Nontron 24300

Fact File

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Postcode
24470
Population
600
Altitude
151–331 m
SNCF
TBA
TGV
Angouleme
Airports
Bergerac, Brive Vallée de la Dordogne, Limoges, Toulouse, Bordeaux
Autoroute
A10 & A89
Market day
Saturday
Prefecture
Perigueux

Information

Nontron is a pretty market town within the Perigord-Limousin Regional Natural Park in the north of the Dordogne department.

Made in the traditional way since C15th, Nontron knives are famous, and unusual in they have boxwood handles.

The town has been destroyed several times by invaders such as the Saracens in the C4th and the Normans in the C9th century.