Marquay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Marquay: highlights and tourist information

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Marquay is situated in the Dordogne department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 42 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Marquay is 445 kilometres from Paris).

Attractions in Marquay

The views, the furnishings and the legend of a resident ghost all combine to make Chateau de Puymartin an interesting destination: Chateau de Puymartin

Popular places to visit nearby include Cabanes du Breuil at 3 km and Chateau de Commarque at 3 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Marquay, 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 Marquay 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 Marquay

Markets in and near Marquay

  • Sarlat: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (9km)
  • Les Eyzies: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (9km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Sunday (11km)
  • Montignac: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Le Bugue: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Domme: market Thursday (17km)
  • Le Buisson-de-Cadouin: market Friday (21km)
  • Belves: market Saturday (21km)
  • Le Lardin-Saint-Lazare: market Friday (22km)
  • Thenon: market Tuesday (23km)

More information about Marquay, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Marquay, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Causses du Quercy (60km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (8km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (9km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (16km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (16km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (17km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (21km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (22km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (25km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (28km)
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (33km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (42km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (47km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Losse (9km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (14km)
  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (15km)
  • Jardin de Conty (17km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (17km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (17km)
  • Jardins de la Bourlie (21km)
  • Jardin de Planbuisson (21km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (24km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (28km)
  • Jardins du château de Hautefort (35km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte du Grand Roc (9km)
  • Gouffre de la Fage (35km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (41km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Marquay

Canton: Sarlat-la-Canéda

Arrondissement: Sarlat-la-Canéda

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24620

Distance to Marquay

from Perigueux (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 445 km

from Calais: 670 km

from Nice: 507 km

from Bordeaux: 135 km

from Strasbourg: 646 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Meyrals, Peyzac-le-Moustier and Tamnies.

This page in French: Visiter Marquay