Vezere Valley tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Musee National de Prehistoire at 0 km from Vezere Valley

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

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Musee National de Prehistoire at 0 km and Les Eyzies at 0 km.

Vezere Valley, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Musee National de Prehistoire

Musee National de Prehistoire

less than one km (direction north-east)

The Musee National de Prehistoire in Les Eyzies contains one of the most complete...

See Musee National de Prehistoire guide
Les Eyzies

Les Eyzies

less than one km (direction north-east)

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

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The Abri Cro Magnon

The Abri Cro Magnon

less than one km (direction north-west)

The Abri Cro-Magnon is an information centre built at the site of the first...

See The Abri Cro Magnon guide


Cave at 1 km (direction east)

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

See Font-de-Gaume guide
The Grotte du Grand Roc

The Grotte du Grand Roc

Cave at 2 km (direction north-west)

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

See The Grotte du Grand Roc guide


Cave at 2 km (direction north-west)

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

See Laugerie-Basse guide


at 5 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Campagne guide
Chateau de Commarque

Chateau de Commarque

Castle at 7 km (direction east)

The Chateau de Commarque is an imposing ruined castle that was 'found' in the...

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Le Bugue

Le Bugue

at 7 km (direction west)

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

See Le Bugue guide


Cave at 7 km (direction north-east)

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

See La-Roque-Saint-Christophe guide


at 7 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint-Cyprien guide
Le Moustier

Le Moustier

at 8 km (direction north-east)

Le Moustier is a small village that is home to two prehistoric shelters of...

See Le Moustier guide
Cabanes du Breuil

Cabanes du Breuil

at 9 km (direction east)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction north-east)

In the heart of the UNESCO listed Vézère Valley, the village of Saint-Léon-sur-Vézère is...

See Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere guide

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Markets in and near Vezere Valley

  • Les Eyzies: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (0km)
  • Le Bugue: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Sunday (8km)
  • Le Buisson-de-Cadouin: market Friday (13km)
  • Sarlat: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (17km)
  • Belves: market Saturday (18km)
  • Montignac: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Domme: market Thursday (22km)
  • Thenon: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac: market Saturday (24km)

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Tourist attractions near Vezere Valley, France

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

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-Pierre (Audrix) (8km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (10km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (16km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (17km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (18km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (21km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (23km)
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (26km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (32km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (36km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (37km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (41km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de Planbuisson (13km)
  • Jardins du château de Losse (14km)
  • Jardins de la Bourlie (14km)
  • Jardin de Conty (15km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (17km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (20km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (21km)
  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (25km)
  • Jardins de l'Imaginaire (31km)
  • Jardin de la Daille (31km)
  • Jardins du château de Hautefort (38km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (45km)

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)


Geography and distances

Vezere Valley is in the south-west of France at 36 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Vezere Valley is 448 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vezere Valley

Canton: na

Arrondissement: na

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: na

Distance to Vezere Valley

from Perigueux (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 448 km

from Calais: 672 km

from Nice: 516 km

from Bordeaux: 126 km

from Strasbourg: 654 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 Vezere Valley from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Audrix, Campagne, Les Eyzies, Manaurie, Meyrals, Saint-Cirq, Savignac-de-Miremont and Tursac.

This page in French: Visiter Vezere Valley