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Lempzours tourism and travel guide

Photo of Lempzours in Dordogne

Photo is of Saint-Jean-de-Cole at 7 km from Lempzours

Visit Lempzours: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Jean-de-Cole at 7 km and Le Bouquet at 7 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Lempzours, 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 Lempzours in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction north-north-east)

Saint-Jean-de-Cole is a small but very pretty village with...

See Saint-Jean-de-Cole guide
Le Bouquet

Le Bouquet

at 7 km (direction south-east)

The Jardin du Bouquet is a large park containing 50 different...

See Le Bouquet guide


at 7 km (direction south-east)

Sorges is a village in the Dordogne renowned for its truffles...

See Sorges guide
Chateau de Puyguilhem

Chateau de Puyguilhem

Castle at 9 km (direction north-west)

Extensive renovation work at the Chateau de Puyguilhem has brought a new...

See Chateau de Puyguilhem guide


at 10 km (direction east-north-east)

Thiviers is a very typical Dordogne market town, best...

See Thiviers guide


at 13 km (direction west)

In an idyllic setting on the Isle River and with an...

See Brantome guide
Brantome Abbey

Brantome Abbey

Abbey at 13 km (direction west)

Brantome Abbey is an impressive abbey with troglodyte caves in...

See Brantome Abbey guide


at 18 km (direction east)

The town of Excideuil in the northern Dordogne has a lively market...

See Excideuil guide


at 19 km (direction west)

Close to Brantome, the Chateau de Bourdeilles is quite modest compared with...

See Bourdeilles guide
Chateau de Bourdeilles

Chateau de Bourdeilles

Castle at 19 km (direction west)

The Chateau de Bourdeilles consists of a medieval defensive...

See Chateau de Bourdeilles guide


at 20 km (direction south-south-west)

One of our favourite towns in the Dordogne, Perigueux has an...

See Perigueux guide
Perigueux cathedral

Perigueux cathedral

Cathedral at 21 km (direction south-south-west)

The cathedral in Perigueux combines roman and byzantine elements to create a...

See Perigueux cathedral guide


at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

The small village of Tourtoirac has a church and river walk...

See Tourtoirac guide


at 22 km (direction north-west)

Nontron is a quiet town within the Perigord-Limousin Regional...

See Nontron guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lempzours


Markets in and near Lempzours

  • Thiviers: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (11km)
  • Thiviers: market Saturday (11km)
  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Brantome: market Friday (13km)
  • Excideuil: market Thursday (18km)
  • Perigueux: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (21km)
  • Lisle: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac: market Saturday (27km)
  • Tocane-Saint-Apre: market Monday & (28km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (30km)

More information about Lempzours, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Lempzours, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Nontron (22km)
  • Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche (35km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (8km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (10km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (13km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (21km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (21km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (22km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (44km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (47km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre (Solignac) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Hautefort (28km)
  • Jardins du château de Losse (44km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (46km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (48km)
  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (58km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (39km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Hilaire-les-Places (41km)

Geography and distances

Lempzours is in the south-west of France at 21 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Lempzours is 405 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lempzours

Canton: Thiviers

Arrondissement: Nontron

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24800

Distance to Lempzours

from Perigueux (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 405 km

from Calais: 626 km

from Nice: 543 km

from Bordeaux: 124 km

from Strasbourg: 636 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 Lempzours from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Eyvirat, La Chapelle-Faucher, Ligueux, Negrondes, Saint-Front-d'Alemps, Saint-Pierre-de-Cole and Vaunac.

This page in French: Visiter Lempzours

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