The Black Perigord
South-east of the Dordogne, around the great valleys of the Dordogne and the Vézère, the Périgord Noir has the highest concentration in the world of prehistoric and natural caves, castles and manor houses in the Dordogne.
Towns and villages of Périgord Noir
If the old medieval town of Sarlat is an essential step in your discovery of the Périgord Noir with its market, its winding streets, its cathedral and its mansions from the 15th and 16th centuries, you will also have to visit Domme, La Roque-Gageac, Beynac and Cazenac, Castelnaud, Les Milandes, Le Bugue, Hautefort or even Marqueyssac... So many getaways among the most beautiful villages in France, which, in all seasons, are welcome breaks.
The Dordogne Valley
From Carlux to Siorac, the Dordogne Valley offers a wide choice of outdoor activities such as hiking, canoeing, climbing, mountain biking...). The landscapes are exceptional and the nature always preserved, between forests and valleys where pretty picturesque villages follow one another.
The Vézère Valley
The Vézère Valley is recognized worldwide for its many prehistoric sites listed as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. You will be able to discover the Lascaux cave, the cave of Font- de-Gaume and its polychrome bestiary, the sculpted shelters of Cap Blanc...Before visiting these remarkable prehistoric sites which number in the hundreds, take a detour to Les Eyzies, the world capital of prehistory, where the national museum and the interpretation center.