Le Bugue tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Bugue in Dordogne

Visit Le Bugue: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The town of Le Bugue, on the Dordogne river banks, is very well situated to explore the region

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Le Bugue. For detailed visitor information see the Le Bugue travel guide.

Le Bugue is situated in the Dordogne department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 34 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Le Bugue is 451 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include The Grotte du Grand Roc at 6 km and Laugerie-Basse at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Le Bugue, 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 Le Bugue 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 Dordogne

Map of places to visit near Le Bugue

Markets in and near Le Bugue

Market days in Le Bugue: weekly market: Tuesday;

  • Le Bugue: market Tuesday (0km)
  • Les Eyzies: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (7km)
  • Le Buisson-de-Cadouin: market Friday (8km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Sunday (11km)
  • Belves: market Saturday (17km)
  • Lalinde: market Thursday (18km)
  • Vergt: market Friday (20km)
  • Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac: market Saturday (23km)
  • Sarlat: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (23km)
  • Montignac: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)

More information about Le Bugue, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Le Bugue, France

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

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 de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (5km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (6km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (16km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (17km)
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (21km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (23km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (26km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (30km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (33km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (38km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (38km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (39km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de Planbuisson (8km)
  • Jardins de la Bourlie (12km)
  • Jardin de Conty (16km)
  • Jardins du château de Losse (20km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (21km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (24km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (26km)
  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (32km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (35km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (37km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (39km)
  • Jardins du château de Hautefort (42km)
  • Parc et potager de Pouthet (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte du Grand Roc (7km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Bugue

Canton: Bugue

Arrondissement: Sarlat-la-Canéda

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24260

Distance to Le Bugue

from Perigueux (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 451 km

from Calais: 674 km

from Nice: 522 km

from Bordeaux: 119 km

from Strasbourg: 660 km

Getting here

Le Bugue is in the south-west of France. 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 Le Bugue from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Audrix, Campagne, Journiac, Limeuil, Manaurie, Paunat, Saint-Avit-de-Vialard, Saint-Chamassy, Saint-Cirq and Savignac-de-Miremont.

This page in French: Visiter Le Bugue