Theme Week Dordogne – Boulazac

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Château du Lieu-Dieu © Fred Scalliet/cc-by-sa-3.0

Château du Lieu-Dieu © Fred Scalliet/cc-by-sa-3.0

Boulazac Isle Manoire has been a French commune nouvelle in the Dordogne department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region with a population of 10,600 since January 1, 2016. The municipality belongs to the Arrondissement Périgeux and the canton of Isle-Manoire. It emerged from the fusion of Atur, Boulazac and Saint-Laurent-sur-Manoire. On January 1, 2017, Sainte-Marie-de-Chignac joined the municipality.

Boulazac Isle Manoire is located about five kilometers east-southeast of the city center of Périgueux on the Isle, into which the Manoire flows, and is surrounded by the neighboring municipalities of Trélissac in the north, Bassillac et Auberoche in the east and northeast, Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac in the east and Southeast, La Douze in the southeast, Lacropte in the south, Sanilhac in the south and west, and Périgueux in the northwest.

Memorial of the resistance and deportation in the Dordogne © Père Igor/cc-by-sa-3.0 Pigeon House at Château du Lieu-Dieu © Père Igor/cc-by-sa-3.0 Pigeon House © Père Igor/cc-by-sa-3.0 Château du Lieu-Dieu © Fred Scalliet/cc-by-sa-3.0 Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste © Père Igor/cc-by-sa-3.0
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Memorial of the resistance and deportation in the Dordogne © Père Igor/cc-by-sa-3.0
Attractions include:

Atur

  • Notre-Dame-de-l’Assomption church, Romanesque building from the 12th and 13th centuries. Century, 14th century bell tower, monument historique since 1947
  • Death lantern from the 12th century
  • Lafaye Castle
  • Le Breuilh Castle from the 15th century, conversions and additions in the 17th century
  • Beauvigier castle
  • Pommier Castle
  • Mazardia pigeon tower

Boulazac

  • Château du Lieu-Dieu with pigeon house
  • Saint-Jean-Baptiste neo-Gothic church
  • Chapel of St. Francis of Assisi
  • Lamoura Park
  • Pigeon house in Jaunour

Saint-Laurent-sur-Manoire

  • Saint-Laurent church with choir from the 12th century and later additions, Monument historique since 1986
  • Mansion from the 18th century, today’s town hall
  • Charterhouse La Croix Rouge

Sainte-Marie-de-Chignac

  • Romanesque church of Notre-Dame from the 12th century, rebuilt in the 14th and 16th centuries, monument historique since 1926/2003
  • La Rolandie castle from the 18th century
  • Charterhouse of Taboury

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