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You are on vacation in the Dordogne, there are so many places to visit that you don't know where to turn. No worries ! We offer you a travel program whether you want to attack a castle, explore a cave, or discover a village in the Périgord Noir.

Where to walk in Périgord Noir?

The Dordogne can be traveled from north to south, from east to west and even diagonally. With each kilometer traveled, regardless of the road taken, you will discover a castle here, a village classified as “ Most Beautiful Villages of France » there, a hiking loop to do.

We advise you to take at least 1 week to discover this part of the Dordogne, considered the richest in terms of heritage.

If you only have a few days, we invite you to focus on a theme like “in the footsteps of Cro-Magnon" or "natural sites and fun activities», a route without too much road is proposed for this.

For those who are lucky enough to enjoy the Dordogne for longer, treat yourself with the “ Discovering the 4 Périgords » or mix several of our itineraries.

You can also contact the Lascaux-Dordogne Tourist Office! And even pay us a quick visit at the start of your stay, we will be happy to develop your personalized tour itinerary.

Which stay should you prefer?

When visiting the Dordogne for the first time, we frequently head towards Sarlat, the medieval town which shines in summer.
Close to the capital of Périgord Noir is the Dordogne valley. It conceals treasures such as the castles of Castelnaud and Beynac, the village of Roque Gageac or the bastide of Domme which immerse you in the Périgord from the Middle Ages.

However, when we prefer go off the beaten track, it is better to head towards a less frequented village in the Vézère valley and explore the heart of Périgord Noir.

By residing in Eyzies, we offer you an itinerary in mode slow tourism. Discover how you can combine hiking, cave visits and travel to prehistoric times without hitting the road once.

If you are more of a vanlife type, take advantage of our tour “natural sites and fun activities”, we will give you some tips for a logical, practical and eco-responsible itinerary. A road trip that leaves room for contemplation.

The Vézère valley on horseback, have you already tested? No ? So we offer you this route which passes through the village of Moustier and along the Vézère river to enjoy this gentle and refreshing activity while admiring the specificities of the region.

More and more of you want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, relax in a place without waves and be as close as possible to nature. We recommend our itinerary “ between carreirou and wide open spaces " or " Discovering the fauna of the valley ". Welcome to Perigord!

We offer you a trip to the Dordogne without Sarlat, Brantôme, Beynac, or Lascaux? Yes, yes, it's possible and we promise we won't be bored!

Discover the route “Off the beaten track (really)” and have fun exploring our Vézère valley in a different way.

Of course, purists, we haven't forgotten you.

The Vézère valley is above all renowned for Prehistory and its concentration of caves.

Le chemin “In the footsteps of Cro-Magnon” takes you on the road of our ancestors.

«Discovering the 4 Périgords", Everything is said in the title ! This route runs through the Dordogne from Brantôme to Sarlat, passing through the bastides near Bergerac and the Isle or Auvézère valley. You will need 3 weeks to discover everything about our beautiful Périgord.

For the more traditional, we have put together an itinerary “ Castles and gastronomy "?

Download the Lascaux-Dordogne Essentials guide

Are you ready to travel the Dordogne? For a day, a week or more, the choice is yours…

Starting signal !

The Tourist Office suggests ideas for circuits through the Perigord Noir.

Other road trip suggestions, a bike tour or many other themes are possible because this Mecca of tourism in France is full of sites to discover.

We are waiting for you in the villages of Eyzies, Bugue, Montignac-Lascaux or Limeuil and Coly-Saint-Amand to reveal the castle that suits you, the hiking loop what you need, the museum not to be missed. Your stay in Lascaux-Dordogne is to be invented together.

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