Nontron

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 Tourism, holiday & travel in Nontron
TownNontron
Insee code24311
Postcode24300
Latitude45.5304020
Longitude0.6622390
AltitudeFrom 152 to 308 meters
Surface24.67 km²
Population3445 inhabitants
Density139 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelsSaint-Martial-de-Valette at 2 km
Chief townPérigueux (at 46 km, 50 min)Saint-Martin-le-Pin at 4.6 km
DepartmentDordogneSavignac-de-Nontron at 4.8 km
RegionAquitaineSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

At the heart of the Parc Naturel Périgord-Limousin, Nontron, sub-prefecture and capital of Perigord Green lives up to its name, lies at the crossroads of Aquitaine, Limousin and Poitou-Charentes. It glows in the center of a triangle-Perigueux-Limoges Angouleme, offering TGV station, airport and motorway nearby. Nontron has made tourism a priority, supported by the creation of the Experimental center for arts and crafts, development tool for economic, cultural and tourist.


SIGHTSEEING

Pole Experimental Arts and Crafts, the castle, together: the "Pôle Métiers d'Art" and its exhibits, "space crafts" dedicated professionals, "the boutique business of arts", "the Gardens of the Arts "which combines artistic creations and exotic plantations and" space metal blades and "dedicated to the history and current events of the knife.

The city comes alive in August, around his cutlery tradition and creation, the "Feast of the Knife" became one of the great European events coutelières. Over the months, the carnival of the bellows, the African celebration, the former book fair, the antiques fair, the choirs and theatrical events, the International Organ Festival, summer flea markets are open to the attention visitors. Theater, auditorium and cinema culture and broadcast entertainment.

The city was beautified: squares, streets, puys, fountains, crosses and other small items of heritage were highlighted. The organ was rebuilt to become a great instrument for voicing the greatest performers.

Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office of Nontron
MonumentsCastle of Nontron

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

Saturday morning market.

Carnival of the bellows in April.

Feast of the knife: the first weekend of August.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Grand Etang and Branlant Roc in Saint-Estephe.

Tour Piégut-Plovers.

Museum of Slipper and the Weavers Castle Varaignes.

Mill Pinard Bourdeix.

Villages of St. Jean de Cole, Brantome.

Caves of Villars.

Castles of Champeaux-and-la-Chapelle-Pommier, Mareuil, Lussas-and-Nontronneau, Bourdeilles ...

PHOTOS

The CastleThe Castle
 
The nightThe night
The Lake NouaillesThe Lake Nouailles
 
Old TownOld Town
The Garden of ArtThe Garden of Art
 
The CastleThe Castle
TowerTower
 
TowerTower
The Lake NouaillesThe Lake Nouailles
 
GardensGardens
Overview (© e.groenewoud)Overview (© e.groenewoud)
 
Murals (© e.groenewoud)Murals (© e.groenewoud)
Party pool (© e.groenewoud)Party pool (© e.groenewoud)
 
Knife DayKnife Day

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WEATHER

Friday 1 August
Day
Night
Min. 14°C - Max. 25°C
Saturday 2 August
Day
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Min. 15°C - Max. 22°C
Sunday 3 August
Day
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Min. 16°C - Max. 23°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLe Moulin du Roc  
9.8
Champagnac-de-Belair
Nestled in a pretty little village of Périgord, Le Moulin du Roc invites you to relax in an exceptional setting. This former mill nut oil was built in 1670 on the Dronne river which...
Located 15.6 km from Nontron52 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantAuberge de l'Etang Bleu
Vieux-Mareuil
The Auberge de l'Etang Bleu is a small hotel-restaurant of charm in a shaded garden in front of a beautiful pond. The view is beautiful and peaceful place. Landscape and local cuisine...
Located 15.9 km from Nontron38 € per person 
South-West restaurantLe Moulin de l'Abbaye  
9.8
Brantôme
FRAME EXCEDPTIONNEL - the heart of Perigord, jewel of our country, Brantome place a framework of pastoral life. It is in this paradise known as the 'Venice of the Perigord' as Le Moulin...
Located 18.6 km from Nontron48 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Apartment with 4 bedroomsLe mas du soir, dordogne, Périgord Vert    
9.1
Saint-Saud-Lacoussière
In the green countrysides near a little village you'll find bed and breakfast in well decorated, calm, and clean rooms. Good beds, good breakfast!
Located 11.5 km from Nontron40 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsLes Touilles  
Piégut-Pluviers
Not far from the road D675 but situated in the forest we have our 3 bedrooms B&B. Nestled in the heart of the Parc Naturel Régional Périgord Limousin, Property covers 3 ha wood, river,...
Located 13.2 km from NontronFrom 42.50 € to 47.50 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsAu Coin du Feu en Périgord Vert    
9.4
La Chapelle-Faucher
In our B & B Au Coin du Feu, we provide you with 3 rooms. Family atmosphere, children welcome. Off-season promotions. 10% discount from 4 consecutive nights in April, May, June, July,...
Located 17.3 km from NontronFrom 30 € to 45 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 9 personsLe Domaine du Maraval
Saint-Front-la-Rivière
Two hours forty-five minutes from Paris (by train + car) located in one the most scenic region of France, at the the heart of the Green Perigord in the Southwest of France, Le Maraval...
Located 7.4 km from NontronFrom 590 € to 1200 € per week 
House for 5 personsChâteau de la Glaudie  
10
Milhac-de-Nontron
Le Château La Glaudie, 3 houses for your holidays, 2-5 persons with all comfort, fireplace, 50 acres pastures and forests, swimmingpool...www.laglaudie.com.
Located 10.4 km from NontronFrom 455 € to 725 € per week 
Manor house for 9 personsDomaine de Maumont  
10
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Milhac-de-Nontron
Cottage of 4 to 9 people in a mansion of the 18th century, located heart of the natural park Périgord Limousin, offering quiet, greenery, swimming pool, Spa-jacuzzi, billiards, cycling,...
Located 12.8 km from NontronFrom 550 € to 845 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
25 places over 1 haParc Verger    
9.1
Champagnac-la-Rivière
Located in the heart of France easily near the A20 and a few kilometers from the N21 Parc Verger is run by Bob and Di Banks in a beautiful part of the Perigord Limousin Natural Park....
Located 29 km from Nontron16 € per day 

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HOTELS

Motel Grill Les Coursaux - Hotel in NontronMotel Grill Les Coursaux     
7.7
Nontron
This 2-star Motel Grill Les Coursaux enjoys a perfect location in the Limousin-Périgord regional park, close to Limoges, Angoulême and Périgueux. Choose among 9 fully-equipped rooms...
Located in NontronRoom from 60 €
Grand Hotel Pelisson - Hotel in NontronGrand Hotel Pelisson  
Nontron
Located in Nontron in the heart of Green Perigord, Grand Hotel Pelisson offers a garden with an outdoor swimming pool, a sun and a furnished terrace. All the rooms at Grand Hotel Pelisson...
Located in NontronRoom from 60 €
Hostellerie Saint-Jacques - Hotel in NontronHostellerie Saint-Jacques     
9.1
Saint-Saud-Lacoussière
Offering a seasonal outdoor swimming pool a spa and wellness centre, as well as a restaurant and free Wi-Fi, Hostellerie Saint-Jacques is located in the heart of Périgord-Limousin Regional...
Located 12.3 km from NontronRoom from 83 €

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Hôtel Meysset
Located in a 1.3-hectare park, Meysset Hotel is 1 km from Sarlat-la-Canéda city centre and features a garden, an outdoor swimming pool and a terrace. Free...
Dordogne
Perigord noir Maison 8pers avec piscine
Belle maison du Perigord dans domaine 32 ha, 4 chambres, renovation luxe, piscine 4x13
Sainte foy de Belves, + 33 (0) 6 15 40 95 68
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