Saint-Germain-de-Belves tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Germain-de-Belves in Dordogne

Photo is of La Musée de la Rue du temps qui passe at 4 km from Saint-Germain-de-Belves

Visit Saint-Germain-de-Belves: highlights and tourist information

To Visit Attractions Book hotels, car hire, flights

Saint-Germain-de-Belves 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-Germain-de-Belves in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Musée de la Rue du temps qui passe at 4 km and Belves at 5 km.

Saint-Germain-de-Belves, France: places to visit and attractions

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

La Musée de la Rue du temps qui passe

La Musée de la Rue du temps qui passe

Museum at 4 km (direction north-east)

The musée de la rue du temps qui passe is an atmospheric step back...

See La Musée de la Rue du temps qui passe guide


Most Beautiful Village at 5 km (direction south-west)

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

See Belves guide


at 5 km (direction west-north-west)

Siorac-en-Perigord is a peaceful village close to the main sights of the Dordogne....

See Siorac-en-Perigord guide
Chateau des Milandes

Chateau des Milandes

Castle at 5 km (direction east-north-east)

The beautifully restored Chateau des Milandes, in Renaissance style, is best known for its...

See Chateau des Milandes guide
Saint Vincent de Cosse

Saint Vincent de Cosse

at 7 km (direction east-north-east)

Saint Vincent de Cosse is a charming village with some beautiful houses and rural...

See Saint Vincent de Cosse guide


at 7 km (direction east-north-east)

Saint-Cyprien village has a very picturesque historic centre and lovely views across the Dordogne...

See Saint-Cyprien guide
Chateau de Castelnaud

Chateau de Castelnaud

Castle at 8 km (direction east)

The extensive Chateau de Castelnaud and the associated Museum of Medieval Weapons are very...

See Chateau de Castelnaud guide


at 8 km (direction west)

Urval is a pretty village with an ancient communal bread oven and fortified church....

See Urval guide


Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction east)

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle is a very pretty village best known for the Chateau de castelnaud, the...

See Castelnaud-la-Chapelle guide


Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction east-north-east)

One of the most beautiful villages in France and also with stunning views and...

See Beynac guide
Chateau de Beynac

Chateau de Beynac

Castle at 9 km (direction east-north-east)

High on a clifftop and beautifully restored, the Chateau de Beynac is our favourite...

See Chateau de Beynac guide
Jardins de Marqueyssac

Jardins de Marqueyssac

Garden at 9 km (direction east)

The beautiful gardens of Marqueyssac are the most visited gardens in Aquitaine...

See Jardins de Marqueyssac guide
The Jardins de l\'Albarede

The Jardins de l'Albarede

Garden at 10 km (direction east)

The Jardins de l'Albarede is an attractive garden surrounded by wooded hills in the...

See The Jardins de l'Albarede guide
Vezere Valley

Vezere Valley

at 11 km (direction east)

The pretty valley of the Vézère is an important region for its well preserved...

See Vezere Valley guide

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

Arrange a visit to Saint-Germain-de-Belves

Book hotels, car hire and flights

Organise your visit using the options shown...

Hotels in Saint-Germain-de-Belves best prices

See Saint-Germain-de-Belves hotels

Reserve excursions

Map of places to visit near Saint-Germain-de-Belves


Markets in and near Saint-Germain-de-Belves

  • Belves: market Saturday (5km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Sunday (7km)
  • Le Buisson-de-Cadouin: market Friday (12km)
  • Domme: market Thursday (13km)
  • Les Eyzies: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Le Bugue: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Sarlat: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (16km)
  • Monpazier: market Thursday (18km)
  • Cazals: market Sunday (22km)
  • Sauveterre-la-Lemance: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (24km)

More information about Saint-Germain-de-Belves, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Saint-Germain-de-Belves, France

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

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)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (5km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (12km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (12km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (16km)
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (19km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (23km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (26km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (33km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (35km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (49km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (54km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (55km)

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)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (45km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Germain-de-Belves is in the south-west of France at 50 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Saint-Germain-de-Belves is 461 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Germain-de-Belves

Canton: Belvès

Arrondissement: Sarlat-la-Canéda

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24170

Distance to Saint-Germain-de-Belves

from Perigueux (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 461 km

from Calais: 686 km

from Nice: 510 km

from Bordeaux: 128 km

from Strasbourg: 661 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-Germain-de-Belves from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allas-les-Mines, Belves, Berbiguieres, Bezenac, Carves, Cladech, Grives, Marnac, Monplaisant, Mouzens, Sagelat, Saint-Amand-de-Belves, Saint-Pardoux-et-Vielvic, Saint-Vincent-de-Cosse, Siorac-en-Perigord and Veyrines-de-Domme.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Germain-de-Belves