Proissans tourism and travel guide

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Visit Proissans: highlights and tourist information

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Proissans is situated in the Dordogne department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 50 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Proissans is 444 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Sarlat at 6 km and Chateau de Puymartin at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Proissans, 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 Proissans 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 Proissans

Markets in and near Proissans

  • Sarlat: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (6km)
  • Domme: market Thursday (15km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Thursday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Saturday (16km)
  • Montignac: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Sunday (18km)
  • Souillac: market Friday (18km)
  • Les Eyzies: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Le Lardin-Saint-Lazare: market Friday (22km)
  • Terrasson: market Thursday (22km)

More information about Proissans, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Proissans, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Proissans.

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)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Causses du Quercy (53km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (6km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (15km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (16km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (16km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (18km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (25km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (26km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (38km)
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (40km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (7km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (14km)
  • Jardins du château de Losse (15km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (15km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (17km)
  • Jardin de Conty (21km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (22km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (26km)
  • Jardins de la Bourlie (27km)
  • Jardin de Planbuisson (29km)
  • Jardins du château de Hautefort (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte du Grand Roc (19km)
  • Gouffre de la Fage (28km)
  • Gouffre de Padirac (40km)
  • Gouffre des Vitarelles (45km)

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) (32km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Proissans

Canton: Sarlat-la-Canéda

Arrondissement: Sarlat-la-Canéda

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24200

Distance to Proissans

from Perigueux (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 444 km

from Calais: 670 km

from Nice: 498 km

from Bordeaux: 145 km

from Strasbourg: 640 km

Getting here

Proissans 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 Proissans from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Marcillac-Saint-Quentin, Prats-de-Carlux, Saint-Crepin-et-Carlucet, Saint-Vincent-le-Paluel, Sainte-Nathalene and Sarlat.

This page in French: Visiter Proissans