The GPS points with the names of the towns are used to orient you in order to make your walk more pleasant.
You will follow the Vézère river, cross charming villages, you will then discover the landscapes on the cliffs, and cross those which are among our most beautiful forests!


For a good day or 2 days of discovery

Mode of transport : on horseback

Ideal season : spring / summer

Have you already tried the Vézère valley on horseback? No ? So we
offers this route which passes through the village of Moustier and runs along the Vézère river
to enjoy this gentle and rejuvenating activity while admiring the
specificities of the region. 


Riding in Paradise!

You will leave from the Paradis campsite in Saint-Léon-sur-Vézère, on the banks of the Vézère river. The owner of the campsite is used to organizing horseback riding from his “little” Paradise.



The Step of the Mirror

Walk along the bank of the Vézère, contemplating the Roque Saint-Christophe. Along the river, the view will be breathtaking over this jewel of Périgord. (Do not go under the bridge on horseback, but follow the road towards Moustier).


Cross the village of Moustier

As you cross the village of Moustier, you will discover a local hotspot. On the village square, you will see a magnificent cannon, because it is from this village that the cannons arriving from the Ans valley (on the Hautefort side) were transported to Rochefort by road for the royal navy in the 17th century.

on the ruth


Walk along the cliff on Le Ruth into the forest

In the village of Moustier, head towards the Route du Ruth, a small bucolic road which will take you to Le Ruth to dominate the entire valley. Then, all you have to do is let yourself be guided by the municipal path to the place called Lespinasse through the forest.



In Lespinasse, in the town of Tursac, you will be close to the troglodyte village of La Madeleine. This must-see is well worth the detour (there is a farm where you can probably negotiate a little rest for your horse). With or without a visit to the Madeleine, head towards Fleurac and continue on your way.

in the forest on horseback


Through the woods in the town of Fleurac

Slightly uphill, you will follow the small departmental road before taking the paths through the woods again. And at the crossroads of these paths, you will have to take the one on the right.



We close the loop

Return to the starting point via wide forest paths. You will also have the opportunity to walk along paths lined with small cliffs that will make you think of Heroic fantasy films. You will then return to the village of Moustier via the Entamnies road, and return to Paradise.

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