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Limeuil tourism and travel guide

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Visit Limeuil: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Limeuil is classified as one of the most beautiful villages in France, and has a popular river beach where the Vezere and Dordogne rivers join

Important note

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

Limeuil is situated in the Dordogne department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 36 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Limeuil is 455 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Limeuil include "most beautiful village".

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Bugue at 5 km and Cadouin abbey at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Limeuil, 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 Limeuil 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 Limeuil


Markets in and near Limeuil

  • Le Buisson-de-Cadouin: market Friday (4km)
  • Le Bugue: market Tuesday (5km)
  • Les Eyzies: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Sunday (13km)
  • Lalinde: market Thursday (14km)
  • Belves: market Saturday (15km)
  • Vergt: market Friday (21km)
  • Monpazier: market Thursday (23km)
  • Sarlat: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (26km)
  • Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac: market Saturday (27km)

More information about Limeuil, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Limeuil, France

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

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

  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (3km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (5km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (5km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (15km)
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (21km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (26km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (27km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (35km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (36km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (40km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (40km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (41km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de Planbuisson (4km)
  • Jardins de la Bourlie (9km)
  • Jardin de Conty (15km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (23km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (25km)
  • Jardins du château de Losse (25km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (27km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (34km)
  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (36km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (37km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (42km)
  • Parc et potager de Pouthet (45km)
  • Jardins du château de Hautefort (47km)

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

Geographical Information

Commune: Limeuil

Canton: Sainte-Alvère

Arrondissement: Bergerac

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24510

Distance to Limeuil

from Perigueux (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 455 km

from Calais: 678 km

from Nice: 524 km

from Bordeaux: 116 km

from Strasbourg: 665 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alles-sur-Dordogne, Audrix, Cales, Le Bugue, Le Buisson-de-Cadouin, Paunat, Saint-Chamassy and Tremolat.

This page in French: Visiter Limeuil

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