Urval tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: Urval is a pretty village with an ancient communal bread oven and fortified church.

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Urval in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cadouin abbey cloisters at 6 km and Cadouin abbey at 6 km.

Urval, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 3 km (direction east-north-east)

Siorac-en-Perigord is a peaceful village close to the main sights of the Dordogne....

See Siorac-en-Perigord guide
Cadouin abbey cloisters

Cadouin abbey cloisters

Abbey at 6 km (direction west)

The cloister attached to the abbey at Cadouin were built in the 15th century...

See Cadouin abbey cloisters guide
Cadouin abbey

Cadouin abbey

Abbey at 6 km (direction west)

Cadouin abbey was built in the 12th century in the roman style...

See Cadouin abbey guide


at 6 km (direction west)

Cadouin is a small village best known for its medieval abbey, an important pilgrimage...

See Cadouin guide


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

Belves is one of the liveliest and most attractive small towns in the Dordogne...

See Belves guide


at 9 km (direction south-west)

The pretty little village of Montferrand-du-Perigord is in a particularly scenic area and has...

See Montferrand-du-Perigord guide


Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction north-west)

Limeuil is classified as one of the most beautiful villages in France, and has...

See Limeuil guide


at 10 km (direction west)

Molieres is small but perhaps the best example of an unspoiled bastide town in...

See Molieres guide


at 10 km (direction east-north-east)

Saint-Cyprien village has a very picturesque historic centre and lovely views across the Dordogne...

See Saint-Cyprien guide
La Musée de la Rue du temps qui passe

La Musée de la Rue du temps qui passe

Museum at 10 km (direction east)

The musée de la rue du temps qui passe is an atmospheric step back...

See La Musée de la Rue du temps qui passe guide


at 11 km (direction east)

Campagne is a pretty village with a splendid castle in the centre and lovely...

See Campagne guide


at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

Saint-Avit-Senieur is dominated by the substantial abbey ruins in the centre of the village...

See Saint-Avit-Senieur guide


at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

Trémolat is a very small but attractive village, close to the scenic highlight at...

See Tremolat guide
Le Bugue

Le Bugue

at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

The town of Le Bugue, on the Dordogne river banks, is very well situated...

See Le Bugue guide

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Markets in and near Urval

  • Le Buisson-de-Cadouin: market Friday (5km)
  • Belves: market Saturday (6km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Sunday (10km)
  • Le Bugue: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Les Eyzies: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Monpazier: market Thursday (15km)
  • Lalinde: market Thursday (18km)
  • Domme: market Thursday (21km)
  • Sarlat: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (23km)
  • Sauveterre-la-Lemance: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (25km)

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Tourist attractions near Urval, France

What to do at Urval? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Urval.

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 Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (6km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (12km)
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (12km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (13km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (20km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (25km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (34km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (37km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (43km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (45km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (49km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Bourlie (0km)
  • Jardin de Planbuisson (5km)
  • Jardin de Conty (8km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (17km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (18km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (21km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (26km)
  • Jardins du château de Losse (28km)
  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (35km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (45km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (45km)
  • Parc et potager de Pouthet (46km)
  • Jardins secrets de Cahors (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Urval is in the south-west of France at 45 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Urval is 462 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Urval

Canton: Buisson-de-Cadouin

Arrondissement: Bergerac

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24480

Distance to Urval

from Perigueux (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 462 km

from Calais: 686 km

from Nice: 518 km

from Bordeaux: 120 km

from Strasbourg: 667 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 Urval from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Belves, Bouillac, Le Buisson-de-Cadouin, Monplaisant, Mouzens, Sagelat, Saint-Pardoux-et-Vielvic and Siorac-en-Perigord.

This page in French: Visiter Urval