Discover the Dordogne and Périgord
The Périgord Pourpre, and more broadly the Dordogne, have a lot to offer you. Whether for nature visits, family activities, surprising discoveries or visits to historical monuments, the region is full of unmissable addresses.
We will meet you at the reception where you will find tourist documentation, maps, but also good advice. From our unusual accommodation in the heart of the Dordogne, you can set off on foot, by bike or by car to explore this fabulous region.
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Bastides and medieval towns
The region is rich in bastides and medieval towns, witnesses of the fascinating history. Among them, Monpazier, Beaumont, Issigeac and Limeuil are jewels to discover absolutely. These fortified villages offer cobbled streets, half-timbered houses, Romanesque churches and bustling squares, as well as colorful markets. A walk in these medieval cities is a real dive in time.
Castles and Abbeys
The Périgord Pourpre is also known for its historic castles and abbeys. Sites such as Lanquais, Monbazillac, Biron, Saint Avit Sénieur and Cadouin offer visitors impressive views, lush gardens and richly decorated interiors. These castles and abbeys are one of a kind and form an important part of the region's heritage.
Bergerac and the Vineyards
Bergerac is a charming town located in the heart of the Périgord vineyards. Local wines, such as Monbazillac and Pécharmant, are renowned for their exceptional quality and unique taste. Visitors can enjoy wine tastings, visits to cellars and vineyards, as well as restaurants offering local dishes accompanied by the best vintages of the region.
Périgord is famous for its prehistoric sites, topped by the famous caves of Lascaux, where cave paintings over 17,000 years old have been discovered. Les Eyzies, known as the "Capital of prehistory", offers a multitude of sites and museums dedicated to the history of humanity, such as the Cave of Font-de-Gaume or the National Museum of Prehistory.
Sarlat is an exceptional medieval town located in the heart of the Périgord Noir. It is renowned for its architectural beauty, with its cobbled streets, golden stone houses and magnificent cathedral. The city offers craft shops, colorful markets and restaurants offering local specialties. Sarlat is a must-see destination!
Medieval Castles and Villages
The Périgord Noir is also famous for its castles and medieval villages, such as La Roque Gageac, Beynac and Domme. These perched villages offer panoramic views of the Dordogne and are endowed with a remarkable historical heritage, with imposing castles and streets lined with stone houses. Visitors can walk around, visit historical sites and enjoy the authentic atmosphere.