Thonac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Thonac: highlights and tourist information

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Thonac is situated in the Dordogne department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 36 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Thonac is 436 kilometres from Paris).

Attractions in Thonac

Close to Montignac, the Chateau de Losse is an interesting castle that also has very pretty gardens: Chateau de Losse

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Losse at 1 km and Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere at 3 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Thonac, 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 Thonac 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 Thonac

Markets in and near Thonac

  • Montignac: market Wednesday & Saturday (6km)
  • Les Eyzies: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Thenon: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Le Lardin-Saint-Lazare: market Friday (15km)
  • Sarlat: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (17km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Sunday (18km)
  • Terrasson: market Thursday (19km)
  • Le Bugue: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac: market Saturday (23km)
  • Le Buisson-de-Cadouin: market Friday (25km)

More information about Thonac, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Thonac, France

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

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) (3km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (11km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (17km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (21km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (24km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (28km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (29km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (31km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (32km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (36km)
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (39km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (41km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (42km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (46km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (53km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Losse (1km)
  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (17km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (18km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (22km)
  • Jardin de Conty (25km)
  • Jardin de Planbuisson (26km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (26km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (26km)
  • Jardins du château de Hautefort (27km)
  • Jardins de la Bourlie (27km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte du Grand Roc (12km)
  • Gouffre de la Fage (33km)

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) (46km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Thonac

Canton: Montignac

Arrondissement: Sarlat-la-Canéda

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24290

Distance to Thonac

from Perigueux (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 436 km

from Calais: 661 km

from Nice: 510 km

from Bordeaux: 135 km

from Strasbourg: 641 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Fanlac, La Chapelle-Aubareil, Montignac, Peyzac-le-Moustier, Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere, Sergeac, Tursac and Valojoulx.

This page in French: Visiter Thonac