Peyzac-le-Moustier tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: Le Moustier is a small village that is home to two prehistoric shelters of historic significance.

Peyzac-le-Moustier 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 Peyzac-le-Moustier. For detailed visitor information see the Peyzac-le-Moustier travel guide.

Attractions in Peyzac-le-Moustier

The prehistoric dwellings built in the cliffs at La Roque-Saint-Christophe are one of the most extensive of their type in France: La-Roque-Saint-Christophe

Le Moustier is a small village that is home to two prehistoric shelters of historic significance.: Le Moustier

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

Popular places to visit nearby include La-Roque-Saint-Christophe at 1 km and Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere at 2 km.

Peyzac-le-Moustier, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Le Moustier

Le Moustier

less than one km (direction north-east)

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

See Le Moustier guide


Cave at 1 km (direction west)

The prehistoric dwellings built in the cliffs at La Roque-Saint-Christophe are one of the...

See La-Roque-Saint-Christophe guide


Most Beautiful Village at 2 km (direction north-north-east)

In the heart of the UNESCO listed Vézère Valley, the village of Saint-Léon-sur-Vézère is...

See Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere guide
Chateau de Commarque

Chateau de Commarque

Castle at 6 km (direction south-south-east)

The Chateau de Commarque is an imposing ruined castle that was 'found' in the...

See Chateau de Commarque guide
Château et Jardins de Losse

Château et Jardins de Losse

Castle at 6 km (direction north-east)

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

See Château et Jardins de Losse guide


at 6 km (direction north-west)

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

See Plazac guide


Cave at 7 km (direction south-west)

The caves at Font-de-Gaume are one of the last caves in France where the...

See Font-de-Gaume guide


Cave at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Laugerie-Basse guide
Musee National de Prehistoire

Musee National de Prehistoire

at 8 km (direction south-west)

The Musee National de Prehistoire in Les Eyzies contains one of the most complete...

See Musee National de Prehistoire guide
Les Eyzies

Les Eyzies

at 8 km (direction south-west)

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

See Les Eyzies guide
The Grotte du Grand Roc

The Grotte du Grand Roc

Cave at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See The Grotte du Grand Roc guide
The Abri Cro Magnon

The Abri Cro Magnon

at 8 km (direction south-west)

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

See The Abri Cro Magnon guide
Cabanes du Breuil

Cabanes du Breuil

at 9 km (direction south-south-east)

The Cabanes du Breuil are ancient farm buildings made from dry stone in the...

See Cabanes du Breuil guide


at 9 km (direction north-north-east)

Fanlac is a charming village and was the location for the film and tv...

See Fanlac guide

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Markets in and near Peyzac-le-Moustier

  • Les Eyzies: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (8km)
  • Montignac: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Sunday (14km)
  • Le Bugue: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Sarlat: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (16km)
  • Thenon: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Le Lardin-Saint-Lazare: market Friday (19km)
  • Le Buisson-de-Cadouin: market Friday (21km)
  • Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac: market Saturday (23km)
  • Terrasson: market Thursday (23km)

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Tourist attractions near Peyzac-le-Moustier, France

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

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

  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (2km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (16km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (16km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (16km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (23km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (24km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (25km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (30km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (33km)
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (34km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (36km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (40km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (41km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

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) (47km)

Geography and distances

Peyzac-le-Moustier is in the south-west of France at 36 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Peyzac-le-Moustier is 440 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Peyzac-le-Moustier

Canton: Montignac

Arrondissement: Sarlat-la-Canéda

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24620

Distance to Peyzac-le-Moustier

from Perigueux (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 440 km

from Calais: 665 km

from Nice: 512 km

from Bordeaux: 131 km

from Strasbourg: 646 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 Peyzac-le-Moustier from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Les Eyzies, Marquay, Plazac, Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere, Sergeac, Tamnies, Thonac, Tursac and Valojoulx.

This page in French: Visiter Peyzac-le-Moustier