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Brantôme en Périgord

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Brantôme en Périgord - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Dordogne
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"Sometimes nature and man work together to compose a masterpiece. This is the case of Brantôme, the loveliest and most enchanting small town in Perigord. In this dream, the monks built an admirable and powerful Abbey whose tower dominates the valley. " André Maurois of the French Academy.

Today Gate Limousin Regional Natural Park and jewel of the valley of Dronne Brantôme open all year for nature lovers and "eating well".

On the old town of Saint-Julien-de-Bourdeilles today attached to Brantôme-en-Périgord:

Quiet village of Brantômois, located off the main roads, Saint-Julien is crossed by the GR 36 which joins the Channel to the Mediterranean (1000 km).

It is also a stopover for walkers (with stop drinking water).

Its rural fabric remains authentic and around its Romanesque church of the eleventh century whose bell tower was fortified during the 100 years war.

Geographical information

MunicipalityBrantôme en Périgord
Postcode24310
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Latitude45.3651870 (N 45° 21’ 55”)
Longitude0.6473940 (E 0° 38’ 51”)
AltitudeFrom 92m to 246m
Surface area133.33 km²
Population3841 inhabitants
Density29 inhabitants/km²
PrefecturePérigueux (24 km, 29 min)
Insee code24064
IntercommunalityCC Dronne et Belle
DepartmentDordogne
TerritoriesAquitaine, Périgord
RegionNew-Aquitaine

Nearest cities & towns

Champagnac-de-Belair7.1 km (10 min)
Condat-sur-Trincou7.2 km (12 min)
Saint-Pancrace9.4 km (9 min)
Bourdeilles9.6 km (11 min)
Saint-Félix-de-Bourdeilles9.7 km (11 min)
La Chapelle-Faucher10.2 km (12 min)
Biras11.3 km (17 min)
Quinsac11.9 km (15 min)
La Chapelle-Montmoreau12 km (14 min)
Saint-Pierre-de-Côle12.4 km (12 min)
Creyssac13.6 km (18 min)
Villars13.7 km (18 min)
Agonac14.3 km (18 min)
Lempzours14.9 km (19 min)
Bussac15.1 km (23 min)

Things to see and do

La Gonterie-Boulouneix:

Visit of an art creator's workshop in La Nègrerie (painting, stone, wood, clay).

Sencenac Bourg:

Visit of an art creator's workshop at Espace Selva (turned wood and various creations).

Places of interest

Leisure centres
Monuments

Events and festivities

Brantome:
The Gonterie-Boulouneix:

Garage sale in September in the village. Information on +33 5 53 05 56 71.

Exhibitions: Industrial Photos
Exhibition: Agnès Vincensini
Guided Tour of the Millstone Trail
Farmers' Market
Urban Rally: "The Wings of the Past"
Visit of the Educational Farm
Outdoor Cinema: The Minions 2
Aigal Vocal Ensemble
Guided Tour of the Millstone Trail
Visit of the Educational Farm

Photos

Brantôme Abbey
Brantôme Abbey
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Brantôme Abbey
Brantôme Abbey
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Aerial view of Brantôme
Aerial view of Brantôme
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La Gonterie-Boulouneix - Entrance to the village
La Gonterie-Boulouneix - Entrance to the village
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Troglodyte trail
Troglodyte trail
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Sencenac-Puy-de-Fourches - Panorama
Sencenac-Puy-de-Fourches - Panorama
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Bell tower of Brantôme, one of the oldest in France
Bell tower of Brantôme, one of the oldest in France
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Mill of the abbey of Brantôme
Mill of the abbey of Brantôme
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Brantôme, little Venice of green Périgord
Brantôme, little Venice of green Périgord
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Brantôme
Brantôme
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Entrance to the abbey
Entrance to the abbey
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Dug caves behind the Abbey
Dug caves behind the Abbey
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La Dronne
La Dronne
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Old houses in the village of Brantôme
Old houses in the village of Brantôme
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Main lane of Brantôme
Main lane of Brantôme
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Detail of an old gate
Detail of an old gate
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House at the entrance to one of the many bridges
House at the entrance to one of the many bridges
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Reflections in the Dronne
Reflections in the Dronne
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Island on the Dronne
Island on the Dronne
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The monks’ resting place
The monks’ resting place
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Church of Saint-Julien-de-Bourdeilles
Church of Saint-Julien-de-Bourdeilles
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Entrance to Saint-Julien-de-Bourdeilles
Entrance to Saint-Julien-de-Bourdeilles
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Saint-Julien-de- Bourdeilles - Bell tower
Saint-Julien-de- Bourdeilles - Bell tower
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Landscape of Saint-Julien-de-Bourdeilles
Landscape of Saint-Julien-de-Bourdeilles
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Borie, shelter for shepherds in Saint-Julien
Borie, shelter for shepherds in Saint-Julien
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Toy goats in Saint-Julien-de-Bourdeilles
Toy goats in Saint-Julien-de-Bourdeilles
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Departure from Saint-Julien from a mountain bike ride
Departure from Saint-Julien from a mountain bike ride
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La Gonterie-Boulouneix - Village
La Gonterie-Boulouneix - Village
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La Gonterie- Boulouneix - Town hall
La Gonterie- Boulouneix - Town hall
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La Gonterie-Boulouneix - Village
La Gonterie-Boulouneix - Village
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La Gonterie-Boulouneix - Notre-Dame church
La Gonterie-Boulouneix - Notre-Dame church
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La Gonterie-Boulouneix - War memorial
La Gonterie-Boulouneix - War memorial
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La Gonterie-Boulouneix - Notre-Dame church
La Gonterie-Boulouneix - Notre-Dame church
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La Gonterie-Boulouneix - Inside the Notre-Dame church
La Gonterie-Boulouneix - Inside the Notre-Dame church
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La Gonterie-Boulouneix - Inside the Notre-Dame church
La Gonterie-Boulouneix - Inside the Notre-Dame church
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La Gonterie-Boulouneix - Village
La Gonterie-Boulouneix - Village
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La Gonterie-Boulouneix - Inside the Notre-Dame Church
La Gonterie-Boulouneix - Inside the Notre-Dame Church
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Sencenac-Puy-de-Fourches - Panorama
Sencenac-Puy-de-Fourches - Panorama
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Sencenac-Puy-de-Fourches - Town Hall
Sencenac-Puy-de-Fourches - Town Hall
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Sencenac-Puy-de-Fourches - Notre-Dame Church
Sencenac-Puy-de-Fourches - Notre-Dame Church
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Sencenac-Puy- de-Fourches - War memorial
Sencenac-Puy- de-Fourches - War memorial
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Sencenac-Puy-de-Fourches - Village
Sencenac-Puy-de-Fourches - Village
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Sencenac-Puy-de-Fourches - Village
Sencenac-Puy-de-Fourches - Village
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Sencenac-Puy-de-Fourches - Church of Notre-Dame
Sencenac-Puy-de-Fourches - Church of Notre-Dame
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Sencenac -Puy-de-Fourches - Notre-Dame Church
Sencenac -Puy-de-Fourches - Notre-Dame Church
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Valeuil - Village
Valeuil - Village
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Valeuil - Village
Valeuil - Village
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Valeuil - Saint-Pantaléon Church
Valeuil - Saint-Pantaléon Church
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Valeuil - War Memorial
Valeuil - War Memorial
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Valeuil - Village
Valeuil - Village
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Valeuil - Church of Saint-Pantaléon
Valeuil - Church of Saint-Pantaléon
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Valeuil - Interior of the Saint-Pantaléon church
Valeuil - Interior of the Saint-Pantaléon church
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Boulouneix
Boulouneix
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Boulouneix
Boulouneix
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Church of Boulouneix
Church of Boulouneix
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Church of Boulouneix
Church of Boulouneix
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Church of Boulouneix
Church of Boulouneix
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Interior of the church of Boulouneix
Interior of the church of Boulouneix
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Interior of the church of Boulouneix
Interior of the church of Boulouneix
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Interior of the church of Boulouneix
Interior of the church of Boulouneix
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Church of Boulouneix
Church of Boulouneix
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Roman column located on the edge of the forecourt of the church of Sencenac, dating from the 3rd century, listed as a historical monument
Roman column located on the edge of the forecourt of the church of Sencenac, dating from the 3rd century, listed as a historical monument
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Roman column and Saint-Symphorien church of Sencenac
Roman column and Saint-Symphorien church of Sencenac
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Sencenac - The small town
Sencenac - The small town
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Weather

Tuesday 9 august
Min. 20°C - Max. 35°C
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Wednesday 10 august
Min. 20°C - Max. 36°C
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Thursday 11 august
Min. 20°C - Max. 36°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Sightseeing cruise in the Venice of Périgord
Entertainment6 € to 9 € Brantôme en Périgord
Visit a creator of turned wood objects
Arts and CraftsFreeBrantôme en Périgord
Comille Aventure treetop adventure park
Sports sensations20 € Cornille (17.8 km)
Coucou Aquapark
Entertainment10 € to 15 € Hautefort (40 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Equestrian route in the heart of the Green Perigord Stage 5
Horse rideEasy3h15Brantôme en Périgord
Ancient loop Paussac Saint-Just
HikeEasy4h00Paussac-et-Saint-Vivien (8.6 km)
Loop by the King of Chauzes Cross Rat
HikeEasy4h00Paussac-et-Saint-Vivien (8.6 km)
Equestrian route in the heart of the Green Perigord Stage 6
Horse rideEasy3h25Milhac-de-Nontron (13.9 km)
Equestrian route in the heart of the Périgord Vert Stage 4
Horse rideEasy4h00Saint-Jean-de-Côle (14.6 km)

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