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Le Bugue

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Dordogne

Located in a tourist hub on the banks of the Vézère river in the heart of the Dordogne, and the European capital of prehistory, it offers beautiful landscapes dotted with prehistoric sites.

A 1 km, the aquarium, with its 6000 fish swimming in giant pools in the open.

Besides, the village of Bournat where life has not changed for over a century and invites you to discover all the skills of artisans of the past.

Also discover the cave of Bara- Bahau, where the cave bear and the prehistoric men have left traces of their passage.

Geographical information

MunicipalityLe Bugue
Tourism label
Latitude44.9184560 (N 44° 55’ 6”)
Longitude0.9283960 (E 0° 55’ 42”)
AltitudeFrom 48m to 245m
Surface area28.96 km²
Population2751 inhabitants
Density94 inhabitants/km²
PrefecturePérigueux (42 km, 47 min)
Insee code24067
IntercommunalityCC de la Vallée de l'homme

Nearest cities & towns

Campagne3.9 km (7 min)
Audrix5.3 km (9 min)
Saint-Cirq6 km (12 min)
Limeuil6 km (10 min)
Saint-Chamassy6.4 km (12 min)
Saint-Avit-de-Vialard6.8 km (13 min)
Journiac7.4 km (10 min)
Savignac-de-Miremont8.1 km (15 min)
Paunat8.3 km (15 min)
Manaurie9.7 km (14 min)
Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil9.8 km (13 min)
Alles-sur-Dordogne9.9 km (17 min)
Le Buisson-de-Cadouin10.3 km (14 min)
Pezuls12.5 km (16 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres

Events and festivities

Traditional market every Tuesday and Saturday morning.


The docks Bugue
The docks Bugue
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Horse rides and lessons in Black Périgord
Nature and the great outdoors6 € to 59 € Campagne (3.2 km)
Guided tour of a truffle wood in Périgord
Local flavours6 € to 10 € Saint-Cyprien (5.9 km)
Hire a canoe or kayak in the Vézère Valley
Sports sensations15 € to 22 € Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil (6.7 km)
Maiden flight and microlight lessons
Sports sensations45 € to 159 € Belvès (16.7 km)
Visit an Impressionist painter’s studio
Arts and CraftsFreeBeynac-et-Cazenac (19 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Loop Limeuil
HikeIntermediate4h30Limeuil (4.9 km)
Between walled towns and abbeys
HikeEasy5h00Saint-Avit-Sénieur (18.3 km)
Beaumont, Town Mill circuit
HikeEasy1h00Beaumont-du-Périgord (21 km)
Banks of the Isle River
Cycling itineraryEasy4h00Trélissac (33 km)
Historic walk in Lanmary Forest
HikeIntermediate5h00Antonne-et-Trigonant (34 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals