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

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

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Les Jardins de Sardy at 1 km and Montcaret at 3 km.

Velines, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Les Jardins de Sardy

Les Jardins de Sardy

Garden less than one km (direction east)

The Jardins de Sardy to the wet of Bergerac are one of our favourite...

See Les Jardins de Sardy guide
Montcaret

Montcaret

National Monument at 3 km (direction west)

At Montcaret you can visit the archaeological site of a Roman villa to see...

See Montcaret guide
Eynesse

Eynesse

at 5 km (direction south-east), in the Gironde department

A nice place to stroll down to the banks of the Dordogne river -...

See Eynesse guide
Sainte-Foy-la-Grande

Sainte-Foy-la-Grande

at 9 km (direction east), in the Gironde department

Sainte-Foy-la-Grande, on the Dordogne river west of Bergerac, has an attractive medieval centre with...

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Pellegrue

Pellegrue

at 13 km (direction south-south-west), in the Gironde department

Pellegrue is a very small village but well worth exploring when you are visiting...

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Duras

Duras

at 21 km (direction south-south-east), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

Duras is a quiet town that is above all known for the local wine...

See Duras guide
Saint-Emilion

Saint-Emilion

Heritage Site at 21 km (direction west), in the Gironde department

Saint-Emilion is an exceptionally scenic town, and most unusual in being listed as a...

See Saint-Emilion guide
Monsegur

Monsegur

at 23 km (direction south), in the Gironde department

The bastide town of Monsegur, in the Dropt Valley, has a substantial part of...

See Monsegur guide
Sauveterre-de-Guyenne

Sauveterre-de-Guyenne

at 24 km (direction south-west), in the Gironde department

The layout of the town of Sauveterre-de-Guyenne still follows its original medieval plan almost...

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Mussidan

Mussidan

at 28 km (direction north-east)

Mussidan is a small town on the confluence of the rivers Isle and Crempse...

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Libourne

Libourne

at 28 km (direction west), in the Gironde department

Not generally considered as a travel destination, we found the center of Libourne to...

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Allemans-du-Dropt

Allemans-du-Dropt

at 29 km (direction south-east), in the Lot-et-Garonne department

Although small, Allemans-du-Dropt has a few monuments of interest of which our favourite is...

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Chateau de Bridoire

Chateau de Bridoire

Castle at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

Visit the Chateau de Bridoire, a medieval chateau with lots of games for all...

See Chateau de Bridoire guide
Bergerac

Bergerac

at 30 km (direction east)

Bergerac is a substantial town on the banks of the river and with an...

See Bergerac guide

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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)
  • Jardin du cloître Notre-Dame (39km)
  • Jardins de Beauchamp (39km)
  • Jardins du château de Malle (46km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Velines is in the south-west of France at 60 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Velines is 476 kilometres from Paris).

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

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