Discover the Dordogne

Confluent Dordogne et Vézère

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The Dordogne, also known as the “Périgord”, is a wonderful region for tourists with an incredible range of places to visit and many things things to do. Are you wondering what to visit in the Dordogne? You will be spoilt for choice!

During your stay in Perigord, you will have to choose from many places of interest, each one more beautiful than the next. Because yes, as we said, the Dordogne is a mecca for tourism in France and it is not for nothing: it has a rich and 400,000 year old history, an abundant and well preserved nature and gastronomy to make you lick your fingers.

Castles, caves, abbeys, bastides, medieval villages: Perigord is an inexhaustible source of places to visit. Our location near the confluence of the Dordogne/Vézère rivers will allow you to discover them easily.

  • To the north, you will find the Vézère valley and its prehistoric sites.
  • To the east, up the river Dordogne, you can discover Sarlat, the medieval pearl of the Perigord.
  • To the west is Bergerac and its vineyards.
  • And in the south, finally, you can visit Monpazier and the bastides.

With the help of the Tourist Offices and Tourist Guides you will be able to prepare your stay well. Take a look at the following sites:

As a couple, with family or friends, come and discover the castles of the Périgord.

Come and stroll through the streets of the many picturesque villages of the Dordogne.

Experience prehistory in the Périgord, the cradle of mankind.

We take you to some charming and unusual places.

You will have got the gist: you will have to make choices !
To help you do this – and already make you dream a little – we have made a small selection of our favourites.