Villefranche-de-Lonchat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villefranche-de-Lonchat in Dordogne

Photo is of Montcaret at 10 km from Villefranche-de-Lonchat

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Villefranche-de-Lonchat 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 Villefranche-de-Lonchat in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Popular places to visit nearby include Montcaret at 10 km and Les Jardins de Sardy at 11 km.

Villefranche-de-Lonchat, France: places to visit and attractions

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



National Monument at 10 km (direction south)

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

See Montcaret guide
Les Jardins de Sardy

Les Jardins de Sardy

Garden at 11 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Les Jardins de Sardy guide


at 16 km (direction south-east), in the Gironde department

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

See Eynesse guide


at 17 km (direction east-south-east), in the Gironde department

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

See Sainte-Foy-la-Grande guide


Heritage Site at 18 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

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

See Saint-Emilion guide


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

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

See Pellegrue guide


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

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

See Libourne guide


at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Mussidan guide


at 30 km (direction south-south-west), in the Gironde department

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

See Sauveterre-de-Guyenne guide


at 32 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


at 32 km (direction east)

Issac is a pretty village with a 15th century tower and a Romanesque church....

See Issac guide


at 33 km (direction south), in the Gironde department

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

See Monsegur guide


at 35 km (direction east)

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

See Bergerac guide
Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey at 35 km (direction west-south-west), in the Gironde department

The ruins of the Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure contain some very impressive examples of...

See Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure guide

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Markets in and near Villefranche-de-Lonchat

  • Montpon-Menesterol: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Castillon-la-Bataille: market Monday (13km)
  • Coutras: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Branne: market Thursday & Saturday (23km)
  • Mussidan: market Saturday (26km)
  • Duras: market Thursday - seasonal market only (32km)
  • Duras: market Saturday & Monday (32km)
  • Bergerac: market Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (35km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (36km)
  • Creon: market Wednesday (37km)

More information about Villefranche-de-Lonchat, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Villefranche-de-Lonchat, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (10km)
  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (18km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Sardy (11km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (30km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (31km)
  • Jardins du château de Montréal (32km)
  • Parc et potager de Pouthet (41km)
  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (48km)
  • Jardins du château de Malle (51km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (52km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Villefranche-de-Lonchat is in the south-west of France at 58 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Villefranche-de-Lonchat is 468 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villefranche-de-Lonchat

Canton: Villefranche-de-Lonchat

Arrondissement: Bergerac

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24610

Distance to Villefranche-de-Lonchat

from Perigueux (prefecture): 58 km

from Paris: 468 km

from Calais: 680 km

from Nice: 590 km

from Bordeaux: 51 km

from Strasbourg: 711 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 Villefranche-de-Lonchat from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Carsac-de-Gurson, Francs, Gours, Les SalLes de-Castillon, Minzac, Montpeyroux, Puynormand, Saint-Martin-de-Gurson and Tayac.

This page in French: Visiter Villefranche-de-Lonchat