Paunat tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: Paunat is a pretty village with a large abbey-church in the Dordogne.

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

Attractions in Paunat

The Chartreuse du Colombier is a charming traditional stone house with a pretty garden open to visitors.: Chartreuse du Colombier

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Limeuil at 3 km and Tremolat at 4 km.

Paunat, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chartreuse du Colombier

Chartreuse du Colombier

Garden less than one km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chartreuse du Colombier guide


Most Beautiful Village at 3 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Limeuil guide


at 4 km (direction south-west)

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

See Tremolat guide
Le Bugue

Le Bugue

at 6 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Le Bugue guide
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at 9 km (direction east)

Campagne is a pretty village with a splendid castle in the centre...

See Campagne guide
Cadouin abbey

Cadouin abbey

Abbey at 10 km (direction south)

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

See Cadouin abbey guide
Cadouin abbey cloisters

Cadouin abbey cloisters

Abbey at 10 km (direction south)

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

See Cadouin abbey cloisters guide


at 11 km (direction south)

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

See Cadouin guide


at 11 km (direction south-south-west)

Molieres is small but perhaps the best example of an unspoiled bastide...

See Molieres guide
The Grotte du Grand Roc

The Grotte du Grand Roc

Cave at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

The Grotte du Grand Roc is a beautiful natural cave system in...

See The Grotte du Grand Roc guide


Cave at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

Laugerie Basse is a prehistoric shelter in the Vezere Valley in the...

See Laugerie-Basse guide


at 12 km (direction south-east)

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

See Urval guide
The Abri Cro Magnon

The Abri Cro Magnon

at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

The Abri Cro-Magnon is an information centre built at the site of...

See The Abri Cro Magnon guide
Les Eyzies

Les Eyzies

at 13 km (direction east)

Les Eyzies is a small traditional town, within easy reach of many...

See Les Eyzies guide

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Markets in and near Paunat

  • Le Bugue: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Le Buisson-de-Cadouin: market Friday (8km)
  • Lalinde: market Thursday (13km)
  • Les Eyzies: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Sunday (15km)
  • Vergt: market Friday (17km)
  • Belves: market Saturday (19km)
  • Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac: market Saturday (24km)
  • Monpazier: market Thursday (25km)
  • Issigeac: market Sunday (28km)

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Tourist attractions near Paunat, France

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

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

  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (0km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (4km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (8km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (18km)
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (22km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (28km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (30km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (33km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (35km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (37km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (37km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (42km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de Planbuisson (8km)
  • Jardins de la Bourlie (12km)
  • Jardin de Conty (19km)
  • Jardins du château de Losse (25km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (26km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (28km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (30km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (34km)
  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (37km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (38km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (43km)
  • Parc et potager de Pouthet (45km)
  • Jardins du château de Hautefort (46km)

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

Paunat is in the south-west of France at 33 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Paunat is 454 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Paunat

Canton: Sainte-Alvère

Arrondissement: Bergerac

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24510

Distance to Paunat

from Perigueux (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 454 km

from Calais: 676 km

from Nice: 527 km

from Bordeaux: 113 km

from Strasbourg: 665 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 Paunat from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alles-sur-Dordogne, Cales, Le Bugue, Limeuil, Mauzac-et-Grand-Castang, Pezuls, Saint-Avit-de-Vialard, Saint-Chamassy, Sainte-Alvere and Tremolat.

This page in French: Visiter Paunat


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