Villac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Badefols d\'Ans at 7 km from Villac

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Villac 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 Villac in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Badefols d\'Ans at 7 km and Terrasson at 7 km.

Villac, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Badefols d\'Ans

Badefols d'Ans

at 7 km (direction north-west)

Badefols d'Ans is a small village around a castle and church...

See Badefols d'Ans guide


at 7 km (direction south-east)

The quiet town of Terrasson in the north of the department is best known...

See Terrasson guide
Les Jardins de l\'Imaginaire

Les Jardins de l'Imaginaire

Garden at 8 km (direction south-east)

The Jardins de l'Imaginaire is a lovely contemporary garden in the Dordogne town of...

See Les Jardins de l'Imaginaire guide


at 9 km (direction north-north-east), in the Correze department

Centred around the 12th century Church of Saint-Robert, Saint-Robert is classed among the 'most...

See Saint-Robert guide
Chateau de Hautefort

Chateau de Hautefort

Castle at 12 km (direction north-west)

At Chateau de Hautefort you can see a vey imposing castle and also extensive...

See Chateau de Hautefort guide


Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction south)

The village of Saint-Amand-de-Coly is one of the prettiest in the Dordogne, and also...

See Saint-Amand-de-Coly guide


at 15 km (direction south-west)

Best known for being close to Lascaux caves, the small town of Montignac is...

See Montignac guide


at 16 km (direction north-east), in the Correze department

Saint-Bonnet-la-Rivière is a small village with an unusual round church in the Corrèze countryside...

See Saint-Bonnet-la-Rivière guide
Les Jardins de Colette

Les Jardins de Colette

Garden at 16 km (direction east), in the Correze department

The Jardins de Colette is a garden which represents the life of Colette in...

See Les Jardins de Colette guide
Lascaux caves

Lascaux caves

Cave at 16 km (direction south-south-west)

The Lascaux Caves are famous worldwide because of the large number of prehistoric cave...

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at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

The small village of Tourtoirac has a church and river walk as well as...

See Tourtoirac guide


at 18 km (direction south-west)

Fanlac is a charming village and was the location for the film and tv...

See Fanlac guide
Château et Jardins de Losse

Château et Jardins de Losse

Castle at 20 km (direction south-west)

Close to Montignac, the Chateau de Losse is an interesting castle that also has...

See Château et Jardins de Losse guide


at 21 km (direction south)

Saint-Geniès is a traditional Dordogne village around a small castle and church...

See Saint-Geniès guide

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Markets in and near Villac

  • Le Lardin-Saint-Lazare: market Friday (7km)
  • Terrasson: market Thursday (7km)
  • Objat: market Sunday (15km)
  • Montignac: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Thenon: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Allassac: market Wednesday & Friday (19km)
  • Brive-la-Gaillarde: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Saturday all day (22km)
  • Excideuil: market Thursday (23km)
  • Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac: market Saturday (32km)
  • Sarlat: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (33km)

More information about Villac, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Villac, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche (37km)
  • Gourdon (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (23km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (33km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Thiviers) (37km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (37km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (42km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (42km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (42km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (43km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (44km)
  • Abbaye Cistercienne de Boschaud (Villars) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (51km)

Geography and distances

Villac is in the south-west of France at 42 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Villac is 417 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villac

Canton: Terrasson-Lavilledieu

Arrondissement: Sarlat-la-Canéda

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24120

Distance to Villac

from Perigueux (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 417 km

from Calais: 643 km

from Nice: 505 km

from Bordeaux: 149 km

from Strasbourg: 621 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 Villac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Badefols-d'Ans, Beauregard-de-Terrasson, Chatres, Cublac, Louignac and Peyrignac.

This page in French: Visiter Villac