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Pessac-sur-Dordogne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pessac-sur-Dordogne in Gironde

Photo is of Montcaret at 4 km from Pessac-sur-Dordogne

Visit Pessac-sur-Dordogne: highlights and tourist information

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Pessac-sur-Dordogne is situated in the Gironde department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Montcaret at 4 km and Les Jardins de Sardy at 5 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Pessac-sur-Dordogne, 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 Pessac-sur-Dordogne in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Montcaret

Montcaret

National Monument at 4 km (direction north-north-west), in the Dordogne department

At Montcaret you can visit the archaeological site of a Roman...

See Montcaret guide
Les Jardins de Sardy

Les Jardins de Sardy

Garden at 5 km (direction north-east), in the Dordogne department

The Jardins de Sardy to the wet of Bergerac...

See Les Jardins de Sardy guide
Eynesse

Eynesse

at 6 km (direction east)

A nice place to stroll down to the banks of...

See Eynesse guide
Pellegrue

Pellegrue

at 9 km (direction south)

Pellegrue is a very small village but well worth exploring when...

See Pellegrue guide
 
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Sainte-Foy-la-Grande

Sainte-Foy-la-Grande

at 11 km (direction east)

Sainte-Foy-la-Grande, on the Dordogne river west of Bergerac, has an attractive...

See Sainte-Foy-la-Grande guide
Duras

Duras

at 18 km (direction south-east), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

Duras is a quiet town that is above all known...

See Duras guide
Monsegur

Monsegur

at 19 km (direction south)

The bastide town of Monsegur, in the Dropt Valley,...

See Monsegur guide
Sauveterre-de-Guyenne

Sauveterre-de-Guyenne

at 19 km (direction south-west)

The layout of the town of Sauveterre-de-Guyenne still follows...

See Sauveterre-de-Guyenne guide
Saint-Emilion

Saint-Emilion

Heritage Site at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

Saint-Emilion is an exceptionally scenic town, and most unusual in...

See Saint-Emilion guide
La Reole

La Reole

at 27 km (direction south-south-west)

Largely ignored by visitors because of its proximity to Bordeaux we found...

See La Reole guide
Allemans-du-Dropt

Allemans-du-Dropt

at 27 km (direction south-east), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

Although small, Allemans-du-Dropt has a few monuments of interest of which our...

See Allemans-du-Dropt guide
Libourne

Libourne

at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

Not generally considered as a travel destination, we found the center of...

See Libourne guide
Chateau de Bridoire

Chateau de Bridoire

Castle at 31 km (direction east), in the Dordogne department

Visit the Chateau de Bridoire, a medieval chateau with lots of games...

See Chateau de Bridoire guide
Eymet

Eymet

at 31 km (direction east-south-east), in the Dordogne department

The bastide town of Eymet,south of Bergerac, has some lovely medieval houses...

See Eymet guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pessac-sur-Dordogne

 
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Markets in and near Pessac-sur-Dordogne

  • Castillon-la-Bataille: market Monday (10km)
  • Duras: market Thursday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Duras: market Saturday & Monday (18km)
  • Branne: market Thursday & Saturday (21km)
  • Montpon-Menesterol: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Eymet: market Thursday (30km)
  • Bergerac: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (32km)
  • Mussidan: market Saturday (32km)
  • Miramont-de-Guyenne: market Friday - seasonal market only (33km)

More information about Pessac-sur-Dordogne, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Pessac-sur-Dordogne, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (21km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Sardy (5km)
  • Parc et potager de Pouthet (30km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (32km)
  • Jardin du cloître Notre-Dame (35km)
  • Jardins de Beauchamp (35km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (36km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (36km)
  • Jardins du château de Malle (41km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (43km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Pessac-sur-Dordogne is in the south-west of France at 52 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Pessac-sur-Dordogne is 481 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pessac-sur-Dordogne

Canton: Pujols

Arrondissement: Libourne

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33890

Distance to Pessac-sur-Dordogne

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 481 km

from Calais: 694 km

from Nice: 586 km

from Bordeaux: 52 km

from Strasbourg: 719 km

Getting here

Most visitors will fly into Bordeaux airport (or Bergerac) while drivers should allow 7-8 hours driving time from the ports at Le Havre or Cherbourg. For driving distances to Pessac-sur-Dordogne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Caplong, Coubeyrac, Eynesse, Flaujagues, Gensac, Juillac, Lamothe-Montravel, Massugas, Montcaret, Nastringues, Saint-Antoine-de-Breuilh, Saint-Avit-de-Soulege, Saint-Michel-de-Montaigne, Saint-Quentin-de-Caplong, Saint-Seurin-de-Prats, Sainte-Radegonde and Velines.

This page in French: Visiter Pessac-sur-Dordogne

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