Saint-Cernin-de-l'Herm tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Villefranche-du-Perigord at 3 km from Saint-Cernin-de-l'Herm

Visit Saint-Cernin-de-l'Herm: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Cernin-de-l'Herm is situated in the Dordogne department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Saint-Cernin-de-l'Herm in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Villefranche-du-Perigord at 3 km and Prats-du-Perigord at 6 km.

Saint-Cernin-de-l'Herm, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 3 km (direction east-south-east)

Surrounded by the forests that produce the famous local chestnuts, Villefranche-du-Perigord is a small...

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at 6 km (direction north-north-east)

Prats-du-Perigord is a small village with an impressive fortified church in the south-east of...

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Chateau de Bonaguil

Chateau de Bonaguil

Castle at 12 km (direction south-south-west), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

The medieval Chateau de Bonaguil, in a lovely woodland setting, is one of our...

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Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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at 13 km (direction east), in the Lot department

Marminiac is a small village with a church, traditional market hall and a tower...

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at 13 km (direction north-east)

Saint-Pompon, France is a small village to the south of the Dordogne department with...

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at 13 km (direction west)

Biron is a picturesque village with an ancient church and an imposing castle, and...

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Chateau de Biron

Chateau de Biron

Castle at 13 km (direction west)

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

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Chateau de Gavaudun

Chateau de Gavaudun

Castle at 15 km (direction west-south-west), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

Chateau de Gavaudun, a ruined medieval castle, sits high on a rock in the...

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Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction north-north-west)

Belves is one of the liveliest and most attractive small towns in the Dordogne...

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at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

Daglan is a small village in the south of the Dordogne department on the...

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Chateau de Fumel

Chateau de Fumel

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

The Chateau de Fumel is not open to the public but a walk through...

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at 17 km (direction south-east), in the Lot department

Puy-l'Eveque is one of the most picturesque, and most visited, of the villages along...

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at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

The pretty little village of Montferrand-du-Perigord is in a particularly scenic area and has...

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Markets in and near Saint-Cernin-de-l'Herm

  • Sauveterre-la-Lemance: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (6km)
  • Monpazier: market Thursday (12km)
  • Cazals: market Sunday (15km)
  • Belves: market Saturday (15km)
  • Puy-l'Eveque: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Monsempron-Libos: market Thursday (19km)
  • Prayssac: market Friday (20km)
  • Domme: market Thursday (23km)
  • Villereal: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Villereal: market Saturday (23km)

More information about Saint-Cernin-de-l'Herm, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Saint-Cernin-de-l'Herm, France

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

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 Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (15km)
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (20km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (22km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (31km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (31km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (33km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (34km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lacour) (39km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Frespech) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (41km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Livrade (Sainte-Livrade-sur-Lot) (45km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (45km)

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-Cernin-de-l'Herm is in the south-west of France at 65 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Saint-Cernin-de-l'Herm is 479 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Cernin-de-l'Herm

Canton: Villefranche-du-Périgord

Arrondissement: Sarlat-la-Canéda

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24550

Distance to Saint-Cernin-de-l'Herm

from Perigueux (prefecture): 65 km

from Paris: 479 km

from Calais: 704 km

from Nice: 508 km

from Bordeaux: 129 km

from Strasbourg: 674 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-Cernin-de-l'Herm from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Besse, Blanquefort-sur-Briolance, Lavaur, Loubejac, Mazeyrolles, Prats-du-Perigord, Sauveterre-la-Lemance and Villefranche-du-Perigord.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Cernin-de-l'Herm