Saint-Jean-de-Cole tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Jean-de-Cole: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Saint-Jean-de-Cole is a small but very pretty village with a nice church and beautiful riverside setting

Important note

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

Saint-Jean-de-Cole is situated in the Dordogne department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 28 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jean-de-Cole is 399 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Saint-Jean-de-Cole include "most beautiful village".

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Puyguilhem at 7 km and Brantome at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Jean-de-Cole, 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-Jean-de-Cole in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Jean-de-Cole

Markets in and near Saint-Jean-de-Cole

  • Thiviers: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (7km)
  • Thiviers: market Saturday (7km)
  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Brantome: market Friday (16km)
  • Excideuil: market Thursday (19km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Lisle: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Perigueux: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (28km)
  • Chalus: market Friday (29km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (30km)

More information about Saint-Jean-de-Cole, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Saint-Jean-de-Cole, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saint-Jean-de-Cole.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Nontron (18km)
  • Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche (30km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Perigord-Limousin (21km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (6km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (7km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (16km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (27km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (27km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (28km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (43km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre (Solignac) (50km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (61km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Hautefort (30km)
  • Jardin de Liliane (40km)
  • Jardins du château de Losse (49km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (49km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (33km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (40km)

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 (35km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Jean-de-Cole

Canton: Thiviers

Arrondissement: Nontron

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24800

Distance to Saint-Jean-de-Cole

from Perigueux (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 399 km

from Calais: 619 km

from Nice: 544 km

from Bordeaux: 128 km

from Strasbourg: 631 km

Getting here

Saint-Jean-de-Cole is in the south-west of France. 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-Jean-de-Cole from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Milhac-de-Nontron, Saint-Martin-de-Fressengeas, Saint-Pierre-de-Cole and Saint-Romain-et-Saint-Clement.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Jean-de-Cole