Tourtoirac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Tourtoirac in Dordogne

Visit Tourtoirac: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The small village of Tourtoirac has a church and river walk as well as a cave system to visit

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Tourtoirac. For detailed visitor information see the Tourtoirac travel guide.

Tourtoirac 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: Tourtoirac is 410 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Excideuil at 7 km and Saint-Robert at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Tourtoirac, 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 Tourtoirac 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 Tourtoirac

Markets in and near Tourtoirac

  • Excideuil: market Thursday (7km)
  • Thenon: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Thiviers: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Thiviers: market Saturday (20km)
  • Le Lardin-Saint-Lazare: market Friday (20km)
  • Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac: market Saturday (23km)
  • Montignac: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Terrasson: market Thursday (24km)
  • Objat: market Sunday (27km)
  • Perigueux: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (29km)

More information about Tourtoirac, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Tourtoirac, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche (29km)
  • Nontron (42km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Perigord-Limousin (43km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (19km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (27km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (29km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (29km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (32km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (33km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (34km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (44km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (44km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (47km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Hautefort (7km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (25km)
  • Jardins du château de Losse (27km)
  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (39km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte du Grand Roc (37km)
  • Gouffre de la Fage (41km)

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 (42km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Tourtoirac

Canton: Hautefort

Arrondissement: Périgueux

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24390

Distance to Tourtoirac

from Perigueux (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 410 km

from Calais: 634 km

from Nice: 522 km

from Bordeaux: 137 km

from Strasbourg: 627 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anlhiac, Cherveix-Cubas, Chourgnac, Saint-Pantaly-d'Ans, Saint-Pantaly-d'Excideuil, Sainte-Eulalie-d'Ans and Temple-Laguyon.

This page in French: Visiter Tourtoirac