Sorges tourism and travel guide

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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.

Sorges is situated in the Dordogne department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

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.

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Sorges in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Thiviers at 13 km and Saint-Jean-de-Cole at 13 km.

Sorges, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Le Bouquet

Le Bouquet

less than one km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Le Bouquet guide
Thiviers

Thiviers

at 13 km (direction north-north-east)

Thiviers is a very typical Dordogne market town, best known for the...

See Thiviers guide
Saint-Jean-de-Cole

Saint-Jean-de-Cole

Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction north-north-west)

Saint-Jean-de-Cole is a small but very pretty village with a nice church...

See Saint-Jean-de-Cole guide
Excideuil

Excideuil

at 14 km (direction east)

The town of Excideuil in the northern Dordogne has a lively market...

See Excideuil guide
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Tourtoirac

Tourtoirac

at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Tourtoirac guide
Chateau de Puyguilhem

Chateau de Puyguilhem

Castle at 17 km (direction north-west)

Extensive renovation work at the Chateau de Puyguilhem has brought a new...

See Chateau de Puyguilhem guide
Perigueux

Perigueux

at 17 km (direction south-west)

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

See Perigueux guide
Perigueux cathedral

Perigueux cathedral

Cathedral at 18 km (direction south-west)

The cathedral in Perigueux combines roman and byzantine elements to create a...

See Perigueux cathedral guide
Brantome

Brantome

at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

In an idyllic setting on the Isle River and with an imposing...

See Brantome guide
Brantome Abbey

Brantome Abbey

Abbey at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

Brantome Abbey is an impressive abbey with troglodyte caves in the beautiful...

See Brantome Abbey guide
Chateau de Hautefort

Chateau de Hautefort

Castle at 22 km (direction east)

At Chateau de Hautefort you can see a vey imposing castle and...

See Chateau de Hautefort guide
Bourdeilles

Bourdeilles

at 22 km (direction west)

Close to Brantome, the Chateau de Bourdeilles is quite modest compared with...

See Bourdeilles guide
Chateau de Bourdeilles

Chateau de Bourdeilles

Castle at 22 km (direction west)

The Chateau de Bourdeilles consists of a medieval defensive castle and a...

See Chateau de Bourdeilles guide
Chateau de Jumilhac

Chateau de Jumilhac

Castle at 25 km (direction north-east)

The Chateau de Jumilhac is in the northern Dordogn, within the Perigord-Limousin...

See Chateau de Jumilhac guide

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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

Sorges is in the south-west of France at 18 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Sorges is 410 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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