Le Bugue tourism and travel guide

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Le Bugue is situated in the Dordogne department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine 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.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Le Bugue in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Limeuil at 5 km and Chartreuse du Colombier at 6 km.

Le Bugue, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 4 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Campagne guide


Most Beautiful Village at 5 km (direction south-west)

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

See Limeuil guide
Chartreuse du Colombier

Chartreuse du Colombier

Garden at 6 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chartreuse du Colombier guide


at 6 km (direction west-south-west)

Paunat is a pretty village with a large abbey-church in the Dordogne....

See Paunat guide
The Grotte du Grand Roc

The Grotte du Grand Roc

Cave at 6 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See The Grotte du Grand Roc guide


Cave at 7 km (direction east-north-east)

Laugerie Basse is a prehistoric shelter in the Vezere Valley in the...

See Laugerie-Basse guide
The Abri Cro Magnon

The Abri Cro Magnon

at 7 km (direction east-north-east)

The Abri Cro-Magnon is an information centre built at the site of...

See The Abri Cro Magnon guide
Les Eyzies

Les Eyzies

at 7 km (direction east)

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

See Les Eyzies guide
Musee National de Prehistoire

Musee National de Prehistoire

at 7 km (direction east)

The Musee National de Prehistoire in Les Eyzies contains one of the...

See Musee National de Prehistoire guide


Cave at 8 km (direction east)

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

See Font-de-Gaume guide


at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Tremolat guide


at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

Saint-Cyprien village has a very picturesque historic centre and lovely views across...

See Saint-Cyprien guide
Vezere Valley

Vezere Valley

at 11 km (direction east)

The pretty valley of the Vézère is an important region for its...

See Vezere Valley guide


at 12 km (direction south-south-east)

Siorac-en-Perigord is a peaceful village close to the main sights of the...

See Siorac-en-Perigord guide

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Le Bugue, France

What to do at Le Bugue? 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

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Le Bugue is in the south-west of France at 34 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Le Bugue is 451 kilometres from Paris).

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

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