-south-east)

Domme is a beautiful hilltop village with an extensive cave system, and...

See Domme guide
Vitrac and Vitrac Port

Vitrac and Vitrac Port

at 4 km (direction east)

Vitrac is a quiet village next to Vitrac Port which has a...

See Vitrac and Vitrac Port guide
Saint Vincent de Cosse

Saint Vincent de Cosse

at 5 km (direction west-north-west)

Saint Vincent de Cosse is a charming village with some beautiful houses...

See Saint Vincent de Cosse guide
Chateau des Milandes

Chateau des Milandes

Castle at 5 km (direction west)

The beautifully restored Chateau des Milandes, in Renaissance style, is best known...

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Chateau de Montfort

Chateau de Montfort

Castle at 6 km (direction east)

Close to Sarlat, the Chateau de Montfort is an imposing setting above...

See Chateau de Montfort guide


at 8 km (direction north-north-east)

Sarlat is the historic capital of the region, and perhaps the most...

See Sarlat guide
La Musée de la Rue du temps qui passe

La Musée de la Rue du temps qui passe

Museum at 8 km (direction west)

The musée de la rue du temps qui passe is an atmospheric...

See La Musée de la Rue du temps qui passe guide

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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)

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Tourist attractions near La Roque-Gageac, France

What to do at La Roque-Gageac? 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

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

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) (35km)

Geography and distances

La Roque-Gageac is in the south-west of France at 54 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: La Roque-Gageac is 457 kilometres from Paris).

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

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