Do you think the Vézère valley in the Dordogne is just about its cave paintings? Not at all! Our region also boasts a number of theme parks offering something for everyone. family offering a wide range of exciting activities. Come and follow us as we explore these different leisure venues.

Historical theme parks in the Vézère valley

Retracing the steps of our history: that's what you're most often looking for during your stay in the Dordogne. From the Parc du Thot to the Parc du Bournat, there are plenty of attractions in this corner of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Prehisto Park

Have you always wanted to know how your ancestors lived in the Vézère valley? Then this leisure park is for you! A visit to Préhisto Parc is like stepping back in time over 35,000 years. You can follow an educational trail, complete with sound, that will give you the impression of living with Neanderthal or Cro-Magnon. The park was designed under the aegis of Professor Heim, an anthropologist at the Paris Natural History Museum. Children will discover scenes from everyday life and you can learn more from the many explanatory panels. 

Get lost in the Prehistoric Labyrinth at Le Bugue

Thrills and prehistory await you in this original immersion into the world of our ancestors. To test your knowledge of prehistory, you'll have to answer 25 riddles! If you're scared, we advise you not to venture into the Ice Age section: scares guaranteed. For the more adventurous, have fun with friends or family in this labyrinth full of surprises...

Meet the dinosaurs of the Dordogne ...

You thought they were extinct? But no, the dinosaurs are waiting for you at Saint-Léon-sur-Vézère in their purpose-built leisure park overlooking the Vézère. 

The Thot park and its wolves

A visit to the Parc du Thot means discovering the relationship between prehistoric man and animals. You can admire the animals depicted on the walls of Lascaux and meet those that live in the park: wolves, plains bison and aurochs.

The Roc de Cazelle caves

On the road to Sarlatin the Black PerigordHere, too, you can discover a park with reconstructions depicting the lives of our ancestors. This tour along the cliffs takes you to a farm and its animals. It's a great way to spend your holidays with your children, who will have their own activities and games!

Le Bournat park in Le Bugue

You'll love living in the reconstructed village of Le Bournat. You're no longer in the 21st century, in the Dordogne, but in 1900. There are plenty of attractions, and you'll also be able to discover the trades of the time.

Water parks in the Périgord

Admittedly, we're not very close to the ocean, but there are plenty of water parks in the Périgord to keep you entertained.

A day in nature at the Bos ponds

Swimming at ©Etangs du Bos

This water park is perfect for families when the weather is hot and everyone wants to spend some time by the water. There are plenty of attractions on the water, and on land you can try your hand at a game of mini-golf! An area is also reserved for fishing enthusiasts. There's something for everyone!

Le Jacquou Parc

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Between the carousel and thrill rides in this family park, you'll enjoy an aquatic area with wave pools and slides. The little ones can enjoy the pirate island and the grown-ups can throw themselves into the turbolance. Bring your picnic and enjoy a whole day in this family park, which will delight young and old alike.

The Tamniès pond

This stretch of water has been landscaped so that families can have an unforgettable time with inflatable games and water attractions. There are also routes along the pond to discover flora and fauna of this hidden corner of the Périgord.

Quercyland, for fun in Souillac

More than 3 hectares are devoted to water activities and games in all their forms: pools, slides and jacuzzis. And if you feel like jumping on a trampoline, you can too!

Leisure parks for children in the Dordogne

The Aquarium du Périgord Noir in Le Bugue

In our opinion, a visit not to be missed on your holiday in the Dordogne is the Périgord Noir aquarium, Europe's largest freshwater aquarium. Various areas await you, with exotic species such as myocastors and alligators. 

The Go Kids Park in Journiac

More than 1,000 square metres await children who want to let off steam. Carpets on the ground, inflatables and themed activities will delight the little ones. This park is recommended for children up to the age of 12.  

What a variety of theme parks! Yet another good reason to come to the Vézère valley in the Dordogne!

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