Saint-Jory-de-Chalais tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Thiviers at 9 km from Saint-Jory-de-Chalais

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Saint-Jory-de-Chalais 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-Jory-de-Chalais in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Thiviers at 9 km and Saint-Jean-de-Cole at 10 km.

Saint-Jory-de-Chalais, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 9 km (direction south-south-east)

Thiviers is a very typical Dordogne market town, best known for the foie gras...

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Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction south-west)

Saint-Jean-de-Cole is a small but very pretty village with a nice church and beautiful...

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Chateau de Jumilhac

Chateau de Jumilhac

Castle at 13 km (direction east)

The Chateau de Jumilhac is in the northern Dordogn, within the Perigord-Limousin Regional Natural...

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Chateau de Puyguilhem

Chateau de Puyguilhem

Castle at 14 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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at 19 km (direction west)

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

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at 19 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Châlus is a small market town with two ruined castles in the Monts du...

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at 21 km (direction south)

Sorges is a village in the Dordogne renowned for its truffles and has an...

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Le Bouquet

Le Bouquet

at 21 km (direction south)

The Jardin du Bouquet is a large park containing 50 different gardens of clipped...

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at 21 km (direction south-east)

The town of Excideuil in the northern Dordogne has a lively market every Thursday...

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at 24 km (direction east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche is a small town with a collegiale church and a small historic centre...

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at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

In an idyllic setting on the Isle River and with an imposing abbey, Brantome...

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Brantome Abbey

Brantome Abbey

Abbey at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

Javerlhac-et-la-Chapelle-Saint-Robert is a charming village with a church and castle and a lovely riverside...

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at 28 km (direction south-east)

The small village of Tourtoirac has a church and river walk as well as...

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Markets in and near Saint-Jory-de-Chalais

  • Thiviers: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (9km)
  • Thiviers: market Saturday (9km)
  • Chalus: market Friday (19km)
  • Excideuil: market Thursday (22km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Brantome: market Friday (24km)
  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (35km)
  • Lisle: market Tuesday (37km)
  • Perigueux: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (38km)

More information about Saint-Jory-de-Chalais, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Saint-Jory-de-Chalais, France

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


  • Aquarium du Limousin (46km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Nontron (19km)
  • Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche (24km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (9km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (14km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (24km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (37km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (37km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (38km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre (Solignac) (41km)
  • Abbaye de Saint-Amand (Saint-Junien) (43km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de Liliane (31km)
  • Jardins du château de Hautefort (33km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (24km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (38km)
  • Site Corot (45km)

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 (26km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Jory-de-Chalais is in the south-west of France at 37 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jory-de-Chalais is 389 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Jory-de-Chalais

Canton: Jumilhac-le-Grand

Arrondissement: Nontron

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24800

Distance to Saint-Jory-de-Chalais

from Perigueux (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 389 km

from Calais: 610 km

from Nice: 542 km

from Bordeaux: 137 km

from Strasbourg: 622 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-Jory-de-Chalais from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chaleix.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Jory-de-Chalais