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Visit Plazac: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The village of Plazac is very small but well worth exploring, and well placed to discover many local highlights

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Plazac. For detailed visitor information see the Plazac travel guide.

Plazac is situated in the Dordogne department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 30 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Plazac is 436 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include La-Roque-Saint-Christophe at 5 km and Grotte de Rouffignac at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Plazac, 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 Plazac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Plazac

Markets in and near Plazac

  • Montignac: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Les Eyzies: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (11km)
  • Thenon: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Le Bugue: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac: market Saturday (17km)
  • Le Lardin-Saint-Lazare: market Friday (18km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Sunday (18km)
  • Sarlat: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (21km)
  • Le Buisson-de-Cadouin: market Friday (23km)
  • Terrasson: market Thursday (23km)

More information about Plazac, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Plazac, France

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

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) (5km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (17km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (19km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (20km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (24km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (29km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (29km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (30km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (35km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (36km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (36km)
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (37km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (38km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (43km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (48km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (48km)

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)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Plazac

Canton: Montignac

Arrondissement: Sarlat-la-Canéda

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24580

Distance to Plazac

from Perigueux (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 436 km

from Calais: 661 km

from Nice: 517 km

from Bordeaux: 129 km

from Strasbourg: 645 km

Getting here

Plazac is in the south-west of France. 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 Plazac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Fanlac, Fleurac, Peyzac-le-Moustier, Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere and Sergeac.

This page in French: Visiter Plazac

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