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Proissans tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Jardins du manoir d'Eyrignac at 5 km from Proissans

Visit Proissans: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Jardins du manoir d'Eyrignac at 5 km and Sarlat at 6 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!

Jardins du manoir d'Eyrignac

Jardins du manoir d'Eyrignac

Garden at 5 km (direction east)

The Gardens of the Manoir d'Eyrignac are a remarkable garden with...

See Jardins du manoir d'Eyrignac guide


at 6 km (direction south-west)

Sarlat is the historic capital of the region, and perhaps the most...

See Sarlat guide


at 7 km (direction south-west)

Saint-Geniès is a traditional Dordogne village around a small castle and...

See Saint-Geniès guide


at 7 km (direction east-north-east)

The small town of Salignac-Eyvigues in the Dordogne has several...

See Salignac-Eyvigues guide
Chateau de Puymartin

Chateau de Puymartin

Castle at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

The views, the furnishings and the legend of a resident...

See Chateau de Puymartin guide


at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

Carlux is a pretty village with the ruins of a castle in...

See Carlux guide
Les Jardins de Cadiot

Les Jardins de Cadiot

Garden at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

The Jardins de Cadiot is a pretty garden in the Dordogne Valley...

See Les Jardins de Cadiot guide
Cabanes du Breuil

Cabanes du Breuil

at 10 km (direction west)

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

See Cabanes du Breuil guide
Les Jardins d'eau

Les Jardins d'eau

Garden at 10 km (direction south-south-east)

The Jardins d'eau in Carsac-Aillac is a stunning water garden with a...

See Les Jardins d'eau guide


at 10 km (direction south-south-east)

Carsac-Aillac is home to the Jardins d'eau de Carsac...

See Carsac-Aillac guide
Chateau de Montfort

Chateau de Montfort

Castle at 11 km (direction south)

Close to Sarlat, the Chateau de Montfort is an imposing...

See Chateau de Montfort guide
Vitrac and Vitrac Port

Vitrac and Vitrac Port

at 11 km (direction south-south-west)

Vitrac is a quiet village next to Vitrac Port which has a...

See Vitrac and Vitrac Port guide
Chateau de Commarque

Chateau de Commarque

Castle at 12 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de Commarque guide
Chateau de Fenelon

Chateau de Fenelon

Castle at 13 km (direction south-east)

The chateau de Fenelon is half medieval and half...

See Chateau de Fenelon guide

... 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

What to do at Proissans? 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

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

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) (32km)

Geography and distances

Proissans is in the south-west of France at 50 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Proissans is 444 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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