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Tursac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Tursac in Dordogne

Photo is of La-Roque-Saint-Christophe at 3 km from Tursac

Visit Tursac: highlights and tourist information

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Tursac is situated in the Dordogne department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

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

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!



Cave at 3 km (direction north-east)

The prehistoric dwellings built in the cliffs at La Roque-Saint-Christophe are...

See La-Roque-Saint-Christophe guide
Le Moustier

Le Moustier

at 4 km (direction east-north-east)

Le Moustier is a small village that is home to two...

See Le Moustier guide


Cave at 4 km (direction south-south-west)

The caves at Font-de-Gaume are one of the last caves in...

See Font-de-Gaume guide


Cave at 4 km (direction west-south-west)

Laugerie Basse is a prehistoric shelter in the Vezere...

See Laugerie-Basse guide
The Grotte du Grand Roc

The Grotte du Grand Roc

Cave at 4 km (direction west-south-west)

The Grotte du Grand Roc is a beautiful natural cave system...

See The Grotte du Grand Roc guide
Les Eyzies

Les Eyzies

at 4 km (direction south-west)

Les Eyzies is a small traditional town, within easy reach of...

See Les Eyzies guide
Chateau de Commarque

Chateau de Commarque

Castle at 5 km (direction east-south-east)

The Chateau de Commarque is an imposing ruined castle...

See Chateau de Commarque guide


Most Beautiful Village at 6 km (direction north-east)

In the heart of the UNESCO listed Vézère Valley, the village...

See Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere guide


at 7 km (direction north-east)

The village of Plazac is very small but well worth exploring,...

See Plazac guide
Vezere Valley

Vezere Valley

at 8 km (direction south-south-east)

The pretty valley of the Vézère is an important region for...

See Vezere Valley guide
Cabanes du Breuil

Cabanes du Breuil

at 8 km (direction east-south-east)

The Cabanes du Breuil are ancient farm buildings made from dry...

See Cabanes du Breuil guide


at 9 km (direction south-west)

Campagne is a pretty village with a splendid castle in...

See Campagne guide
Chateau de Losse

Chateau de Losse

Castle at 9 km (direction north-east)

Close to Montignac, the Chateau de Losse is an interesting castle...

See Chateau de Losse guide
Chateau de Puymartin

Chateau de Puymartin

Castle at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

The views, the furnishings and the legend of a resident...

See Chateau de Puymartin guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Dordogne

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

What to do at Tursac? 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

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

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)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

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

Geography and distances

Tursac is in the south-west of France at 35 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Tursac is 443 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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