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Marsac-sur-l'Isle tourism and travel guide

Photo of Marsac-sur-l'Isle in Dordogne

Photo is of Perigueux at 5 km from Marsac-sur-l'Isle

Visit Marsac-sur-l'Isle: highlights and tourist information

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Marsac-sur-l'Isle is situated in the Dordogne department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Perigueux at 5 km and Perigueux cathedral at 5 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Marsac-sur-l'Isle, 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 Marsac-sur-l'Isle in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 5 km (direction east)

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

See Perigueux guide
Perigueux cathedral

Perigueux cathedral

Cathedral at 5 km (direction east)

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

See Perigueux cathedral guide


at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

Saint Astier is a small town in the Dordogne with an...

See Saint-Astier guide


at 16 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bourdeilles guide
Chateau de Bourdeilles

Chateau de Bourdeilles

Castle at 16 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Bourdeilles guide
Neuvic sur l'Isle

Neuvic sur l'Isle

at 18 km (direction west-south-west)

Neuvic is a small town with a chateau, the Chateau de...

See Neuvic sur l'Isle guide


at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Brantome guide
Brantome Abbey

Brantome Abbey

Abbey at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Brantome Abbey guide


at 20 km (direction south-west)

North of Bergerac, Villamblard is a pleasant town to...

See Villamblard guide
Le Bouquet

Le Bouquet

at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Le Bouquet guide


at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Sorges guide


at 25 km (direction south-west)

Issac is a pretty village with a 15th century tower...

See Issac guide


at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

Riberac, a quiet and traditional town, is well known for...

See Riberac guide
Chateau de Puyguilhem

Chateau de Puyguilhem

Castle at 28 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Puyguilhem guide

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Map of places to visit near Marsac-sur-l'Isle


Markets in and near Marsac-sur-l'Isle

  • Perigueux: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (4km)
  • Saint-Astier: market Thursday (12km)
  • Lisle: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Tocane-Saint-Apre: market Monday & (15km)
  • Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac: market Saturday (17km)
  • Vergt: market Friday (18km)
  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Brantome: market Friday (20km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)
  • Mussidan: market Saturday (29km)

More information about Marsac-sur-l'Isle, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Marsac-sur-l'Isle, France

What to do at Marsac-sur-l'Isle? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Marsac-sur-l'Isle.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Nontron (38km)
  • Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche (56km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (2km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (3km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (4km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (20km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (26km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (27km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (33km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (39km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (41km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (55km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (56km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Marsac-sur-l'Isle is in the south-west of France at 4 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Marsac-sur-l'Isle is 428 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Marsac-sur-l'Isle

Canton: Périgueux-Ouest

Arrondissement: Périgueux

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24430

Distance to Marsac-sur-l'Isle

from Perigueux (prefecture): 4 km

from Paris: 428 km

from Calais: 647 km

from Nice: 550 km

from Bordeaux: 105 km

from Strasbourg: 657 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 Marsac-sur-l'Isle from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Annesse-et-Beaulieu, Champcevinel, Chancelade, Coulounieix-Chamiers, La Chapelle-Gonaguet, Montrem, Perigueux and Razac-sur-l'Isle.

This page in French: Visiter Marsac-sur-l'Isle

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