Salon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Salon: highlights and tourist information

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Salon is situated in the Dordogne department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 19 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Salon is 443 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Grotte de Rouffignac at 16 km and Le Bugue at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Salon, 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 Salon 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 Salon

Markets in and near Salon

  • Vergt: market Friday (4km)
  • Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac: market Saturday (13km)
  • Le Bugue: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Perigueux: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (19km)
  • Lalinde: market Thursday (21km)
  • Les Eyzies: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Le Buisson-de-Cadouin: market Friday (22km)
  • Saint-Astier: market Thursday (24km)
  • Thenon: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Sunday (27km)

More information about Salon, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Salon, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Salon.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (17km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (19km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (21km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (22km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (25km)
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (31km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (33km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (38km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (38km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (40km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (42km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (42km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (45km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de Planbuisson (22km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (25km)
  • Jardins de la Bourlie (27km)
  • Jardins du château de Losse (28km)
  • Jardin de Conty (32km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (38km)
  • Jardins du château de Hautefort (40km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (40km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (42km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (43km)
  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (44km)
  • Parc et potager de Pouthet (49km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte du Grand Roc (21km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Salon

Canton: Vergt

Arrondissement: Périgueux

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24380

Distance to Salon

from Perigueux (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 443 km

from Calais: 664 km

from Nice: 537 km

from Bordeaux: 108 km

from Strasbourg: 662 km

Getting here

Salon 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 Salon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Breuilh, Cendrieux, Lacropte, Saint-Amand-de-Vergt, Saint-Michel-de-Villadeix, Vergt and Veyrines-de-Vergt.

This page in French: Visiter Salon