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Payzac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Payzac in Dordogne

Photo is of Segur-le-Chateau at 8 km from Payzac

Visit Payzac: highlights and tourist information

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Payzac is situated in the Dordogne department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

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

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!

Segur-le-Chateau

Segur-le-Chateau

Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction east-north-east), in the Correze department

The part of Segur-le-Chateau with medieval houses next to the river...

See Segur-le-Chateau guide
Excideuil

Excideuil

at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

The town of Excideuil in the northern Dordogne has a lively market...

See Excideuil guide
Chateau de Jumilhac

Chateau de Jumilhac

Castle at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

The Chateau de Jumilhac is in the northern Dordogn, within...

See Chateau de Jumilhac guide
Chateau de Hautefort

Chateau de Hautefort

Castle at 16 km (direction south-south-west)

At Chateau de Hautefort you can see a vey imposing castle...

See Chateau de Hautefort guide
 
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Saint-Robert

Saint-Robert

at 17 km (direction south-south-east), in the Correze department

Centred around the 12th century Church of Saint-Robert, Saint-Robert is classed among...

See Saint-Robert guide
Tourtoirac

Tourtoirac

at 19 km (direction south-west)

The small village of Tourtoirac has a church and...

See Tourtoirac guide
Badefols d'Ans

Badefols d'Ans

at 19 km (direction south)

Badefols d'Ans is a small village around a castle and...

See Badefols d'Ans guide
Thiviers

Thiviers

at 23 km (direction west)

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

See Thiviers guide
Uzerche

Uzerche

at 27 km (direction east), in the Correze department

The Vézère Valley below and the numerous historic monuments up the hill...

See Uzerche guide
Le Bouquet

Le Bouquet

at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Le Bouquet guide
Sorges

Sorges

at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Sorges guide
Arboretum Al Gaulhia

Arboretum Al Gaulhia

Garden at 29 km (direction east), in the Correze department

The Arboretum Al Gaulhia is a 10 hectare arboretum with gardens and...

See Arboretum Al Gaulhia guide
Saint-Jean-de-Cole

Saint-Jean-de-Cole

Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Jean-de-Cole guide
Les Jardins de Colette

Les Jardins de Colette

Garden at 30 km (direction south-east), in the Correze department

The Jardins de Colette is a garden which represents the...

See Les Jardins de Colette guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Dordogne

Map of places to visit near Payzac

 
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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)
 
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Geography and distances

Payzac is in the south-west of France at 46 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Payzac is 394 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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