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Velines tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Les Jardins de Sardy at 1 km from Velines

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Visit Velines: highlights and tourist information

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Velines is situated in the Dordogne department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 60 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Velines is 476 kilometres from Paris).

Attractions in Velines

The Jardins de Sardy to the wet of Bergerac are one of our favourite gardens to visit in the region: Les Jardins de Sardy

Popular places to visit nearby include Les Jardins de Sardy at 1 km and Montcaret at 3 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Velines, 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 Velines 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 Velines


Markets in and near Velines

  • Castillon-la-Bataille: market Monday (12km)
  • Montpon-Menesterol: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Duras: market Thursday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Duras: market Saturday & Monday (21km)
  • Branne: market Thursday & Saturday (23km)
  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Mussidan: market Saturday (28km)
  • Bergerac: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (30km)
  • Eymet: market Thursday (31km)
  • Miramont-de-Guyenne: market Friday - seasonal market only (35km)

More information about Velines, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Velines, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (19km)
  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (21km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (47km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (58km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Sardy (0km)
  • Parc et potager de Pouthet (31km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (32km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (33km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (37km)
  • Jardins de Beauchamp (39km)
  • Jardin du cloître Notre-Dame (39km)
  • Jardins du château de Malle (46km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Velines

Canton: Vélines

Arrondissement: Bergerac

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24230

Distance to Velines

from Perigueux (prefecture): 60 km

from Paris: 476 km

from Calais: 690 km

from Nice: 584 km

from Bordeaux: 54 km

from Strasbourg: 714 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Eynesse, Flaujagues, Gensac, Juillac, Montazeau, Montcaret, Nastringues, Pessac-sur-Dordogne, Saint-Antoine-de-Breuilh, Saint-Avit-de-Soulege, Saint-Meard-de-Gurcon, Saint-Seurin-de-Prats and Saint-Vivien.

This page in French: Visiter Velines

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