Cathedrals, churches, cloisters and abbeys of Dordogne Périgord

Discover The religious monuments of Périgord: churches, cathedral, cloister and abbeys... In the picturesque villages, discover the Romanesque churches sometimes very old or even visit the cloisters like that of Cadouin. Also many interesting abbeys. And not to miss the Cathedral of Saint Front of Périgueux halfway between the Sacred Heart of Montmartre and the Hagia Sophia of Istanbul.

St. Front Cathedral

A Byzantine architecture in Périgueux
The Cathedral of Saint Front, Cathedral of Périgueux, seat of the Diocese of Périgueux and Sarlat is a Roman Catholic cathedral located...
Place de la Clautre

Church of Rouffignac

Listed as a Historic Monument
The church of St Germain de Rouffignac has been classified as a historical monument since May 1900. It was built between the 15th and...
Church Square

Echourgnac Abbey

A Cistercian abbey in Périgord
The abbey of the hatch of Our Lady of Good Hope is located in the heart of the Double, in the commune of Échourgnac (400 inhabitants),...

Cloister of Cadouin

Masterpiece of flamboyant Gothic art, Unesco PM
This cloister, listed as a historical Monument and enshrined in UNESCO's World Heritage, is a masterpiece of flamboyant Gothic art...
Abbey Square
Le Buisson-de-Cadouin

Chancelade Abbey

Abbey of the 12th century
In 1120 hermits grouped around a source (origin of the name of Chancelade) organize themselves in community, adopt the rule of life...

Brantôme Abbey

An exceptional site
The abbey of Brantôme known as Saint Peter of Brantôme was founded according to the legend in 769 by Charlemagne him MêmeElle was...
Boulevard Charlemagne 14

Abbey Church of Paunat

12th Century Abbey
The church of Saint-Martial is the abbey of one of the oldest abbeys of Périgord, it is classified as monuments...

Abbey of Saint Mary

Saint Mary of Souillac Abbey
The Abbey of Sainte-Marie de Souillac owes its origin to the Benedictine monks of Saint-Pierre d'Aurillac who established a dependency in this area....
Place Pierre Betz