C’est l’une des falaises les plus visitées du Périgord ! Empruntez la D706, cette route touristique longe la rivière Vézère de Montignac-Lascaux jusqu’aux Eyzies. Elle dessert nombre de sites touristiques immanquables du Périgord Noir dont La Roque Saint-Christophe à Peyzac le Moustier.

The most impressive troglodyte city in Périgord

Overlooking one of the flagship elements of the Dordogne: a river, La Roque Saint-Christophe dominates the landscape and the natural elements that surround it. In fact, from its terrace you admire the meanders of the Vézère, the many preserved fields of Peyzac as well as the wild beauty of Moustier.

La Roque Saint-Christophe
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New night tours 2024

Come and discover La Roque Saint-Christophe at night, during a nighttime sound and light show, a giant mapping telling the dream of Guilhem the illuminator!

Monday to Thursday from 21 p.m. during summer holidays.

A tourist site labeled NF Environnement

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La Roque Saint-Christophe is one of the 4 tourist sites of the Vézère valley to be NF environment labeled. This national label highlights theecological commitment from La Roque Saint-Christophe.
The troglodyte fort is committed to a strong environmental approach, it is also one of the first members of theVézère Valley Ecocharter.

A family visit

La Roque Saint-Christophe is a must for family vacation in Périgord Noir.
Every school vacation, guided tours as well as demonstrations of medieval lifting gear are organized. A 3D film and models allow you to understand the location of the dwellings and the occupation of the cliff over the centuries.
La Roque Saint-Christophe is a visit suitable for everyone.
Numerous and diverse activities punctuate the visits, especially in summer! Introduction to prehistoric music, discovery of birds and their songs, flint knapping and fire lighting (without matches!), slate size, initiation à la cuisine médiévale… Il y a toujours quelque chose à découvrir sur la falaise !

New 2024

“Guillaume and Bayard” show with a knight and his faithful steed to understand the importance of the horse and its relationship with the rider in the Middle Ages. The show is held at foot of the cliff, open to the public for the first time!

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Prices Min. Max.
Full price
10.9 € 11.9 €
Child rate
7 € 8 €
Group rate
7.6 € -
Child rate
4.7 € 5.7 €

From Prehistory to the Middle Ages

The Dordogne, and the Vézère valley in particular, have been shaped by man for thousands of years.
The prehistoric men left traces visible in this white cliff, they are today staging for the fun discovery. The skeleton dating back 3000 years which was discovered under the large shelter will be presented to you in one of the rooms dug into the rock.
You will also discover how cities were built in the Middle Ages thanks to the virtual reality film but also throughout the shaded and covered route.

La Roque Saint-Christophe

Ce mur de calcaire long d’un kilomètre, vous assure une plongée dans l’Histoire du Périgord et vous en mettra plein la vue !

Info + : La Roque Saint-Christophe is open all year round! The site can be explored on a guided tour or accompanied by a guide.

La Roque Saint-Christophe, one of the unforgettable “Visits in Périgord”

The troglodyte city is part of the “Visits in Périgord” network. This association brings together some of the emblematic tourist sites of the Dordogne.

Especially The Forte House of Reignac, another major troglodyte site in the Lascaux-Dordogne region. This cliff castle is just a few kilometers downstream of the Vézère.

A little further south, the town of Eyzies, world capital of Prehistory, is home to one of the other members of this network: the Roc de Cazelle Caves. Continue the adventure of Roque Saint-Christophe in this shady place to visit with troglodytic parts. You will be able to go back in time by discovering the daily life of prehistoric men, those of the Middle Ages and the last peasants who lived on this site in a monolithic house. Videos enhance the visit to this troglodyte habitat. Close to the Font-de-Gaume cave and the Commarque castle, the site was inhabited during the Middle Ages just like Roque Saint Christophe. 

La Roque Saint-Christophe can also be visited thanks to combined tickets with 2 other sites: La Maison Forte de Reignac and the Donjon, Manoir de la Salle in Saint-Léon sur Vézère. Save money and time by purchasing your tickets from the online ticket office!

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