Explore the Area

Located in the heart of the Dordogne, Château de Lacoste offers an exceptional view of the Dordogne valley, the castles of Beynac and Castelnaud. Black Périgord is located southeast of the department, around Sarlat-la-Caneda. The area is known for its castles, prehistoric sites, medieval villages, and landscapes. 

 

PERIGOURDINE GASTRONOMY

Heart of French gastronomy, Périgord cuisine is unique: foie gras, duck breast, and potatoes sarladaise.

 

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

Climb or go canoeing; be in contact with nature as it is the best way to discover the region.

Spelunking, kayaking, horseback riding, bicycling, and hot air ballooning are among the most popular activities.

 

TOURIST SITES

Middle-Age castles and villages, prehistoric sites, manicured gardens and parks...

 

A RELAXING TIME

The Dordogne offers yoga classes, massage, and meditation classes nearby.

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Château de Castelnaud

Open to the public since 1985, this castle is entirely devoted to the art of war in the Middle Ages. Discover a large collection of weapons and armor, furniture together, his life-size reconstructions of war machines.

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La Roque Gageac is one of the most beautiful villages in France. Nestled on the edge of the Dordogne river it is an amazing village.

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Grotte de Lascaux

Lascaux Cave is one of the most important Palaeolithic caves decorated by the number and the aesthetic quality of his works. It is sometimes called "the Sistine Chapel of rock art."

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Les Jardins de Marqueyssac

Classified site for its historical park of 22 hectares, Marqueyssac offers around a castle of the eighteenth century, more than 6 kilometers of shaded paths lined with boxwood trees 150,000 hand-carved and decorated gazebos.

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Château de Beynac

Capital of the Dordogne, the borders of limestone Quercy, this historic city is a major tourist site, dating mainly from the medieval period and the early Renaissance (thirteenth to the sixteenth century). Rated one of the top ten villages in France.

At Beynac, the strategic position of the cliff and its board have a direct impact on the defense architecture. Inhabited since the Bronze Age, the place, naturally protected, will be the subject of much envy. On this limestone ship stranded at the foot of the Dordogne river, the pages of history will be etched forever.