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Peyrignac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Peyrignac in Dordogne

Photo is of Badefols d'Ans at 8 km from Peyrignac

Visit Peyrignac: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Badefols d'Ans at 8 km and Terrasson at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Peyrignac, 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 Peyrignac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Badefols d'Ans

Badefols d'Ans

at 8 km (direction )

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

See Badefols d'Ans guide


at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

The quiet town of Terrasson in the north of...

See Terrasson guide
Les Jardins de l'Imaginaire

Les Jardins de l'Imaginaire

Garden at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

The Jardins de l'Imaginaire is a lovely contemporary garden...

See Les Jardins de l'Imaginaire guide


at 10 km (direction south-south-west)

Best known for being close to Lascaux caves, the small town...

See Montignac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction south-south-east)

The village of Saint-Amand-de-Coly is one of the prettiest...

See Saint-Amand-de-Coly guide
Lascaux caves

Lascaux caves

Cave at 11 km (direction south-south-west)

The Lascaux Caves are famous worldwide because of the large number of...

See Lascaux caves guide
Chateau de Hautefort

Chateau de Hautefort

Castle at 12 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Hautefort guide


at 14 km (direction north-east), in the Correze department

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

See Saint-Robert guide
Chateau de Losse

Chateau de Losse

Castle at 15 km (direction south-south-west)

Close to Montignac, the Chateau de Losse is an interesting castle...

See Chateau de Losse guide


at 16 km (direction north-west)

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

See Tourtoirac guide


at 18 km (direction south-west)

The village of Plazac is very small but well worth exploring,...

See Plazac guide


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

In the heart of the UNESCO listed Vézère Valley, the village of...

See Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere guide


at 18 km (direction south-south-east)

Saint-Geniès is a traditional Dordogne village around a small castle and...

See Saint-Geniès guide
Le Moustier

Le Moustier

at 20 km (direction south-west)

Le Moustier is a small village that is home to two prehistoric...

See Le Moustier guide

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

Map of places to visit near Peyrignac


Markets in and near Peyrignac

  • Le Lardin-Saint-Lazare: market Friday (4km)
  • Terrasson: market Thursday (9km)
  • Thenon: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Montignac: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Objat: market Sunday (21km)
  • Excideuil: market Thursday (23km)
  • Allassac: market Wednesday & Friday (25km)
  • Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac: market Saturday (26km)
  • Brive-la-Gaillarde: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Saturday all day (27km)
  • Les Eyzies: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (28km)

More information about Peyrignac, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Peyrignac, France

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

Grand sites of France

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 Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (18km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (30km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (36km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (36km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (37km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (37km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (38km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (40km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (40km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (42km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (42km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (45km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (45km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (52km)

Geography and distances

Peyrignac is in the south-west of France at 37 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Peyrignac is 421 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Peyrignac

Canton: Terrasson-Lavilledieu

Arrondissement: Sarlat-la-Canéda

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24210

Distance to Peyrignac

from Perigueux (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 421 km

from Calais: 646 km

from Nice: 509 km

from Bordeaux: 143 km

from Strasbourg: 627 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 Peyrignac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auriac-du-Perigord, Azerat, Beauregard-de-Terrasson, Chatres, Condat-sur-Vezere, La Bachellerie, La Chapelle-Saint-Jean, Le Lardin-Saint-Lazare, Les Farges, Saint-Rabier and Villac.

This page in French: Visiter Peyrignac

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