The village of Le Bugue, at the gateway to the Vézère river, overlooks the Man valley.
With the Vézère running through it, Le Bugue sits amphitheatrically on the slope of a rich hill. For over 8 centuries, the village has been renowned for its market which stands Tuesday mornings. The atmosphere and the products on offer make it the place to be during your stay in France. Black Perigord ! In Le Bugue you can visit the grotto of Bara-Bahauone of the ornate caves in the Vézère valley.
Le Bugue is the perfect family destination!
Here you can discover the largest private freshwater aquarium in Europe: theAquarium of the Périgord Noir. Visit Labyrinth Prehistoric invites you to become explorers in search of the last Cro-Magnon man, and plunges you into the world of the Ice Age with animated mammoths and prehistoric deer. You can also travel back in time to 1900 with a visit to the Parc du Bournat.
Are you a sports fan? That's great!
Take to the skies on France's first aerial and urban course: The Big Birdwith its 57 agility challenges! For the less adventurous, there's an 18-hole miniature golf course, Jungle GolfThis is the perfect place to relax in the midst of lush natural surroundings. Two canoe bases in the village will enable you to discover the Vézère valley from a different angle.
Looking for a breath of fresh air? Hike from Le Bugue
From the village, you can start two circuits from Walking tours :
- Cingle loop
- Huts loop
and in MOUNTAIN BIKE you can browse :
- Cingle loop
- The Cabanes loop
Le Bugue comes alive all year round!
For several years now, on the Whitsun weekend, Le Bugue has been the capital of the circus and the arts, with the Brikabrak Festival. In October, discover the authenticity, traditions and quality of the products from the Périgord Noir with the Fête du Terroir et des traditions. In August, the town comes alive for a week for the Fête de la Saint-Louis.
The little extras in the village of Le Bugue
- The village has a pleasant motor home service area along the river, in a natural and relaxing setting.
- In July and August, every Tuesday evening gourmet markets take place on the Place de la Vézère.
- A municipal pool welcomes you from June to September.
- Electric-assist bicycle hire 7 days a week, 24 hours a day