11 days in Perigueux, Terrasson-Lavilledieu & Brive-la-Gaillarde Itinerary

11 days in Perigueux, Terrasson-Lavilledieu & Brive-la-Gaillarde Itinerary

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11 days in Perigueux, Terrasson-Lavilledieu & Brive-la-Gaillarde Itinerary

Start: Montendre
Drive:  1​h 45​min
1
Perigueux
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Terrasson-Lavilledieu
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Brive-la-Gaillarde
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Paris

4
nights
Perigueux

Perigueux ©
Périgueux is a commune in the Dordogne department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.Périgueux is the prefecture of the départment. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Chateau de la Mercerie and Eglise St. Etienne de la Cite. Get some historical perspective at Chateau de Villebois-Lavalette and Chateau de St Germain de Confolens. Get out of town with these interesting Perigueux side-trips: Eglise Saint Pierre (in Lesterps), Eglise Saint-Jacques (in Aubeterre-sur-Dronne) and Eglise Saint-Romain (in Villebois-Lavalette). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Forteresse de Miremont, don't miss a visit to Coriobona, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Des Arenes Romaines, and learn about winemaking at Earl Du Logis de la Bree.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Perigueux trip builder app .

Montendre to Perigueux is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In November in Perigueux, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Terrasson-Lavilledieu.

Things to do in Perigueux

Historic Sites Wineries Parks

Side Trips

Villebois-Lavalette, Cingle de Tremolat, Julien de Savignac, Earl Du Logis de la Bree, Chateau de la Mercerie
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Eglise St. Etienne de la Cite ©
Eglise St. Etienne de la Cite
Chateau de Villebois-Lavalette ©
Chateau de Villebois-Lavalette
Eglise Saint-Jacques ©
Eglise Saint-Jacques

2
nights
Terrasson-Lavilledieu

Terrasson-Lavilledieu ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Abbaye de Saint-Amand-de-Coly. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Saint-Genies, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Lacypierre, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Saint-Leon, then explore the fascinating underground world of Les Combarelles, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Abbbatiale Saint Sour.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Terrasson-Lavilledieu trip planner.

Getting from Perigueux to Terrasson-Lavilledieu by car takes about an hour. Traveling from Perigueux in November, expect nights in Terrasson-Lavilledieu to be about the same, around 5°C, while days are slightly colder, around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Brive-la-Gaillarde.

Things to do in Terrasson-Lavilledieu

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Montignac, Abbaye de Saint-Amand-de-Coly, Eglise Saint-Robert, Les Combarelles, Chateau de Lacypierre
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Chateau de Lacypierre ©
Chateau de Lacypierre
Les Combarelles ©
Les Combarelles
chateau de Sauveboeuf ©
chateau de Sauveboeuf

3
nights
Brive-la-Gaillarde

Brive-la-Gaillarde ©
Brive-la-Gaillarde is a commune of France. Step out of the city life by going to Grand Site de France Puy Mary - Volcan du Cantal and Tree Adventure Park Dordogne - Park WIZZ'TITI. Visit Eglise Saint-Pierre and Chateau de Montal for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brive-la-Gaillarde: Chateau de Chalucet (in Saint-Jean-Ligoure), Les Tours de Merle (in Saint-Geniez-o-Merle) and Abbatiale Saint-Pierre (in Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne). There's still lots to do: sample the fine beverages at Denoix, examine the collection at Musee Edmond-Michelet, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Val, and pause for some photo ops at Collegiale Saint Martin de Brive.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Brive-la-Gaillarde trip planner.

Getting from Terrasson-Lavilledieu to Brive-la-Gaillarde by car takes about an hour. In November in Brive-la-Gaillarde, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brive-la-Gaillarde

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Abbatiale Saint-Pierre, Les Tours de Merle, Eglise Saint-Pierre, Chateau de Val, Chateau de Montal
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Les Tours de Merle ©
Les Tours de Merle
Chateau de Montal ©
Chateau de Montal
Chateau de Val ©
Chateau de Val