Ligueux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ligueux: highlights and tourist information

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Ligueux is situated in the Dordogne department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 16 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Ligueux is 411 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Jean-de-Cole at 13 km and Chateau de Puyguilhem at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ligueux, 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 Ligueux 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 Ligueux

Markets in and near Ligueux

  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Brantome: market Friday (15km)
  • Thiviers: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Thiviers: market Saturday (15km)
  • Perigueux: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (16km)
  • Excideuil: market Thursday (18km)
  • Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac: market Saturday (21km)
  • Lisle: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Tocane-Saint-Apre: market Monday & (26km)
  • Thenon: market Tuesday (27km)

More information about Ligueux, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Ligueux, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Nontron (27km)
  • Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche (38km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Perigord-Limousin (33km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (13km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (14km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (15km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (16km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (17km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (17km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (39km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (43km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Hautefort (26km)
  • Jardins du château de Losse (39km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (43km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (44km)
  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte du Grand Roc (44km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (45km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (48km)

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 (46km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ligueux

Canton: Savignac-les-Églises

Arrondissement: Périgueux

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24460

Distance to Ligueux

from Perigueux (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 411 km

from Calais: 632 km

from Nice: 541 km

from Bordeaux: 122 km

from Strasbourg: 639 km

Getting here

Ligueux 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 Ligueux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Agonac, Eyvirat, Lempzours, Negrondes, Saint-Front-d'Alemps and Sorges.

This page in French: Visiter Ligueux