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Limeyrat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Limeyrat in Dordogne

Photo is of Grotte de Rouffignac at 12 km from Limeyrat

Visit Limeyrat: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Grotte de Rouffignac at 12 km and Tourtoirac at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Limeyrat, 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 Limeyrat in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Grotte de Rouffignac

Grotte de Rouffignac

Cave at 12 km (direction south)

The Grotte de Rouffignac contains engravings and drawings of...

See Grotte de Rouffignac guide


at 14 km (direction north-east)

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

See Tourtoirac guide


at 15 km (direction south-south-east)

The village of Plazac is very small but well worth exploring,...

See Plazac guide
Chateau de Hautefort

Chateau de Hautefort

Castle at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

At Chateau de Hautefort you can see a vey imposing castle and...

See Chateau de Hautefort guide


at 17 km (direction east-south-east)

Best known for being close to Lascaux caves, the small town...

See Montignac guide
Chateau de Losse

Chateau de Losse

Castle at 19 km (direction south-east)

Close to Montignac, the Chateau de Losse is an interesting...

See Chateau de Losse guide
Badefols d'Ans

Badefols d'Ans

at 19 km (direction east-north-east)

Badefols d'Ans is a small village around a castle and church...

See Badefols d'Ans guide
Le Bouquet

Le Bouquet

at 19 km (direction north-west)

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

See Le Bouquet guide


at 19 km (direction north-west)

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

See Sorges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction south-east)

In the heart of the UNESCO listed Vézère Valley, the village...

See Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere guide
Lascaux caves

Lascaux caves

Cave at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

The Lascaux Caves are famous worldwide because of the large number...

See Lascaux caves guide


Cave at 20 km (direction south-south-east)

The prehistoric dwellings built in the cliffs at La Roque-Saint-Christophe are one...

See La-Roque-Saint-Christophe guide
Le Moustier

Le Moustier

at 20 km (direction south-south-east)

Le Moustier is a small village that is home to two prehistoric...

See Le Moustier guide


at 20 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Excideuil guide

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

Map of places to visit near Limeyrat


Markets in and near Limeyrat

  • Thenon: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac: market Saturday (11km)
  • Montignac: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Le Lardin-Saint-Lazare: market Friday (19km)
  • Excideuil: market Thursday (20km)
  • Perigueux: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (21km)
  • Les Eyzies: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Vergt: market Friday (25km)
  • Terrasson: market Thursday (25km)
  • Le Bugue: market Tuesday (27km)

More information about Limeyrat, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Limeyrat, France

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

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 Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (19km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (21km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (23km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (25km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (26km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (29km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (30km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (34km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (34km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (35km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (35km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (43km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (44km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (49km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Limeyrat is in the south-west of France at 21 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Limeyrat is 424 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Limeyrat

Canton: Thenon

Arrondissement: Périgueux

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24210

Distance to Limeyrat

from Perigueux (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 424 km

from Calais: 647 km

from Nice: 525 km

from Bordeaux: 128 km

from Strasbourg: 640 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 Limeyrat from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ajat, Blis-et-Born, Brouchaud, Fossemagne, Gabillou, Milhac-d'Auberoche, Montagnac-d'Auberoche and Saint-Antoine-d'Auberoche.

This page in French: Visiter Limeyrat

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