Lascaux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lascaux in Correze

Visit Lascaux: highlights and tourist information

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Lascaux is situated in the Correze department and Limousin region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the southern-centre of France at 32 kilometres from Tulle, the department capital (general information: Lascaux is 398 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Robert at 11 km and Segur-le-Chateau at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lascaux, 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 Lascaux 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 Correze

Map of places to visit near Lascaux

Markets in and near Lascaux

  • Objat: market Sunday (9km)
  • Allassac: market Wednesday & Friday (13km)
  • Brive-la-Gaillarde: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Saturday all day (24km)
  • Terrasson: market Thursday (24km)
  • Excideuil: market Thursday (25km)
  • Le Lardin-Saint-Lazare: market Friday (26km)
  • Thenon: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Tulle: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Montignac: market Wednesday & Saturday (34km)
  • Thiviers: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (35km)

More information about Lascaux, Limousin

Tourist attractions near Lascaux, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche (23km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Perigord-Limousin (53km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (32km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Hautefort (19km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (24km)
  • Jardins du château de Losse (39km)
  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de la Fage (29km)
  • Cascades de Gimel (38km)
  • Grotte du Grand Roc (52km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (57km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Hilaire-les-Places (38km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Lascaux

Canton: Juillac

Arrondissement: Brive-la-Gaillarde

Department: Correze

Region: Limousin

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 19130

Distance to Lascaux

from Tulle (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 398 km

from Calais: 625 km

from Nice: 502 km

from Bordeaux: 162 km

from Strasbourg: 604 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Lascaux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beyssac, Chabrignac, Conceze, Juillac, Rosiers-de-Juillac, Saint-Bonnet-la-Riviere, Saint-Cyr-les-Champagnes, Saint-Solve, Saint-Sornin-Lavolps, Vignols and Voutezac.

This page in French: Visiter Lascaux