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Le Bugue • Dordogne

Holidays Dordogne • Le Bugue by Tourists Information Centres of Dordogne

Le Bugue, at the gates of the Vézère, opens onto the "Valley of Man".

Crossed by the Vézère, the Bugue is an amphitheater on the slope of a rich hill. The village is known for more than 8 centuries for its market which is held on Tuesday morning. Due to its ambience and by its products it has become the appointment not to be missed !
The village also has one of the ornate Palaeolithic caves of the Vézère Valley : the Bara-Bahau cave.

Le Bugue is the family destination par excellence !

Here you can discover the largest private freshwater aquarium in Europe : the Aquarium of Black Périgord. The Prehistoric Labyrinth invites you to become explorers in search of the last Cro-Magnon. And you can also cross the ages and go back in 1900, in the Parc du Bournat.

Are you a sportsman ? All the better !

Come to get up high on the 1st aerial and urban route of France : The Big Bird, with its 57 challenges of agility and other challenges ! For the less reckless, the 18-hole miniature golf, the Jungle Golf, will offer you a relaxing moment in a site surrounded by lush nature. Two canoes bases located in the village will allow you to discover the valley of the Vézère from a different angle.

Fancy a breath of fresh air ?

From the village, you can also take the start of hiking loops:
-Boucle of the Cingle
-Boucle des cabanes
and mountain bike circuits:
-Le Bugue -> Les Eyzies
-Le Bugue -> Saint Cirq
-Le Bugue-> Audrix / Campagne

Animations throughout the year !

Since a few years, on the weekend of Whitsun, Le Bugue becomes the Capital of circus and arts, with the Festival Brikabrak.
In October, discover the authenticity, traditions and quality of the Black Périgord products with the Fête du Terroir and traditions.
In August, the festival of Saint Louis livens up the city for almost a week.


enlightenedThe village has a pleasant camper service area along the river in a natural and relaxing environment.
enlightenedIn July / August, every Tuesday evening, the gourmet food markets take place along the river Vézère.
enlightenedA municipal swimming pool welcomes you from June to September.
enlightenedYou can rent several electric bikes in front of the town hall 24/7


Le Bugue, Vallée Vézère, Dordogne ©ALR
Le Bugue, Vallée Vézère, Dordogne ©ALR