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Visit Payzac: highlights and tourist information

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Payzac is situated in the Dordogne department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 46 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Payzac is 394 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Segur-le-Chateau at 8 km and Excideuil at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Payzac, 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 Payzac 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 Payzac

Markets in and near Payzac

  • Excideuil: market Thursday (15km)
  • Objat: market Sunday (21km)
  • Thiviers: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Thiviers: market Saturday (23km)
  • Allassac: market Wednesday & Friday (26km)
  • Le Lardin-Saint-Lazare: market Friday (30km)
  • Terrasson: market Thursday (31km)
  • Thenon: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Chalus: market Friday (34km)
  • Brive-la-Gaillarde: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Saturday all day (36km)

More information about Payzac, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Payzac, France

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

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 (13km)
  • Nontron (46km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (23km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (36km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (37km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre (Solignac) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (44km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (45km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (46km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (48km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de la Fage (41km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (44km)

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 (28km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Payzac

Canton: Lanouaille

Arrondissement: Nontron

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24270

Distance to Payzac

from Perigueux (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 394 km

from Calais: 619 km

from Nice: 515 km

from Bordeaux: 154 km

from Strasbourg: 609 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beyssenac, Saint-Cyr-les-Champagnes, Saint-Eloy-les-Tuileries, Saint-Mesmin and Savignac-Ledrier.

This page in French: Visiter Payzac

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