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Lanquais tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lanquais in Dordogne

Photo is of Chateau de Lanquais at 1 km from Lanquais

Visit Lanquais: highlights and tourist information

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

Attractions in Lanquais

The Chateau de Lanquais - sometimes called the Louvre of the Perigord - combines medieval and renaissance architecture: Chateau de Lanquais

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Lanquais at 1 km and Beaumont-du-Perigord at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lanquais, 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 Lanquais in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Chateau de Lanquais

Chateau de Lanquais

Castle less than one km (direction south-east)

The Chateau de Lanquais - sometimes called the Louvre...

See Chateau de Lanquais guide


at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

The traditional bastide town of Beaumont-du-Perigord is an interesting contrast to...

See Beaumont-du-Perigord guide


at 12 km (direction south-west)

The historic small town of Issigeac has many lovely old...

See Issigeac guide


at 12 km (direction east)

Molieres is small but perhaps the best example of an...

See Molieres guide


at 13 km (direction east-south-east)

Saint-Avit-Senieur is dominated by the substantial abbey ruins in...

See Saint-Avit-Senieur guide


at 14 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Tremolat guide


at 14 km (direction west)

Monbazillac is home to the Chateau de Monbazillac, famous...

See Monbazillac guide


at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

Bergerac is a substantial town on the banks of the river and...

See Bergerac guide


at 16 km (direction east)

Cadouin is a small village best known for its...

See Cadouin guide
Cadouin abbey

Cadouin abbey

Abbey at 16 km (direction east)

Cadouin abbey was built in the 12th century in...

See Cadouin abbey guide
Cadouin abbey cloisters

Cadouin abbey cloisters

Abbey at 16 km (direction east)

The cloister attached to the abbey at Cadouin were built in the...

See Cadouin abbey cloisters guide


at 17 km (direction east-south-east)

The pretty little village of Montferrand-du-Perigord is in a particularly scenic area...

See Montferrand-du-Perigord guide
Chartreuse du Colombier

Chartreuse du Colombier

Garden at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chartreuse du Colombier guide
Chateau de Bridoire

Chateau de Bridoire

Castle at 18 km (direction west-south-west)

Visit the Chateau de Bridoire, a medieval chateau with...

See Chateau de Bridoire guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lanquais


Markets in and near Lanquais

  • Lalinde: market Thursday (5km)
  • Issigeac: market Sunday (12km)
  • Bergerac: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (15km)
  • Le Buisson-de-Cadouin: market Friday (19km)
  • Castillonnes: market Friday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Castillonnes: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Villereal: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Villereal: market Saturday (21km)
  • Le Bugue: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Vergt: market Friday (23km)

More information about Lanquais, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Lanquais, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (14km)
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (16km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (17km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (23km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (39km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (40km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (42km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (43km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (43km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

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

Lanquais is in the south-west of France at 40 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Lanquais is 466 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lanquais

Canton: Lalinde

Arrondissement: Bergerac

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24150

Distance to Lanquais

from Perigueux (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 466 km

from Calais: 687 km

from Nice: 540 km

from Bordeaux: 98 km

from Strasbourg: 682 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 Lanquais from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baneuil, Bayac, Cause-de-Clerans, Couze-et-Saint-Front, Faux, Lalinde, Monsac, Mouleydier, Saint-Agne, Saint-Aubin-de-Lanquais, Saint-Capraise-de-Lalinde, Varennes and Verdon.

This page in French: Visiter Lanquais

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