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Lavalade tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lavalade in Dordogne

Photo is of Monpazier at 3 km from Lavalade

Visit Lavalade: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Monpazier at 3 km and Montferrand-du-Perigord at 6 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Lavalade, 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 Lavalade in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 3 km (direction east-south-east)

Monpazier is an exceptional 13th century bastide town, among the most beautiful...

See Monpazier guide


at 6 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Montferrand-du-Perigord guide
Chateau de Biron

Chateau de Biron

Castle at 7 km (direction south)

The Chateau de Biron is a perfect way to...

See Chateau de Biron guide


at 7 km (direction south)

Biron is a picturesque village with an ancient church...

See Biron guide


at 10 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saint-Avit-Senieur guide


at 11 km (direction north-west)

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

See Beaumont-du-Perigord guide


Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

Villereal is one of our favourite medieval bastide towns, with...

See Villereal guide


at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

Cadouin is a small village best known for its medieval abbey, an...

See Cadouin guide
Cadouin abbey cloisters

Cadouin abbey cloisters

Abbey at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cadouin abbey cloisters guide
Cadouin abbey

Cadouin abbey

Abbey at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cadouin abbey guide


at 13 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Molieres guide


Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction east-north-east)

Belves is one of the liveliest and most attractive small towns...

See Belves guide
Chateau de Gavaudun

Chateau de Gavaudun

Castle at 15 km (direction south), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

Chateau de Gavaudun, a ruined medieval castle, sits high...

See Chateau de Gavaudun guide


at 16 km (direction east)

Prats-du-Perigord is a small village with an impressive fortified church in...

See Prats-du-Perigord guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lavalade


Markets in and near Lavalade

  • Monpazier: market Thursday (3km)
  • Villereal: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Villereal: market Saturday (12km)
  • Belves: market Saturday (14km)
  • Sauveterre-la-Lemance: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Le Buisson-de-Cadouin: market Friday (17km)
  • Lalinde: market Thursday (19km)
  • Monflanquin: market Thursday (19km)
  • Issigeac: market Sunday (21km)
  • Castillonnes: market Friday - seasonal market only (22km)

More information about Lavalade, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Lavalade, France

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

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

  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (6km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (20km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (22km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (23km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (29km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (39km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Livrade (Sainte-Livrade-sur-Lot) (39km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Frespech) (43km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (43km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lacour) (45km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (51km)

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

Lavalade is in the south-west of France at 56 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Lavalade is 476 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lavalade

Canton: Monpazier

Arrondissement: Bergerac

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24540

Distance to Lavalade

from Perigueux (prefecture): 56 km

from Paris: 476 km

from Calais: 699 km

from Nice: 522 km

from Bordeaux: 115 km

from Strasbourg: 680 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 Lavalade from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Capdrot, Gaugeac, Labouquerie, Lolme, Marsales, Monpazier, Parranquet, Rampieux, Saint-Cassien, Saint-Marcory, Saint-Martin-de-Villereal, Saint-Romain-de-Monpazier, Sainte-Croix, Soulaures and Tourliac.

This page in French: Visiter Lavalade

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