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Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Grotte de Rouffignac at 12 km from Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac

Visit Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac is situated in the Dordogne department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Grotte de Rouffignac at 12 km and Perigueux cathedral at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac, 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-Pierre-de-Chignac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Grotte de Rouffignac

Grotte de Rouffignac

Cave at 12 km (direction east-south-east)

The Grotte de Rouffignac contains engravings and drawings of more than 100...

See Grotte de Rouffignac guide
Perigueux cathedral

Perigueux cathedral

Cathedral at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

The cathedral in Perigueux combines roman and byzantine elements...

See Perigueux cathedral guide


at 13 km (direction west-north-west)

One of our favourite towns in the Dordogne, Perigueux has...

See Perigueux guide


at 17 km (direction east-south-east)

The village of Plazac is very small but well worth exploring, and...

See Plazac guide
Le Bouquet

Le Bouquet

at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Le Bouquet guide


at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

Sorges is a village in the Dordogne renowned for its...

See Sorges guide


Cave at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

The prehistoric dwellings built in the cliffs at La Roque-Saint-Christophe are one...

See La-Roque-Saint-Christophe guide


Cave at 22 km (direction south-east)

Laugerie Basse is a prehistoric shelter in the Vezere Valley in the...

See Laugerie-Basse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

In the heart of the UNESCO listed Vézère Valley, the village...

See Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere guide
The Grotte du Grand Roc

The Grotte du Grand Roc

Cave at 22 km (direction south-east)

The Grotte du Grand Roc is a beautiful natural cave...

See The Grotte du Grand Roc guide


at 23 km (direction north-east)

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

See Tourtoirac guide
Le Bugue

Le Bugue

at 23 km (direction south-south-east)

The town of Le Bugue, on the Dordogne river banks, is...

See Le Bugue guide
Chateau de Losse

Chateau de Losse

Castle at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

Close to Montignac, the Chateau de Losse is an interesting castle that...

See Chateau de Losse guide
Chartreuse du Colombier

Chartreuse du Colombier

Garden at 24 km (direction south)

The Chartreuse du Colombier is a charming traditional stone...

See Chartreuse du Colombier guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac


Markets in and near Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac

Market days in Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac: market Saturday (0km)
  • Perigueux: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (13km)
  • Vergt: market Friday (15km)
  • Thenon: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Le Bugue: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Les Eyzies: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Montignac: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Saint-Astier: market Thursday (26km)
  • Excideuil: market Thursday (28km)
  • Le Lardin-Saint-Lazare: market Friday (29km)

More information about Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac, France

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

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 (51km)
  • Gourdon (53km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (13km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (18km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (22km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (27km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (28km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (31km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (32km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (33km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (34km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (38km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (40km)
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (42km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (43km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (45km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac is in the south-west of France at 13 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac is 430 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac

Canton: Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac

Arrondissement: Périgueux

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24330

Distance to Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac

from Perigueux (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 430 km

from Calais: 652 km

from Nice: 533 km

from Bordeaux: 117 km

from Strasbourg: 650 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-Pierre-de-Chignac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Eyliac, Marsaneix, Milhac-d'Auberoche, Saint-Crepin-d'Auberoche, Saint-Geyrac, Saint-Laurent-sur-Manoire and Sainte-Marie-de-Chignac.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac

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