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Molieres tourism and travel guide

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Visit Molieres: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Molieres is small but perhaps the best example of an unspoiled bastide town in the region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Molieres. For detailed visitor information see the Molieres travel guide.

Molieres is situated in the Dordogne department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 43 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Molieres is 465 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Cadouin abbey at 4 km and Saint-Avit-Senieur at 4 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Molieres, 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 Molieres 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 Molieres


Markets in and near Molieres

  • Le Buisson-de-Cadouin: market Friday (8km)
  • Lalinde: market Thursday (8km)
  • Le Bugue: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Belves: market Saturday (15km)
  • Monpazier: market Thursday (15km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Sunday (19km)
  • Issigeac: market Sunday (19km)
  • Villereal: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Villereal: market Saturday (20km)
  • Les Eyzies: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (21km)

More information about Molieres, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Molieres, France

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

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-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (7km)
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (8km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (11km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (12km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (14km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (30km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (32km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (42km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (44km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (44km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (46km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de Planbuisson (8km)
  • Jardins de la Bourlie (10km)
  • Jardin de Conty (18km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (27km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (27km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (31km)
  • Jardins du château de Losse (34km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (35km)
  • Parc et potager de Pouthet (37km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (37km)
  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (43km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Molieres

Canton: Buisson-de-Cadouin

Arrondissement: Bergerac

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24480

Distance to Molieres

from Perigueux (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 465 km

from Calais: 687 km

from Nice: 528 km

from Bordeaux: 111 km

from Strasbourg: 674 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alles-sur-Dordogne, Badefols-sur-Dordogne, Beaumont-du-Perigord, Bourniquel, Cales, Pontours and Saint-Avit-Senieur.

This page in French: Visiter Molieres

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