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Quinsac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Quinsac in Dordogne

Photo is of Chateau de Puyguilhem at 3 km from Quinsac

Visit Quinsac: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Puyguilhem at 3 km and Brantome at 8 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Quinsac, 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 Quinsac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Chateau de Puyguilhem

Chateau de Puyguilhem

Castle at 3 km (direction east)

Extensive renovation work at the Chateau de Puyguilhem has brought a new...

See Chateau de Puyguilhem guide


at 8 km (direction south-west)

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

See Brantome guide
Brantome Abbey

Brantome Abbey

Abbey at 8 km (direction south-west)

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

See Brantome Abbey guide


Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction east)

Saint-Jean-de-Cole is a small but very pretty village with...

See Saint-Jean-de-Cole guide


at 12 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Nontron guide


at 15 km (direction south-west)

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

See Bourdeilles guide
Chateau de Bourdeilles

Chateau de Bourdeilles

Castle at 15 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateau de Bourdeilles guide


at 17 km (direction east)

Thiviers is a very typical Dordogne market town, best...

See Thiviers guide
Le Bouquet

Le Bouquet

at 19 km (direction south-east)

The Jardin du Bouquet is a large park containing...

See Le Bouquet guide


at 19 km (direction south-east)

Sorges is a village in the Dordogne renowned for...

See Sorges guide


at 23 km (direction north-west)

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

See Varaignes guide


at 26 km (direction south)

One of our favourite towns in the Dordogne, Perigueux has an...

See Perigueux guide
Perigueux cathedral

Perigueux cathedral

Cathedral at 27 km (direction south)

The cathedral in Perigueux combines roman and byzantine elements to...

See Perigueux cathedral guide
Chateau de Jumilhac

Chateau de Jumilhac

Castle at 29 km (direction east)

The Chateau de Jumilhac is in the northern Dordogn,...

See Chateau de Jumilhac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Quinsac


Markets in and near Quinsac

  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (8km)
  • Brantome: market Friday (8km)
  • Thiviers: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Thiviers: market Saturday (17km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Lisle: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Tocane-Saint-Apre: market Monday & (26km)
  • Perigueux: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (27km)
  • Excideuil: market Thursday (29km)

More information about Quinsac, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Quinsac, France

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


  • Aquarium du Limousin (62km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Nontron (12km)
  • Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche (40km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (4km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (8km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (17km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (25km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (25km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (27km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (46km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (54km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre (Solignac) (57km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (32km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (34km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Hilaire-les-Places (43km)

Geography and distances

Quinsac is in the south-west of France at 27 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Quinsac is 401 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Quinsac

Canton: Champagnac-de-Belair

Arrondissement: Nontron

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24530

Distance to Quinsac

from Perigueux (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 401 km

from Calais: 620 km

from Nice: 554 km

from Bordeaux: 120 km

from Strasbourg: 639 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 Quinsac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cantillac, Champagnac-de-Belair, Condat-sur-Trincou, La Chapelle-Montmoreau, Milhac-de-Nontron, Saint-Front-la-Riviere, Saint-Front-sur-Nizonne, Saint-Pancrace and Villars.

This page in French: Visiter Quinsac

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