Tursac tourism and travel guide

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Visit Tursac: highlights and tourist information

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Tursac is situated in the Dordogne department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 35 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Tursac is 443 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include La-Roque-Saint-Christophe at 3 km and Font-de-Gaume at 4 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Tursac, 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 Tursac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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


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Map of places to visit near Tursac

Markets in and near Tursac

  • Les Eyzies: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (4km)
  • Le Bugue: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Sunday (11km)
  • Montignac: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Sarlat: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (16km)
  • Le Buisson-de-Cadouin: market Friday (17km)
  • Thenon: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Belves: market Saturday (22km)
  • Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac: market Saturday (23km)
  • Le Lardin-Saint-Lazare: market Friday (23km)

More information about Tursac, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Tursac, France

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

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) (6km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (12km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (16km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (16km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (20km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (22km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (23km)
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (30km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (31km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (35km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (35km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (40km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (41km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Losse (9km)
  • Jardin de Planbuisson (17km)
  • Jardin de Conty (18km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (19km)
  • Jardins de la Bourlie (19km)
  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (22km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (22km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (23km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (27km)
  • Jardins du château de Hautefort (33km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (34km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte du Grand Roc (4km)
  • Gouffre de la Fage (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (49km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Tursac

Canton: Saint-Cyprien

Arrondissement: Sarlat-la-Canéda

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24620

Distance to Tursac

from Perigueux (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 443 km

from Calais: 668 km

from Nice: 515 km

from Bordeaux: 128 km

from Strasbourg: 649 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Fleurac, Les Eyzies, Manaurie, Peyzac-le-Moustier, Saint-Cirq, Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere, Sergeac, Thonac and Vezere Valley.

This page in French: Visiter Tursac