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Tourtoirac tourism and travel guide

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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

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Excideuil at 7 km and Badefols d'Ans at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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!

Chateau de Hautefort

Chateau de Hautefort

Castle at 7 km (direction east)

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

See Chateau de Hautefort guide


at 7 km (direction east)

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

See Excideuil guide
Badefols d'Ans

Badefols d'Ans

at 12 km (direction east-south-east)

Badefols d'Ans is a small village around a castle and...

See Badefols d'Ans guide
Le Bouquet

Le Bouquet

at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

The Jardin du Bouquet is a large park containing...

See Le Bouquet guide


at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

Sorges is a village in the Dordogne renowned for its...

See Sorges guide


at 18 km (direction east), in the Correze department

Centred around the 12th century Church of Saint-Robert, Saint-Robert is...

See Saint-Robert guide


at 20 km (direction north-west)

Thiviers is a very typical Dordogne market town, best known for the...

See Thiviers guide


at 24 km (direction south-south-east)

Best known for being close to Lascaux caves, the small town of...

See Montignac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Jean-de-Cole guide


at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

The quiet town of Terrasson in the north of the department is...

See Terrasson guide
Chateau de Jumilhac

Chateau de Jumilhac

Castle at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

The Chateau de Jumilhac is in the northern Dordogn, within the...

See Chateau de Jumilhac guide
Les Jardins de l'Imaginaire

Les Jardins de l'Imaginaire

Garden at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

The Jardins de l'Imaginaire is a lovely contemporary garden in...

See Les Jardins de l'Imaginaire guide
Lascaux caves

Lascaux caves

Cave at 26 km (direction south-south-east)

The Lascaux Caves are famous worldwide because of the large...

See Lascaux caves guide
Grotte de Rouffignac

Grotte de Rouffignac

Cave at 26 km (direction south-south-west)

The Grotte de Rouffignac contains engravings and drawings of more than...

See Grotte de Rouffignac guide

... 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

What to do at Tourtoirac? 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

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

Sites of natural beauty

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

Tourtoirac is in the south-west of France at 28 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Tourtoirac is 410 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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