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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
TerritoryAquitaine, Périgord

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)
Coux-et-Bigaroque-Mouzens12.8 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
See photo


Saturday 21 october
Min. 12°C - Max. 16°C
Sunday 22 october
Min. 10°C - Max. 15°C
Monday 23 october
Min. 9°C - Max. 19°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
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 sensations16 € to 23 € Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil (6.7 km)
Unique Art Exhibition
Arts and CraftsFreeLe Buisson-de-Cadouin (8.2 km)
Discovery tour of Périgord in 4X4
Nature and the great outdoors42 € Rouffignac-Saint-Cernin-de-Reilhac (14.8 km)
Maiden flight and microlight lessons
Sports sensations45 € to 159 € Pays-de-Belvès (16.7 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Loop Limeuil
HikeIntermediate4h30Limeuil (4.9 km)
Boucle of Rouffignac
Mountain bike itineraryEasy1h00Rouffignac-Saint-Cernin-de-Reilhac (14.8 km)
Between walled towns and abbeys
HikeEasy5h00Saint-Avit-Sénieur (18.3 km)
Beaumont, Town Mill circuit
HikeEasy1h00Beaumontois-en-Périgord (21 km)
Moulin de Mandassagne
HikeEasy2h20Saint-Martin-de-Villeréal (32 km)


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Vacation rentals



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