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France This Way comment: Nontron is a quiet town within the Perigord-Limousin Regional Natural Park to the north of the Dordogne

Nontron 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 Nontron. For detailed visitor information see the Nontron travel guide.

Tourist classifications for Nontron include "recommended detour".

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Varaignes at 13 km and Chateau de Puyguilhem at 13 km.

Nontron, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Javerlhac-et-la-Chapelle-Saint-Robert

Javerlhac-et-la-Chapelle-Saint-Robert

at 9 km (direction west-north-west)

Javerlhac-et-la-Chapelle-Saint-Robert is a charming village with a church and castle and a...

See Javerlhac-et-la-Chapelle-Saint-Robert guide
Varaignes

Varaignes

at 13 km (direction west-north-west)

Varaignes is a pretty village with a castle at its centre. The...

See Varaignes guide
Chateau de Puyguilhem

Chateau de Puyguilhem

Castle at 13 km (direction south-east)

Extensive renovation work at the Chateau de Puyguilhem has brought a new...

See Chateau de Puyguilhem guide
Saint-Jean-de-Cole

Saint-Jean-de-Cole

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Jean-de-Cole guide
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Brantome

Brantome

at 18 km (direction south)

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

See Brantome guide
Brantome Abbey

Brantome Abbey

Abbey at 18 km (direction south)

Brantome Abbey is an impressive abbey with troglodyte caves in the beautiful...

See Brantome Abbey guide
Mareuil-en-Perigord

Mareuil-en-Perigord

at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

The village of Mareuil in Mareuil-en-Perigord was one of the four baronies...

See Mareuil-en-Perigord guide
Marthon

Marthon

at 19 km (direction west-north-west), in the Charente department

In Marthon there is no single monument that dominates, but rather several...

See Marthon guide
Bourdeilles

Bourdeilles

at 24 km (direction south-south-west)

Close to Brantome, the Chateau de Bourdeilles is quite modest compared with...

See Bourdeilles guide
Thiviers

Thiviers

at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

Thiviers is a very typical Dordogne market town, best known for the...

See Thiviers guide
Chateau de Bourdeilles

Chateau de Bourdeilles

Castle at 24 km (direction south-south-west)

The Chateau de Bourdeilles consists of a medieval defensive castle and a...

See Chateau de Bourdeilles guide
Chalus

Chalus

at 28 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Châlus is a small market town with two ruined castles in the...

See Chalus guide
Le Bouquet

Le Bouquet

at 30 km (direction south-east)

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

See Le Bouquet guide
Sorges

Sorges

at 30 km (direction south-east)

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

See Sorges guide

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Markets in and near Nontron

  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Brantome: market Friday (19km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Thiviers: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Thiviers: market Saturday (24km)
  • Chalus: market Friday (29km)
  • Lisle: market Tuesday (29km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Tocane-Saint-Apre: market Monday & (33km)

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Tourist attractions near Nontron, France

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

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 (42km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (14km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (18km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (24km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (36km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (39km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (39km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (40km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (42km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (43km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (21km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (26km)
  • Site Corot (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Hilaire-les-Places (41km)
  • Limoges (56km)
 
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Geography and distances

Nontron is in the south-west of France at 39 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Nontron is 391 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Nontron

Canton: Nontron

Arrondissement: Nontron

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24300

Distance to Nontron

from Perigueux (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 391 km

from Calais: 609 km

from Nice: 561 km

from Bordeaux: 124 km

from Strasbourg: 635 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 Nontron from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Saint-Front-sur-Nizonne, Saint-Martial-de-Valette, Saint-Martin-le-Pin, Savignac-de-Nontron and Sceau-Saint-Angel.

This page in French: Visiter Nontron

 
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