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France This Way comment: Sorges is a village in the Dordogne renowned for its truffles and has an ecomuseum dedicated to the history and cultivation of truffles.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Sorges. For detailed visitor information see the Sorges travel guide.

Sorges is situated in the Dordogne department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 18 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Sorges is 410 kilometres from Paris).

Attractions in Sorges

The Jardin du Bouquet is a large park containing 50 different gardens of clipped box formed into different geometric patterns.: Le Bouquet

Popular places to visit nearby include Thiviers at 13 km and Saint-Jean-de-Cole at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sorges, 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 Sorges in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

 
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Map of places to visit near Sorges

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Markets in and near Sorges

  • Thiviers: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Thiviers: market Saturday (14km)
  • Excideuil: market Thursday (14km)
  • Perigueux: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (18km)
  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Brantome: market Friday (19km)
  • Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac: market Saturday (21km)
  • Thenon: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Lisle: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Tocane-Saint-Apre: market Monday & (30km)

More information about Sorges, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Sorges, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Nontron (30km)
  • Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche (35km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (13km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (16km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (19km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (19km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (20km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (37km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (40km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (42km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Hautefort (22km)
  • Jardins du château de Losse (37km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (39km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (46km)
  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

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 (44km)
 
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Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sorges

Canton: Savignac-les-Églises

Arrondissement: Périgueux

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24420

Distance to Sorges

from Perigueux (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 410 km

from Calais: 632 km

from Nice: 537 km

from Bordeaux: 125 km

from Strasbourg: 636 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ligueux, Mayac, Negrondes and Savignac-les-Eglises.

This page in French: Visiter Sorges

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