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Puyrenier tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Varaignes at 14 km from Puyrenier

Visit Puyrenier: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Varaignes at 14 km and Villebois-Lavalette at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Puyrenier, 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 Puyrenier in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Varaignes

Varaignes

at 14 km (direction north-north-east)

Varaignes is a pretty village with a castle at its centre....

See Varaignes guide
Villebois-Lavalette

Villebois-Lavalette

at 15 km (direction west), in the Charente department

The village of Villebois-Lavalette is pleasant to explore, and also...

See Villebois-Lavalette guide
Marthon

Marthon

at 15 km (direction north-north-west), in the Charente department

In Marthon there is no single monument that dominates,...

See Marthon guide
Nontron

Nontron

at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

Nontron is a quiet town within the Perigord-Limousin Regional Natural Park...

See Nontron guide
 
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Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 18 km (direction west), in the Charente department

The Chateau de la Mercerie is a manor house with...

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide
Brantome

Brantome

at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

In an idyllic setting on the Isle River and...

See Brantome guide
Brantome Abbey

Brantome Abbey

Abbey at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

Brantome Abbey is an impressive abbey with troglodyte caves in...

See Brantome Abbey guide
Chateau de Bourdeilles

Chateau de Bourdeilles

Castle at 19 km (direction south-east)

The Chateau de Bourdeilles consists of a medieval defensive castle...

See Chateau de Bourdeilles guide
Bourdeilles

Bourdeilles

at 19 km (direction south-east)

Close to Brantome, the Chateau de Bourdeilles is quite modest compared...

See Bourdeilles guide
Chateau de Puyguilhem

Chateau de Puyguilhem

Castle at 22 km (direction east)

Extensive renovation work at the Chateau de Puyguilhem has...

See Chateau de Puyguilhem guide
Torsac

Torsac

at 22 km (direction west-north-west), in the Charente department

Torsac is one of several small but interesting villages...

See Torsac guide
Charmant

Charmant

at 23 km (direction west), in the Charente department

Charmant is another pleasant Charente town, with a small castle...

See Charmant guide
Riberac

Riberac

at 28 km (direction south-south-west)

Riberac, a quiet and traditional town, is well known for the large...

See Riberac guide
Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 29 km (direction west-north-west), in the Charente department

The 12th century church in roman style is the...

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide

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

Map of places to visit near Puyrenier

 
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Markets in and near Puyrenier

  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (4km)
  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Brantome: market Friday (19km)
  • Lisle: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Tocane-Saint-Apre: market Monday & (25km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (27km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (30km)
  • La Rochefoucauld: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (32km)

More information about Puyrenier, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Puyrenier, France

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

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

  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (19km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (27km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (28km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (28km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (32km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (33km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (35km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (36km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (37km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (21km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

 
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Geography and distances

Puyrenier is in the south-west of France at 38 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Puyrenier is 401 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Puyrenier

Canton: Mareuil

Arrondissement: Nontron

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24340

Distance to Puyrenier

from Perigueux (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 401 km

from Calais: 617 km

from Nice: 573 km

from Bordeaux: 109 km

from Strasbourg: 650 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 Puyrenier from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaussac, Combiers, Connezac, Les Graulges, Mareuil, Rudeau-Ladosse, Saint-Sulpice-de-Mareuil, Sainte-Croix-de-Mareuil and Vieux-Mareuil.

This page in French: Visiter Puyrenier

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