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.

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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...

See Le Moustier guide


Cave at 1 km (direction west)

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

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...

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'...

See Chateau de Commarque guide
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Chateau de Losse

Chateau de Losse

Castle at 6 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateau de Losse guide


at 6 km (direction north-west)

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

See Plazac guide


Cave at 7 km (direction south-west)

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

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...

See Laugerie-Basse guide
Les Eyzies

Les Eyzies

at 8 km (direction south-west)

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

See Les Eyzies 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...

See Musee National de Prehistoire 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...

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...

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...

See Cabanes du Breuil guide


at 9 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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


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