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Monbazillac

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Dordogne

Monbazillac is a commune in the Dordogne. Located in the Purple Perigord, ten kilometers from Bergerac, the village is set in the hills overlooking the valley of the Dordogne.

The village owes its fame Monbazillac white wine which he gave his name and which today enjoys an AOC. It also has a modest architectural heritage which is not without interest.

Lovers of beautiful nature and gastronomy will enjoy spending a few days in this charming village and many activities. Hiking or wine cellars and castles await visitors to the Dordogne to present its many wonders and its most beautiful sites.

Geographical information

MunicipalityMonbazillac
Postcode24240
Latitude44.7935290 (N 44° 47’ 37”)
Longitude0.4921610 (E 0° 29’ 32”)
AltitudeFrom 46m to 188m
Surface area19.58 km²
Population1019 inhabitants
Density52 inhabitants/km²
PrefecturePérigueux (56 km, 58 min)
Insee code24274
IntercommunalityCA Bergeracoise
DepartmentDordogne
RegionAquitaine

Nearest cities & towns

Ribagnac3.7 km (5 min)
Colombier4 km (10 min)
Rouffignac-de-Sigoulès5.3 km (6 min)
Saint-Laurent-des-Vignes5.6 km (10 min)
Pomport8 km (11 min)
Bergerac8.1 km (13 min)
Conne-de-Labarde8.4 km (12 min)
Bouniagues8.9 km (9 min)
Saint-Perdoux9.2 km (13 min)
Singleyrac9.3 km (13 min)
Sadillac9.5 km (11 min)
Cours-de-Pile9.5 km (12 min)
Mescoules9.8 km (12 min)

Things to see and do

Famous for its wine and vineyards, the village also has a small Monbazillac interesting architectural heritage.

Classified as an historic monument, Castle Monbazillac was built in the late fifteenth century. Surrounded by a renowned vineyard, the site now hosts a museum of wine opened in the 1960s.

In the village, one can also enjoy the style of Fonvieille mansion, a sixteenth-century listed historical monument today.

It is possible to make some beautiful walks amidst the hills surrounding the village of Monbazillac.

Places of interest

Monuments

Events and festivities

In July and August, Monbazillac offers charming evening market on Sunday evening.

Every year in May, the festival offers Monbazillac The Angels players. To promote children's books, the event is an opportunity to meet many authors and enjoy entertainment.

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
River outing on the Dordogne
Nature and the great outdoors10 € to 45 € Port-Sainte-Foy-et-Ponchapt (23 km)
Explore the Dordogne by canoe or kayak
Sports sensations10 € to 18 € Pessac-sur-Dordogne (33 km)
Flyboarding on Lake La Cadie
Sports sensations60 € Mouliets-et-Villemartin (39 km)
Horse rides and lessons in Black Périgord
Nature and the great outdoors6 € to 59 € Campagne (39 km)
Maiden flight and microlight lessons
Sports sensations45 € to 159 € Belvès (40 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Beaumont, Town Mill circuit
HikeEasy1h00Beaumont-du-Périgord (22 km)
Between walled towns and abbeys
HikeEasy5h00Saint-Avit-Sénieur (26 km)
Agen Tulips Outing
HikeEasy3h00Villebramar (30 km)
Cancon - Moulinet
HikeAthletic4h15Cancon (31 km)
Around Tombeboeuf Lake
HikeEasy1h45Tombeboeuf (32 km)

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