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Medieval city of Issigeac

The commune of Issigeac is located in the canton of Issigeac in the Dordogne.

It is a member of the Pays du Grand Bergeracois.
With an area of 916 ha, it has 770 inhabitants
Issigeac is a charming village that has kept its medieval aspect. You will discover the 16th century church facing the 17th century bishops’ palace. It is Armand de Gontaut Biron, bishop of Sarlat (1498-1519) and Lord of Issigeac, who had the present church built on the site of the Romanesque priory. The church of Saint Félicien knew the troubles of the Wars of Religion, but also hours of glory with the presence of the bishops of Sarlat who had a palace built in Issigeac. They embellished the church in the 17th century. You will discover several statues dating from this period

The weekly market

“The Sunday market in Issigeac is a must. Its reputation is well established. A small local affair in winter, it takes on a whole new dimension in summer, occupying almost the entire village. It is an important event in the south of the department. You will certainly find your happiness there.