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Mescoules tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mescoules in Dordogne

Photo is of Chateau de Bridoire at 3 km from Mescoules

Visit Mescoules: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Bridoire at 3 km and Monbazillac at 7 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Mescoules, 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 Mescoules in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Chateau de Bridoire

Chateau de Bridoire

Castle at 3 km (direction north-east)

Visit the Chateau de Bridoire, a medieval chateau with lots...

See Chateau de Bridoire guide
Monbazillac

Monbazillac

at 7 km (direction north-east)

Monbazillac is home to the Chateau de Monbazillac, famous producer of sweet...

See Monbazillac guide
Eymet

Eymet

at 9 km (direction south-south-west)

The bastide town of Eymet,south of Bergerac, has some lovely medieval houses...

See Eymet guide
Lauzun

Lauzun

at 13 km (direction south-south-east), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

Lauzun has a small castle, but ist main interest is its position...

See Lauzun guide
 
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Bergerac

Bergerac

at 13 km (direction north-north-east)

Bergerac is a substantial town on the banks of the river and...

See Bergerac guide
Issigeac

Issigeac

at 14 km (direction east)

The historic small town of Issigeac has many lovely old houses and...

See Issigeac guide
Castillonnes

Castillonnes

at 16 km (direction east-south-east), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

Castillonnes is another Lot-et-Garonne bastide town, rather less touristic than most...

See Castillonnes guide
Miramont-de-Guyenne

Miramont-de-Guyenne

at 17 km (direction south-south-west), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

Miramont is slightly removed from the tourist areas; visit...

See Miramont-de-Guyenne guide
Allemans-du-Dropt

Allemans-du-Dropt

at 17 km (direction south-west), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

Although small, Allemans-du-Dropt has a few monuments of interest of which our...

See Allemans-du-Dropt guide
Sainte-Foy-la-Grande

Sainte-Foy-la-Grande

at 20 km (direction west-north-west), in the Gironde department

Sainte-Foy-la-Grande, on the Dordogne river west of Bergerac, has...

See Sainte-Foy-la-Grande guide
Chateau de Lanquais

Chateau de Lanquais

Castle at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

The Chateau de Lanquais - sometimes called the Louvre...

See Chateau de Lanquais guide
Duras

Duras

at 21 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

Duras is a quiet town that is above all known...

See Duras guide
Eynesse

Eynesse

at 24 km (direction west-north-west), in the Gironde department

A nice place to stroll down to the banks of...

See Eynesse guide
Beaumont-du-Perigord

Beaumont-du-Perigord

at 27 km (direction east)

The traditional bastide town of Beaumont-du-Perigord is an interesting contrast...

See Beaumont-du-Perigord guide

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

Map of places to visit near Mescoules

 
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Markets in and near Mescoules

  • Eymet: market Thursday (9km)
  • Bergerac: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (12km)
  • Issigeac: market Sunday (14km)
  • Castillonnes: market Friday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Castillonnes: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Miramont-de-Guyenne: market Friday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Miramont-de-Guyenne: market Monday (17km)
  • Duras: market Thursday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Duras: market Saturday & Monday (21km)
  • Lalinde: market Thursday (25km)

More information about Mescoules, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Mescoules, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (35km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (38km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Livrade (Sainte-Livrade-sur-Lot) (40km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (43km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et potager de Pouthet (9km)
  • Jardins du Sardy (28km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (30km)
  • Jardins de Beauchamp (34km)
  • Jardin du cloître Notre-Dame (34km)
  • Jardin de Planbuisson (39km)
  • Ets Latour-Marliac (41km)
  • Jardins de la Bourlie (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Mescoules is in the south-west of France at 54 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Mescoules is 480 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mescoules

Canton: Sigoulès

Arrondissement: Bergerac

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24240

Distance to Mescoules

from Perigueux (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 480 km

from Calais: 698 km

from Nice: 557 km

from Bordeaux: 80 km

from Strasbourg: 702 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 Mescoules from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cuneges, Flaugeac, Fonroque, Monbazillac, Pomport, Razac-d'Eymet, Ribagnac, Rouffignac-de-Sigoules, Sadillac, Saint-Aubin-de-Cadelech, Saint-Capraise-d'Eymet, Saint-Julien-d'Eymet, Sainte-Eulalie-d'Eymet, Sainte-Innocence, Sigoules and Singleyrac.

This page in French: Visiter Mescoules

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