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.

Molieres is situated in the Dordogne department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine 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.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Molieres in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cadouin abbey at 4 km and Saint-Avit-Senieur at 4 km.

Molieres, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Cadouin

Cadouin

at 4 km (direction east)

Cadouin is a small village best known for its medieval abbey, an important pilgrimage...

See Cadouin guide
Cadouin abbey

Cadouin abbey

Abbey at 4 km (direction east)

Cadouin abbey was built in the 12th century in the roman style...

See Cadouin abbey guide
Saint-Avit-Senieur

Saint-Avit-Senieur

at 4 km (direction south-south-west)

Saint-Avit-Senieur is dominated by the substantial abbey ruins in the centre of the village...

See Saint-Avit-Senieur guide
Cadouin abbey cloisters

Cadouin abbey cloisters

Abbey at 4 km (direction east)

The cloister attached to the abbey at Cadouin were built in the 15th century...

See Cadouin abbey cloisters guide
 
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Beaumont-du-Perigord

Beaumont-du-Perigord

at 6 km (direction west-south-west)

The traditional bastide town of Beaumont-du-Perigord is an interesting contrast to the nearby village...

See Beaumont-du-Perigord guide
Montferrand-du-Perigord

Montferrand-du-Perigord

at 7 km (direction south-east)

The pretty little village of Montferrand-du-Perigord is in a particularly scenic area and has...

See Montferrand-du-Perigord guide
Tremolat

Tremolat

at 7 km (direction south-east)

Trémolat is a very small but attractive village, close to the scenic highlight at...

See Tremolat guide
Urval

Urval

at 10 km (direction east)

Urval is a pretty village with an ancient communal bread oven and fortified church....

See Urval guide
Limeuil

Limeuil

Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction north-east)

Limeuil is classified as one of the most beautiful villages in France, and has...

See Limeuil guide
Paunat

Paunat

at 11 km (direction north-north-east)

Paunat is a pretty village with a large abbey-church in the Dordogne....

See Paunat guide
Chartreuse du Colombier

Chartreuse du Colombier

Garden at 11 km (direction north-north-east)

The Chartreuse du Colombier is a charming traditional stone house with a pretty garden...

See Chartreuse du Colombier guide
Chateau de Lanquais

Chateau de Lanquais

Castle at 12 km (direction west)

The Chateau de Lanquais - sometimes called the Louvre of the Perigord - combines...

See Chateau de Lanquais guide
Siorac-en-Perigord

Siorac-en-Perigord

at 13 km (direction east)

Siorac-en-Perigord is a peaceful village close to the main sights of the Dordogne....

See Siorac-en-Perigord guide
Le Bugue

Le Bugue

at 15 km (direction north-east)

The town of Le Bugue, on the Dordogne river banks, is very well situated...

See Le Bugue guide

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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)

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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)

 
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Geography and distances

Molieres is in the south-west of France at 43 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Molieres is 465 kilometres from Paris).

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

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