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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Dordogne

Belvès - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Dordogne

Medieval city of the 11th century, Belvès is perched on a rocky outcrop. Also called the village to the 7 towers or "City of the Pope", this village has retained its authenticity and its natural charm. Qualities that earned him today to be among the "Most Beautiful Villages of France" and the Stations Vertes de Vacances.

Geographical information

Tourism labels
Latitude44.7774230 (N 44° 46’ 39”)
Longitude1.0054320 (E 1° 0’ 20”)
AltitudeFrom 82m to 288m
Surface area23.66 km²
Population1465 inhabitants
Density61 inhabitants/km²
PrefecturePérigueux (64 km, 1h12)
Insee code24035
IntercommunalityCC Vallée de la Dordogne et Forêt Bessède

Nearest cities & towns

Monplaisant2 km (5 min)
Saint-Pardoux-et-Vielvic2.5 km (4 min)
Sagelat2.6 km (6 min)
Siorac-en-Périgord6 km (7 min)
Larzac6.5 km (8 min)
Saint-Germain-de-Belvès7 km (14 min)
Urval7.3 km (11 min)
Saint-Amand-de-Belvès7.4 km (12 min)
Carves7.6 km (13 min)
Sainte-Foy-de-Belvès8.3 km (14 min)
Coux-et-Bigaroque8.8 km (9 min)
Grives9.4 km (13 min)
Bouillac9.6 km (14 min)
Mouzens9.8 km (12 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres

Events and festivities


Castle Belvès
Castle Belvès
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View village Belvès
View village Belvès
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The hall of the fifteenth century
The hall of the fifteenth century
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Gothic House
Gothic House
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View Belvès
View Belvès
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Hospital Tour
Hospital Tour
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The church murals
The church murals
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Entrance porch of the fortified city
Entrance porch of the fortified city
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Cave dwellings of Belvès
Cave dwellings of Belvès
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Maiden flight and microlight lessons
Sports sensations45 € to 159 € Belvès
Visit an Impressionist painter’s studio
Arts and CraftsFreeBeynac-et-Cazenac (12.8 km)
Guided tour of a truffle wood in Périgord
Local flavours6 € to 10 € Saint-Cyprien (13.5 km)
Horse rides and lessons in Black Périgord
Nature and the great outdoors6 € to 59 € Campagne (14.6 km)
Hire a canoe or kayak in the Vézère Valley
Sports sensations15 € to 22 € Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil (18.1 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Between walled towns and abbeys
HikeEasy5h00Saint-Avit-Sénieur (14.8 km)
Loop Limeuil
HikeIntermediate4h30Limeuil (14.9 km)
Beaumont, Town Mill circuit
HikeEasy1h00Beaumont-du-Périgord (18.8 km)
Around the fortified town of Montcabrier
HikeEasy1h30Montcabrier (27 km)
Balade N°1 de la Cité Médiévale de Gourdon
HikeEasy20 minGourdon (30 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals