The Dordogne is the land of a thousand and one castles. In the Black Perigord, medieval castles dominate, true fortresses. If there is one place you should not miss, it is the area between the village of Saint Cyprien and Domme. You will find there the majestic Beynac castle perched on a cliffside in front of the village of [...]
The vineyard represents a very important part of the gastronomy of the Périgord, wine has been present since the Middle Ages and constitutes an important part of the trade of the region. In the 19th century, the phylloxera insect pest from America decimated the vineyards. But little by little, viticulture resumed and the vineyards were established, particularly in the [...]
In 2022, there are 168 villages labeled as the most beautiful villages of France throughout France. In the Dordogne, there are no less than 10 classified villages which testify to an exceptional heritage of the region. Indeed, if each department counted as many, there would be some 1000 villages labeled on the whole country.
How to get to the Dordogne by air, or go on vacation to discover new horizons from our beautiful region...
The Vézère Valley is located 2 hours from Bordeaux, Limoges and Toulouse. It is one of the most important tourist attractions in the Périgord. Rich in a cultural, prehistoric, architectural and natural heritage, the Vézère Valley is an essential part of your stay in the Dordogne.
More than a thousand castles of the Middle Ages or the Renaissance, mansions and strong houses
The day when the village comes to life. The day of the market!
A world-famous heritage