Thiviers tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: Thiviers is a very typical Dordogne market town, best known for the foie gras produced in the surrounding countryside

Thiviers 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 Thiviers. For detailed visitor information see the Thiviers travel guide.

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Jumilhac at 13 km and Sorges at 13 km.

Thiviers, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Saint-Jean-de-Cole

Saint-Jean-de-Cole

Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Jean-de-Cole guide
Chateau de Jumilhac

Chateau de Jumilhac

Castle at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateau de Jumilhac guide
Sorges

Sorges

at 13 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Sorges guide
Le Bouquet

Le Bouquet

at 13 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Le Bouquet guide
 
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Excideuil

Excideuil

at 14 km (direction south-east)

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

See Excideuil guide
Chateau de Puyguilhem

Chateau de Puyguilhem

Castle at 14 km (direction west)

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

See Chateau de Puyguilhem guide
Tourtoirac

Tourtoirac

at 20 km (direction south-east)

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

See Tourtoirac guide
Brantome

Brantome

at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Brantome Abbey

Brantome Abbey

Abbey at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Brantome Abbey guide
Nontron

Nontron

at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

Nontron is a quiet town within the Perigord-Limousin Regional Natural Park to the north...

See Nontron guide
Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche

Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche

at 24 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche is a small town with a collegiale church and a small historic centre...

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Chateau de Hautefort

Chateau de Hautefort

Castle at 25 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateau de Hautefort guide
Chalus

Chalus

at 26 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Vienne department

Châlus is a small market town with two ruined castles in the Monts du...

See Chalus guide
Bourdeilles

Bourdeilles

at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Bourdeilles guide

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Markets in and near Thiviers

Market days in Thiviers: seasonal market: Tuesday; weekly market: Saturday;

  • Thiviers: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (0km)
  • Thiviers: market Saturday (0km)
  • Excideuil: market Thursday (14km)
  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Brantome: market Friday (23km)
  • Chalus: market Friday (26km)
  • Piegut-Pluviers: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Perigueux: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (31km)
  • Thenon: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Lisle: market Tuesday (34km)

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Tourist attractions near Thiviers, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Limousin (52km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Nontron (24km)
  • Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche (24km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (1km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (13km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (23km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (31km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (32km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (32km)
  • Abbatial church de Saint Pierre (Solignac) (46km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (33km)
  • Grotte de Montgaudier (45km)

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 (31km)
 
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Geography and distances

Thiviers is in the south-west of France at 31 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Thiviers is 397 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Thiviers

Canton: Thiviers

Arrondissement: Nontron

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24800

Distance to Thiviers

from Perigueux (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 397 km

from Calais: 618 km

from Nice: 537 km

from Bordeaux: 135 km

from Strasbourg: 625 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 Thiviers from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Corgnac-sur-l'Isle, Eyzerac, Nantheuil, Nanthiat and Saint-Romain-et-Saint-Clement.

This page in French: Visiter Thiviers