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Saint-Avit-Senieur tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: Saint-Avit-Senieur is dominated by the substantial abbey ruins in the centre of the village

Saint-Avit-Senieur is situated in the Dordogne department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Saint-Avit-Senieur. For detailed visitor information see the Saint-Avit-Senieur travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Molieres at 4 km and Montferrand-du-Perigord at 5 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Avit-Senieur, 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 Saint-Avit-Senieur in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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



at 4 km (direction west)

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

See Beaumont-du-Perigord guide


at 4 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Molieres guide


at 5 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Montferrand-du-Perigord guide


at 6 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cadouin guide
Cadouin abbey cloisters

Cadouin abbey cloisters

Abbey at 6 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cadouin abbey cloisters guide
Cadouin abbey

Cadouin abbey

Abbey at 6 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cadouin abbey guide


at 11 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 12 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateau de Lanquais guide


Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction south-east)

Monpazier is an exceptional 13th century bastide town, among the most...

See Monpazier guide


Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction north-east)

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

See Limeuil guide
Chartreuse du Colombier

Chartreuse du Colombier

Garden at 15 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chartreuse du Colombier guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction east)

Belves is one of the liveliest and most attractive small...

See Belves guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction south-south-west), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

Villereal is one of our favourite medieval bastide towns, with an...

See Villereal guide
Chateau de Biron

Chateau de Biron

Castle at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

The Chateau de Biron is a perfect way to discover the history...

See Chateau de Biron guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Avit-Senieur


Markets in and near Saint-Avit-Senieur

  • Lalinde: market Thursday (9km)
  • Le Buisson-de-Cadouin: market Friday (11km)
  • Monpazier: market Thursday (12km)
  • Belves: market Saturday (15km)
  • Villereal: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Villereal: market Saturday (16km)
  • Issigeac: market Sunday (17km)
  • Le Bugue: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Sunday (21km)
  • Castillonnes: market Friday - seasonal market only (22km)

More information about Saint-Avit-Senieur, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Saint-Avit-Senieur, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (4km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (11km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (15km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (15km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (16km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (34km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (34km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (45km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Livrade (Sainte-Livrade-sur-Lot) (46km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (46km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

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

Saint-Avit-Senieur is in the south-west of France at 46 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Saint-Avit-Senieur is 468 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Avit-Senieur

Canton: Beaumont-du-Périgord

Arrondissement: Bergerac

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24440

Distance to Saint-Avit-Senieur

from Perigueux (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 468 km

from Calais: 691 km

from Nice: 528 km

from Bordeaux: 110 km

from Strasbourg: 677 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 Saint-Avit-Senieur from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaumont-du-Perigord, Bourniquel, Labouquerie, Molieres, Montferrand-du-Perigord, Nojals-et-Clotte, Saint-Avit-Riviere and Sainte-Croix.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Avit-Senieur

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