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Pontours tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Molieres at 6 km from Pontours

Visit Pontours: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Molieres at 6 km and Tremolat at 7 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Pontours, 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 Pontours in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 6 km (direction east-south-east)

Molieres is small but perhaps the best example of...

See Molieres guide


at 7 km (direction east-north-east)

Trémolat is a very small but attractive village, close to...

See Tremolat guide
Chateau de Lanquais

Chateau de Lanquais

Castle at 7 km (direction west-south-west)

The Chateau de Lanquais - sometimes called the Louvre of the...

See Chateau de Lanquais guide


at 7 km (direction south)

The traditional bastide town of Beaumont-du-Perigord is an interesting...

See Beaumont-du-Perigord guide


at 8 km (direction south-east)

Saint-Avit-Senieur is dominated by the substantial abbey ruins in the...

See Saint-Avit-Senieur guide
Cadouin abbey

Cadouin abbey

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

Cadouin abbey was built in the 12th century in the roman...

See Cadouin abbey guide


at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

Cadouin is a small village best known for its medieval...

See Cadouin guide
Cadouin abbey cloisters

Cadouin abbey cloisters

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

The cloister attached to the abbey at Cadouin were...

See Cadouin abbey cloisters guide
Chartreuse du Colombier

Chartreuse du Colombier

Garden at 11 km (direction north-east)

The Chartreuse du Colombier is a charming traditional stone house with a...

See Chartreuse du Colombier guide


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

Limeuil is classified as one of the most beautiful villages in...

See Limeuil guide


at 13 km (direction south-east)

The pretty little village of Montferrand-du-Perigord is in a particularly scenic area...

See Montferrand-du-Perigord guide
Le Bugue

Le Bugue

at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

The town of Le Bugue, on the Dordogne river...

See Le Bugue guide


at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

The historic small town of Issigeac has many lovely old...

See Issigeac guide


at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

Campagne is a pretty village with a splendid castle in the centre...

See Campagne guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pontours


Markets in and near Pontours

  • Lalinde: market Thursday (3km)
  • Le Buisson-de-Cadouin: market Friday (12km)
  • Le Bugue: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Issigeac: market Sunday (17km)
  • Monpazier: market Thursday (20km)
  • Belves: market Saturday (20km)
  • Vergt: market Friday (21km)
  • Bergerac: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (22km)
  • Villereal: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Villereal: market Saturday (22km)

More information about Pontours, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Pontours, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (7km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (11km)
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (12km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (15km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (32km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (35km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (36km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (39km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (42km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (42km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de Planbuisson (12km)
  • Jardins de la Bourlie (15km)
  • Jardin de Conty (23km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (32km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (32km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (33km)
  • Parc et potager de Pouthet (34km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (36km)
  • Jardins du château de Losse (36km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (41km)
  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (47km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Pontours is in the south-west of France at 39 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Pontours is 463 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pontours

Canton: Buisson-de-Cadouin

Arrondissement: Bergerac

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24150

Distance to Pontours

from Perigueux (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 463 km

from Calais: 684 km

from Nice: 533 km

from Bordeaux: 106 km

from Strasbourg: 676 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 Pontours from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Badefols-sur-Dordogne, Baneuil, Bayac, Bourniquel, Cales, Couze-et-Saint-Front, Lalinde, Mauzac-et-Grand-Castang, Molieres and Tremolat.

This page in French: Visiter Pontours

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