Activities to do with children in Sarlat and the Dordogne valley

You liked the discovery of Sarlat ? You will love all the activities that the valleys of the Dordogne and the vézère : another village to visit, a castle, the Lascaux cave… In the region, there is something for everyone, and for children too.

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Discovery of geocaching around Sarlat-la-Canéda

Geocaching, a fun and innovative way to discover a city or a region for an adult, but also and especially for children! Guided by a smartphone application, set off on a treasure hunt in the Dordogne valley.

Several routes are available: in Sarlat, in the villages of La Roque-Gageac and Beynac or in Peyzac le Moustier, Audrix, Montignac-Lascaux or Campagne.

Visit to medieval castles and villages

Black Périgord is also famous for its numerous castles. Middle ages and its villages, some of which are classified among the most beautiful in France.

To see after a day in Sarlat-la-Canéda:

  • The castle and village of Beynac;
  • The village of La Roque-Gageac;
  • Castelnaud castle;
  • Hautefort Castle…

Don’t hesitate to ask the Tourist Office for advice on organizing and booking your visits!

Visit to the Lascaux cave and the prehistoric sites of the Vézère valley

Lascaux Cave - cow

The Lascaux cave is another must-see during a stay in the Dordogne valley. It is located about twenty minutes from Sarlat-la-Canéda by car: you can't miss it, especially if you come with your children! Also think about the prehistoric sites of Périgord, such as the shelter of Laugerie Basse, the Cro Magnon shelter and the Bara Bahau Cave.

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