Vitrac tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: Vitrac is a quiet village next to Vitrac Port which has a river beach and various facilities.

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

Important note

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

Attractions in Vitrac

Close to Sarlat, the Chateau de Montfort is an imposing setting above the river - but unfortunately not open to the public: Chateau de Montfort

Vitrac is a quiet village next to Vitrac Port which has a river beach and various facilities.: Vitrac and Vitrac Port

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Montfort at 2 km and Domme at 3 km.

Vitrac, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Vitrac and Vitrac Port

Vitrac and Vitrac Port

less than one km (direction north-east)

Vitrac is a quiet village next to Vitrac Port which has a river beach...

See Vitrac and Vitrac Port guide
Chateau de Montfort

Chateau de Montfort

Castle at 2 km (direction east-north-east)

Close to Sarlat, the Chateau de Montfort is an imposing setting above the river...

See Chateau de Montfort guide


Most Beautiful Village at 3 km (direction south-south-west)

Domme is a beautiful hilltop village with an extensive cave system, and extensive views...

See Domme guide
The Jardin de la Ferme Fleurie

The Jardin de la Ferme Fleurie

Garden at 3 km (direction west)

The Jardin de la Ferme Fleurie is a colourful garden in the Dordogne valley...

See The Jardin de la Ferme Fleurie guide
La Roque-Gageac

La Roque-Gageac

Most Beautiful Village at 3 km (direction west)

The picture-postcard village of La Roque-Gageac is along the banks of the Dordogne river...

See La Roque-Gageac guide


at 4 km (direction east-north-east)

Carsac-Aillac is home to the Jardins d'eau de Carsac and also has a lovely...

See Carsac-Aillac guide
Les Jardins d\'eau

Les Jardins d'eau

Garden at 4 km (direction east-north-east)

The Jardins d'eau in Carsac-Aillac is a stunning water garden with a lovely water...

See Les Jardins d'eau guide
Jardins de Marqueyssac

Jardins de Marqueyssac

Garden at 5 km (direction west)

The beautiful gardens of Marqueyssac are the most visited gardens in Aquitaine...

See Jardins de Marqueyssac guide
The Jardins de l\'Albarede

The Jardins de l'Albarede

Garden at 6 km (direction south-west)

The Jardins de l'Albarede is an attractive garden surrounded by wooded hills in the...

See The Jardins de l'Albarede guide


Most Beautiful Village at 6 km (direction west)

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle is a very pretty village best known for the Chateau de castelnaud, the...

See Castelnaud-la-Chapelle guide
Chateau de Castelnaud

Chateau de Castelnaud

Castle at 6 km (direction west)

The extensive Chateau de Castelnaud and the associated Museum of Medieval Weapons are very...

See Chateau de Castelnaud guide
Chateau de Beynac

Chateau de Beynac

Castle at 6 km (direction west)

High on a clifftop and beautifully restored, the Chateau de Beynac is our favourite...

See Chateau de Beynac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction west)

One of the most beautiful villages in France and also with stunning views and...

See Beynac guide


at 7 km (direction west)

Sarlat is the historic capital of the region, and perhaps the most remarkable and...

See Sarlat guide

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Markets in and near Vitrac

  • Domme: market Thursday (3km)
  • Sarlat: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (7km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Thursday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Gourdon (Lot): market Saturday (12km)
  • Saint-Cyprien: market Sunday (15km)
  • Belves: market Saturday (18km)
  • Les Eyzies: market Monday all day - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Cazals: market Sunday (20km)
  • Souillac: market Friday (21km)
  • Le Buisson-de-Cadouin: market Friday (25km)

More information about Vitrac, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Vitrac, France

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

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)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise notre-Dame de Nativité (Cenac-et-Saint-Julien) (4km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Sardos (Sarlat) (7km)
  • Notre Dame des Cordeliers (Gourdon) (12km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption (Belves) (19km)
  • Abbaye Sainte Marie (Souillac) (21km)
  • Eglise de saint-Pierre (Audrix) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Léonce (Saint-Leon-sur-Vezere) (23km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Amand de Coly (Saint-Amand-de-Coly) (26km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Martial (Paunat) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Hilaire et Eglise de Saint-Nicholas (Tremolat) (32km)
  • Eglise Sainte-Croix (Beaumont-du-Perigord) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Carennac) (41km)
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cité (Perigueux) (56km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame (Chancelade) (61km)
  • Ancien Prieuré de Merlande (La Chapelle-Gonaguet) (62km)

Remarkable gardens

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)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Le rocher des aigles (eagles) (31km)

Geography and distances

Vitrac is in the south-west of France at 56 kilometres from Perigueux, the department capital (general information: Vitrac is 456 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vitrac

Canton: Sarlat-la-Canéda

Arrondissement: Sarlat-la-Canéda

Department: Dordogne

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 24200

Distance to Vitrac

from Perigueux (prefecture): 56 km

from Paris: 456 km

from Calais: 682 km

from Nice: 497 km

from Bordeaux: 142 km

from Strasbourg: 649 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 Vitrac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Carsac-Aillac, Cenac-et-Saint-Julien, Domme, Grolejac, La Roque-Gageac, Saint-Cybranet and Vezac.

This page in French: Visiter Vitrac