20 days in Perigueux & Cognac Itinerary

20 days in Perigueux & Cognac Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Nouvelle-Aquitaine itinerary planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours
— 16 nights
— 3 nights


Perigueux ©
Périgueux is a commune in the Dordogne department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.Périgueux is the prefecture of the départment. Attractions like Roque Saint-Christophe Fort et Cite Troglodytiques and Aquarium du Perigord Noir make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Brantome en Perigord City (Abbatiale Saint-Pierre, Grottes de Abbaye de Brantome, &more), Le Bugue (Julien de Savignac, Parc Le Bournat, &more) and Audrix (Le Gouffre de Proumeyssac & Aux Etangs du Bos). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Cathedrale St-Front, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Bridoire, contemplate the long history of Chateau de Monbazillac, and take an in-depth tour of Musee d’Art et d’Archeologie du Perigord.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Perigueux vacation builder tool.

If you are flying in from Spain, the closest major aiports are Bergerac-Roumanière Airport, Limoges Airport and Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport. In July in Perigueux, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Cognac.

Things to do in Perigueux

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Le Bugue, Montignac, Brantome en Perigord City, Bergerac City, Ribagnac
Highlights from your plan
Cathedrale St-Front ©
Cathedrale St-Front
Parc Le Bournat ©
Parc Le Bournat
Aquarium du Perigord Noir ©
Aquarium du Perigord Noir


Cognac ©
Cognac is a commune in the Charente department in southwestern France. On the 6th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Nicolas de Civray and then get to know the resident critters at La Vallee des Singes. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: sample the fine beverages at Cognac Meukow, steep yourself in history at Martell Cognac's Visitors Center, explore the historical opulence of Chateau Royal de Cognac, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Hennessy Les Visites, and finally stop by Roullet Fransac.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Cognac day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Perigueux to Cognac takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Cognac, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 18°C at night. On the 8th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Cognac

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

La Vallee des Singes, Eglise Saint-Nicolas de Civray
Highlights from your plan
La Vallee des Singes ©
La Vallee des Singes
Chateau Royal de Cognac ©
Chateau Royal de Cognac
Martell Cognac's Visitors Center ©
Martell Cognac's Visitors Center