Villefranche-du-Perigord tourism and travel guide

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Visit Villefranche-du-Perigord: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Surrounded by the forests that produce the famous local chestnuts, Villefranche-du-Perigord is a small and unspoiled bastide town

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Villefranche-du-Perigord. For detailed visitor information see the Villefranche-du-Perigord travel guide.

Villefranche-du-Perigord is situated in the Dordogne department and Aquitaine region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the south-west of France at 68 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Villefranche-du-Perigord is 480 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Bonaguil at 11 km and Saint-Pompon at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Villefranche-du-Perigord, 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 Villefranche-du-Perigord in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Villefranche-du-Perigord

Markets in and near Villefranche-du-Perigord

  • Sauveterre-la-Lemance: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (7km)
  • Cazals: market Sunday (12km)
  • Puy-l'Eveque: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Monpazier: market Thursday (16km)
  • Prayssac: market Friday (17km)
  • Belves: market Saturday (17km)
  • Monsempron-Libos: market Thursday (20km)
  • Domme: market Thursday (22km)
  • Catus: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Sunday (27km)

More information about Villefranche-du-Perigord, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Villefranche-du-Perigord, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Villefranche-du-Perigord.

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)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (17km)
  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (21km)
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (23km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (30km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (31km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (34km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (35km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lacour) (39km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame (Frespech) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (42km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (43km)
  • Eglise de Sainte Livrade (Sainte-Livrade-sur-Lot) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la Daille (15km)
  • Jardins de l'Albarède (19km)
  • Jardin de Conty (20km)
  • Jardins du château de Caudon (22km)
  • Jardins de Marqueyssac (23km)
  • Jardins de la Bourlie (23km)
  • Jardin de Planbuisson (28km)
  • Jardins secrets de Cahors (35km)
  • Jardin du Pèlerin (42km)
  • Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac (43km)
  • Jardins du château de Losse (45km)
  • Ets Latour-Marliac (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grotte du Grand Roc (34km)
  • Grottes de Fontirou (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (46km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Villefranche-du-Perigord

Canton: Villefranche-du-Périgord

Arrondissement: Sarlat-la-Canéda

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24550

Distance to Villefranche-du-Perigord

from Perigueux (prefecture): 68 km

from Paris: 480 km

from Calais: 705 km

from Nice: 504 km

from Bordeaux: 133 km

from Strasbourg: 673 km

Getting here

Villefranche-du-Perigord 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 Villefranche-du-Perigord from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Besse, Lavaur, Loubejac, Mazeyrolles, Saint-Cernin-de-l'Herm and Sauveterre-la-Lemance.

This page in French: Visiter Villefranche-du-Perigord