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Monfaucon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Monfaucon: highlights and tourist information

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Monfaucon is situated in the Dordogne department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 48 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Monfaucon is 467 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Sainte-Foy-la-Grande at 8 km and Les Jardins de Sardy at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Monfaucon, 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 Monfaucon 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 Monfaucon

Markets in and near Monfaucon

  • Montpon-Menesterol: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Mussidan: market Saturday (17km)
  • Bergerac: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (21km)
  • Castillon-la-Bataille: market Monday (23km)
  • Duras: market Thursday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Duras: market Saturday & Monday (26km)
  • Eymet: market Thursday (30km)
  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Saint-Astier: market Thursday (34km)
  • Branne: market Thursday & Saturday (35km)

More information about Monfaucon, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Monfaucon, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (25km)
  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (31km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (38km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (47km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (47km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Sardy (12km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (20km)
  • Parc et potager de Pouthet (30km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (43km)
  • Jardin du cloître Notre-Dame (45km)
  • Jardins de Beauchamp (45km)
  • Jardins du château de Malle (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Monfaucon

Canton: Force

Arrondissement: Bergerac

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24130

Distance to Monfaucon

from Perigueux (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 467 km

from Calais: 682 km

from Nice: 575 km

from Bordeaux: 65 km

from Strasbourg: 702 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Fougueyrolles, Fraisse, Le Fleix, Saint-Geraud-de-Corps, Saint-Meard-de-Gurcon and Saint-Remy.

This page in French: Visiter Monfaucon

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