Thiviers tourism and travel guide

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Visit Thiviers: highlights and tourist information

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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

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.

Thiviers is situated in the Dordogne department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 31 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Thiviers is 397 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Jumilhac at 13 km and Le Bouquet at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Thiviers, 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 Thiviers 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 Thiviers

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)

More information about Thiviers, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Thiviers, France

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


  • 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

  • Jardins du château de Hautefort (25km)
  • Jardin de Liliane (39km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (44km)
  • Jardins du château de Losse (47km)

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)

Geography and distances

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

Thiviers 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 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