Vezere Valley tourism and travel guide

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Visit Vezere Valley: highlights and tourist information

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Vezere Valley is situated in the Dordogne department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 36 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Vezere Valley is 448 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Les Eyzies at 0 km and Font-de-Gaume at 1 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vezere Valley, 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 Vezere Valley in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Vezere Valley

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)

More information about Vezere Valley, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Vezere Valley, France

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

  • Grotte du Grand Roc (0km)
  • Gouffre de la Fage (44km)

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

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

Vezere Valley 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 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