Village de Rouffignac St-Cernin

The village of Rouffignac-Saint-Cernin is a commune in the Barade forest located on the highest hills of Périgord Noir in Dordogne, surrounded by varied nature which offers sumptuous landscapes. You can visit, before or after Lascaux, the Grotte de Rouffignac, also called the Cave of a Hundred Mammoths, whose cave paintings can be dated to the final and middle Magdalenian, i.e. 11 years BC.
The architecture of the town of Rouffignac-Saint Cernin-de-Reilhac differs from that of the surrounding villages, this is due to its tragic history during the Second World War: on March 31, 1944, the town of Rouffignac disappeared under incendiary bombs. Only the church with its portal dating from 1530, its flamboyant style interior and a few neighboring houses were spared. The village was completely rebuilt from 1948.


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