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Saint-Mesmin tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Hautefort at 11 km from Saint-Mesmin

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Visit Saint-Mesmin: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Mesmin is situated in the Dordogne department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 42 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Saint-Mesmin is 399 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Hautefort at 11 km and Segur-le-Chateau at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Mesmin, 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-Mesmin 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-Mesmin

Markets in and near Saint-Mesmin

  • Excideuil: market Thursday (12km)
  • Objat: market Sunday (19km)
  • Thiviers: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Thiviers: market Saturday (23km)
  • Allassac: market Wednesday & Friday (24km)
  • Le Lardin-Saint-Lazare: market Friday (25km)
  • Thenon: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Terrasson: market Thursday (26km)
  • Montignac: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Brive-la-Gaillarde: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Saturday all day (33km)

More information about Saint-Mesmin, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Saint-Mesmin, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche (18km)
  • Nontron (47km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (23km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (32km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (39km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (43km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (44km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre (Solignac) (45km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (45km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gouffre de la Fage (37km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (48km)

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 (33km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Mesmin

Canton: Excideuil

Arrondissement: Périgueux

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24270

Distance to Saint-Mesmin

from Perigueux (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 399 km

from Calais: 624 km

from Nice: 514 km

from Bordeaux: 151 km

from Strasbourg: 613 km

Getting here

Saint-Mesmin 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-Mesmin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Genis, Lanouaille, Payzac, Salagnac and Savignac-Ledrier.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Mesmin

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