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Discover the Dordogne by motorhome

Want to enjoy your vacation on the road? The Dordogne offers an ideal setting for traveling in a motorhome or camper van. Discover all the rich heritage of Périgord Noir, its prehistoric sites and its castles during your stay. You will definitely find a suitable location for the night or the day thanks to the numerous motorhome areas in Dordogne, located very close to places of interest and the river. Without forgetting the comfort of campsites or the originality of a stopover at the farm. Follow the leader !

Why visit the Dordogne by motorhome?

Explore the most beautiful villages in France and Périgord

Traveling in a motorhome is a dream opportunity to travel the route of the Vézère valley, and to visit its different villages and prehistoric sites.

You can, for example, drive between Saint-Léon-sur-Vézère, Saint-Amand-de-Coly and Limeuil, classified among the most beautiful villages in France. But also take a stroll to the village of Montignac-Lascaux, very close to the Lascaux cave, where a visit is essential.

Enjoy all the activities in the Dordogne

On the road, many activities await you to relax and discover the riches of the heritage of Périgord noir :

  • Lascaux Cave;
  • Canoe rental;
  • Mountain bike hikes;
  • Limeuil Gardens;
  • Château de Castelnaud-la-Chapelle; Beynac Castle…
  • Commarque castles;

Where to park a motorhome in Dordogne? 

Are you wondering where to stay the night or how to find campervan pitches for organize your trip ? Several possibilities, depending on your needs and the time of day: a camper van area, a campsite or even a parking lot. And it also works in converted van.

At motorhome service areas


For the night or a stopover of a few hours, consider using the equipped pitches. They welcome you all year round in varied and pleasant settings: in the city center, at the water's edge, but also with local producers.

Different services are offered on this type of location:

  • Electricity ;
  • Draining of gray water;
  • Potable water ;
  • Restrooms.

In the campsites of Dordogne

For even more comfort or to enjoy a family vacation, you can also stop your vehicle in one of the many campings nestled in the heart of Périgord:

  • A municipal campsite;
  • A private campsite;
  • Or a campsite on a farm to discover local products.

Some sites are equipped with a swimming pool: the ideal choice for children.

In car parks accessible to motorhomes

Need to park near your activities? You will find numerous parking spaces suitable for camper vans and vans on your route. What to plan a castle visit ou of gardens, and why not rent a mountain bike or canoe?

How to find campervan pitches in Périgord?

As you travel through the Vézère valley, you will inevitably find a campervan pitch where you can spend the night in complete peace and quiet. Most are located close to places of interest to plan walking tours.

Motorhome area in the city center

To take advantage of the visit to a village without having to travel, there's nothing like a city center location. You can stop off and spend the night in places like:

  • The Montignac-Lascaux area, very close to the historic center;
  • The Saint-Léon-sur-Vézère area;
  • The village area of ​​Les Eyzies, World Capital of Prehistory.
  • The Bugue area, ideal for families.
  • The Sarlat area, 10 minutes walk from the city center
Montignac©ALR motorhome area

Motorhome area by the river

Breakfast on the grass or by the water is always very enjoyable during a trip in a motorhome or van. A stay in the Dordogne is ideal for this: you can enjoy a night on one of the pitches located very close to the Vezere, quiet and in the shade.

Locations available from local producers

In Dordogne, it is also possible to stop off with farmers. Some offer a free pitch for campervan or van on the farm.
An original and friendly way to continue your trip.

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