Thenon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Thenon: highlights and tourist information

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Thenon is situated in the Dordogne department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 28 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Thenon is 424 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Montignac at 11 km and Plazac at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Thenon, 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 Thenon 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 Thenon

Markets in and near Thenon

Market days in Thenon: weekly market: Tuesday;

  • Thenon: market Tuesday (0km)
  • Montignac: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Le Lardin-Saint-Lazare: market Friday (12km)
  • Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac: market Saturday (17km)
  • Terrasson: market Thursday (18km)
  • Excideuil: market Thursday (22km)
  • Les Eyzies: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Le Bugue: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Perigueux: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (28km)
  • Objat: market Sunday (30km)

More information about Thenon, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Thenon, France

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

Grand sites of France

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 de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (15km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (17km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (28km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (30km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (30km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (31km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (32km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (32km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (35km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (40km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (40km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (41km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (41km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (42km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (43km)
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Losse (13km)
  • Jardins du château de Hautefort (15km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (19km)
  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (27km)
  • Jardin de Planbuisson (35km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (36km)
  • Jardin de Conty (37km)
  • Jardins de la Bourlie (38km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (39km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte du Grand Roc (23km)
  • Gouffre de la Fage (36km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (57km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Thenon

Canton: Thenon

Arrondissement: Périgueux

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24210

Distance to Thenon

from Perigueux (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 424 km

from Calais: 648 km

from Nice: 518 km

from Bordeaux: 134 km

from Strasbourg: 636 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ajat, Auriac-du-Perigord, Azerat and Bars.

This page in French: Visiter Thenon