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Mayac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Le Bouquet at 6 km from Mayac

Visit Mayac: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Bouquet at 6 km and Sorges at 6 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Mayac, 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 Mayac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Le Bouquet

Le Bouquet

at 6 km (direction west-north-west)

The Jardin du Bouquet is a large park containing 50 different gardens...

See Le Bouquet guide


at 6 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Sorges guide


at 9 km (direction east)

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

See Tourtoirac guide


at 11 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Excideuil guide


at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

Thiviers is a very typical Dordogne market town, best...

See Thiviers guide
Chateau de Hautefort

Chateau de Hautefort

Castle at 16 km (direction east)

At Chateau de Hautefort you can see a vey...

See Chateau de Hautefort guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction north-west)

Saint-Jean-de-Cole is a small but very pretty village with a nice church...

See Saint-Jean-de-Cole guide


at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Perigueux guide
Perigueux cathedral

Perigueux cathedral

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

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

See Perigueux cathedral guide
Badefols d'Ans

Badefols d'Ans

at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Badefols d'Ans guide
Chateau de Puyguilhem

Chateau de Puyguilhem

Castle at 22 km (direction north-west)

Extensive renovation work at the Chateau de Puyguilhem has...

See Chateau de Puyguilhem guide


at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Brantome guide
Brantome Abbey

Brantome Abbey

Abbey at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Brantome Abbey guide
Chateau de Jumilhac

Chateau de Jumilhac

Castle at 25 km (direction north-north-east)

The Chateau de Jumilhac is in the northern Dordogn, within...

See Chateau de Jumilhac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Mayac


Markets in and near Mayac

  • Excideuil: market Thursday (11km)
  • Thiviers: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Thiviers: market Saturday (16km)
  • Thenon: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac: market Saturday (19km)
  • Perigueux: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (20km)
  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Brantome: market Friday (25km)
  • Le Lardin-Saint-Lazare: market Friday (28km)
  • Montignac: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)

More information about Mayac, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Mayac, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche (33km)
  • Nontron (35km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (15km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (21km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (21km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (23km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (24km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (32km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (34km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (42km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (46km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (49km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Hautefort (16km)
  • Jardins du château de Losse (32km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (33km)
  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (45km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Magnac-Bourg (54km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Hilaire-les-Places (44km)

Geography and distances

Mayac is in the south-west of France at 20 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Mayac is 412 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mayac

Canton: Savignac-les-Églises

Arrondissement: Périgueux

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24420

Distance to Mayac

from Perigueux (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 412 km

from Calais: 634 km

from Nice: 532 km

from Bordeaux: 129 km

from Strasbourg: 634 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 Mayac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Coulaures, La Boissiere-d'Ans, Saint-Pantaly-d'Ans, Saint-Pantaly-d'Excideuil, Saint-Vincent-sur-l'Isle, Sarliac-sur-l'Isle, Savignac-les-Eglises and Sorges.

This page in French: Visiter Mayac

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