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Sainte-Marie-de-Chignac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Perigueux cathedral at 10 km from Sainte-Marie-de-Chignac

Visit Sainte-Marie-de-Chignac: highlights and tourist information

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Sainte-Marie-de-Chignac is situated in the Dordogne department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Perigueux cathedral at 10 km and Perigueux at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sainte-Marie-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 Sainte-Marie-de-Chignac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Perigueux cathedral

Perigueux cathedral

Cathedral at 10 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Perigueux cathedral guide


at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Perigueux guide
Grotte de Rouffignac

Grotte de Rouffignac

Cave at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Grotte de Rouffignac guide


at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

The village of Plazac is very small but well...

See Plazac guide
Le Bouquet

Le Bouquet

at 20 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Le Bouquet guide


at 20 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Sorges guide


at 24 km (direction west)

Saint Astier is a small town in the Dordogne with an attractive...

See Saint-Astier guide


at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

The small village of Tourtoirac has a church and...

See Tourtoirac guide


Cave at 24 km (direction south-east)

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

See Laugerie-Basse guide
The Grotte du Grand Roc

The Grotte du Grand Roc

Cave at 24 km (direction south-east)

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

See The Grotte du Grand Roc guide


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

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

See La-Roque-Saint-Christophe guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere guide
Le Bugue

Le Bugue

at 25 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Le Bugue guide
Chartreuse du Colombier

Chartreuse du Colombier

Garden at 25 km (direction south)

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

See Chartreuse du Colombier guide

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

Map of places to visit near Sainte-Marie-de-Chignac


Markets in and near Sainte-Marie-de-Chignac

  • Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac: market Saturday (2km)
  • Perigueux: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (10km)
  • Vergt: market Friday (14km)
  • Thenon: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Saint-Astier: market Thursday (24km)
  • Le Bugue: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Les Eyzies: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Montignac: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Lisle: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Excideuil: market Thursday (29km)

More information about Sainte-Marie-de-Chignac, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Sainte-Marie-de-Chignac, France

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

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 Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (11km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (15km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (24km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (28km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (29km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (30km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (32km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (33km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (34km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (41km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (41km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (42km)
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (43km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (47km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Sainte-Marie-de-Chignac is in the south-west of France at 11 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Sainte-Marie-de-Chignac is 430 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sainte-Marie-de-Chignac

Canton: Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac

Arrondissement: Périgueux

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24330

Distance to Sainte-Marie-de-Chignac

from Perigueux (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 430 km

from Calais: 651 km

from Nice: 535 km

from Bordeaux: 115 km

from Strasbourg: 651 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 Sainte-Marie-de-Chignac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boulazac, Eyliac, Marsaneix, Saint-Crepin-d'Auberoche, Saint-Laurent-sur-Manoire and Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac.

This page in French: Visiter Sainte-Marie-de-Chignac

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