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Lacropte tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lacropte in Dordogne

Photo is of Grotte de Rouffignac at 11 km from Lacropte

Visit Lacropte: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Grotte de Rouffignac at 11 km and Chartreuse du Colombier at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Lacropte, 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 Lacropte 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 11 km (direction east)

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

See Grotte de Rouffignac guide
Chartreuse du Colombier

Chartreuse du Colombier

Garden at 15 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chartreuse du Colombier guide
Le Bugue

Le Bugue

at 15 km (direction south-east)

The town of Le Bugue, on the Dordogne river banks, is...

See Le Bugue guide


Cave at 16 km (direction east-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 east-south-east)

The Grotte du Grand Roc is a beautiful natural cave system in...

See The Grotte du Grand Roc guide


at 16 km (direction east)

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

See Plazac guide


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

Limeuil is classified as one of the most beautiful villages in France,...

See Limeuil guide


at 18 km (direction south)

Trémolat is a very small but attractive village, close...

See Tremolat guide


at 18 km (direction south-east)

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

See Campagne 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
Les Eyzies

Les Eyzies

at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

Les Eyzies is a small traditional town, within easy reach of...

See Les Eyzies guide
Musee National de Prehistoire

Musee National de Prehistoire

at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Musee National de Prehistoire guide


Cave at 19 km (direction east)

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

See La-Roque-Saint-Christophe guide


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

The caves at Font-de-Gaume are one of the last...

See Font-de-Gaume guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lacropte


Markets in and near Lacropte

  • Vergt: market Friday (9km)
  • Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac: market Saturday (10km)
  • Le Bugue: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Perigueux: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (19km)
  • Les Eyzies: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Thenon: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Le Buisson-de-Cadouin: market Friday (22km)
  • Lalinde: market Thursday (24km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Sunday (25km)
  • Montignac: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)

More information about Lacropte, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Lacropte, France

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

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) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (18km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (18km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (20km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (23km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (24km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (32km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (33km)
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (33km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (35km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (39km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (40km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (43km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (43km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (45km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de Planbuisson (22km)
  • Jardins du château de Losse (23km)
  • Jardins de la Bourlie (27km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (30km)
  • Jardin de Conty (31km)
  • Jardins du château de Hautefort (35km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (35km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (38km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (38km)
  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (39km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (40km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (49km)
  • Parc et potager de Pouthet (53km)

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

Lacropte is in the south-west of France at 19 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Lacropte is 440 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lacropte

Canton: Vergt

Arrondissement: Périgueux

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24380

Distance to Lacropte

from Perigueux (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 440 km

from Calais: 662 km

from Nice: 533 km

from Bordeaux: 113 km

from Strasbourg: 657 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 Lacropte from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cendrieux, La Douze, Salon and Veyrines-de-Vergt.

This page in French: Visiter Lacropte

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