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Vendoire tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vendoire in Dordogne

Photo is of Villebois-Lavalette at 8 km from Vendoire

Visit Vendoire: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Villebois-Lavalette at 8 km and Chateau de la Mercerie at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Vendoire, 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 Vendoire in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

Villebois-Lavalette

Villebois-Lavalette

at 8 km (direction north-north-west), in the Charente department

The village of Villebois-Lavalette is pleasant to explore, and also...

See Villebois-Lavalette guide
Chateau de la Mercerie

Chateau de la Mercerie

Castle at 11 km (direction north-west), in the Charente department

The Chateau de la Mercerie is a manor house with...

See Chateau de la Mercerie guide
Charmant

Charmant

at 13 km (direction north-west), in the Charente department

Charmant is another pleasant Charente town, with a small castle...

See Charmant guide
Torsac

Torsac

at 18 km (direction north-north-west), in the Charente department

Torsac is one of several small but interesting villages to stroll...

See Torsac guide
 
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Riberac

Riberac

at 19 km (direction south-south-east)

Riberac, a quiet and traditional town, is well known for the large...

See Riberac guide
Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction south-west), in the Charente department

The attractive village of Aubeterre-sur-Dronne is also well known for its...

See Aubeterre-sur-Dronne guide
Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

Mouthiers-sur-Boeme

at 21 km (direction north-west), in the Charente department

The 12th century church in roman style is the principal monument here...

See Mouthiers-sur-Boeme guide
Chateau de Bourdeilles

Chateau de Bourdeilles

Castle at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

The Chateau de Bourdeilles consists of a medieval defensive castle...

See Chateau de Bourdeilles guide
Bourdeilles

Bourdeilles

at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

Close to Brantome, the Chateau de Bourdeilles is quite...

See Bourdeilles guide
Marthon

Marthon

at 25 km (direction north-east), in the Charente department

In Marthon there is no single monument that dominates, but rather several...

See Marthon guide
Varaignes

Varaignes

at 27 km (direction north-east)

Varaignes is a pretty village with a castle at its centre....

See Varaignes guide
Brantome

Brantome

at 28 km (direction east)

In an idyllic setting on the Isle River and...

See Brantome guide
Brantome Abbey

Brantome Abbey

Abbey at 28 km (direction east)

Brantome Abbey is an impressive abbey with troglodyte caves in...

See Brantome Abbey guide
Nontron

Nontron

at 31 km (direction east-north-east)

Nontron is a quiet town within the Perigord-Limousin Regional Natural Park to...

See Nontron guide

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

Map of places to visit near Vendoire

 
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Markets in and near Vendoire

  • Mareuil: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Riberac: market Tuesday & Friday (18km)
  • Tocane-Saint-Apre: market Monday & (23km)
  • Lisle: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (26km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (27km)
  • Brantome: market Monday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Brantome: market Friday (28km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (29km)
  • Ruelle-sur-Touvre: market Thursday & Sunday & (30km)

More information about Vendoire, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Vendoire, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (18km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (27km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre (Brantome) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (27km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (30km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (32km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (35km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (36km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (37km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (51km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Logis de Forge (21km)
  • Jardin du Chaigne (39km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte de Montgaudier (31km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale Étang de la Monnerie (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

 
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Geography and distances

Vendoire is in the south-west of France at 41 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Vendoire is 413 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vendoire

Canton: Verteillac

Arrondissement: Périgueux

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24320

Distance to Vendoire

from Perigueux (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 413 km

from Calais: 626 km

from Nice: 584 km

from Bordeaux: 94 km

from Strasbourg: 665 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 Vendoire from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Champagne-et-Fontaine, Cherval, Gurat, La Chapelle-Gresignac, Salles-Lavalette and Vaux-Lavalette.

This page in French: Visiter Vendoire

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