Cathedrals, churches, cloisters and abbeys of Dordogne Périgord

Discover The religious monuments of Périgord: churches, cathedral, cloister and abbeys... In the picturesque villages, discover the Romanesque churches sometimes very old or even visit the cloisters like that of Cadouin. Also many interesting abbeys. And not to miss the Cathedral of Saint Front of Périgueux halfway between the Sacred Heart of Montmartre and the Hagia Sophia of Istanbul.

Brantôme Abbey

An exceptional site

The abbey of Brantôme known as Saint Peter of Brantôme was founded according to the legend in 769 by Charlemagne him MêmeElle was...

Boulevard Charlemagne 14

Abbey Church of Paunat

12th Century Abbey

The church of Saint-Martial is the abbey of one of the oldest abbeys of Périgord, it is classified as monuments...


Cloister of Cadouin

Masterpiece of flamboyant Gothic art, Unesco PM

This cloister, listed as a historical Monument and enshrined in UNESCO's World Heritage, is a masterpiece of flamboyant Gothic art...

Abbey Square
Le Buisson-de-Cadouin

Chancelade Abbey

Abbey of the 12th century

In 1120 hermits grouped around a source (origin of the name of Chancelade) organize themselves in community, adopt the rule of life...


Church of Rouffignac

Listed as a Historic Monument

The church of St Germain de Rouffignac has been classified as a historical monument since May 1900. It was built between the 15th and...

Church Square

Echourgnac Abbey

A Cistercian abbey in Périgord

The abbey of the hatch of Our Lady of Good Hope is located in the heart of the Double, in the commune of Échourgnac (400 inhabitants),...


Village of la Madeleine

A walk of 17000 years in the rock

An exceptional natural site, among the best preserved of the Vézère Valley, the Madeleine has attracted the man of prehistory to our...


Saint Sacerdos Cathedral, Sarlat

Co-cathedral of the diocese of Périgueux and Sarlat.

The cathedral of Saint Sacerdos in Sarlat was classified as a historical monument in 1840 The sanctuary is dedicated to Saint Sacerdos, born in Calviac, a village...

Place du Peyrou

Abbey of Saint Mary

Saint Mary of Souillac Abbey

The Abbey of Sainte-Marie de Souillac owes its origin to the Benedictine monks of Saint-Pierre d'Aurillac who established a dependency in this area....

Place Pierre Betz

St. Front Cathedral

A Byzantine architecture in Périgueux

The Cathedral of Saint Front, Cathedral of Périgueux, seat of the Diocese of Périgueux and Sarlat is a Roman Catholic cathedral located...

Place de la Clautre