All the sights to visit in the Dordogne

The tourist Sites of Périgord and the Dordogne If you like old stones, don't worry, they are waiting for you with great pleasure. The Dordogne has an incredible number of castles, monuments and Tourist sites.

For prehistory museums, caves and shelters will remind you of our origins. Big names are here, Lascaux for example, but it is not the only one. Beautiful gardens, superb troglodyte villages, decorate your Perigord days. The department is rich in many places to visit, with family, with friends, choose your theme, it will certainly come back to see everything.

Many mythical areas are to be discovered: The valley of the Dordogne and its castles Of course, the Vézère Valley also called the Valley of Man because Cro Magnon stayed there at the time of prehistory, but also the Bergeracois, the capital of Périgord Blanc Périgueux and the most beautiful villages of France without forgetting the medieval city of Sarlat The Canéda capital of Périgord Noir and the Bastide of the Périgord purple.

Discover our selection of all attractions in Périgord Dordogne!

Church of Rouffignac

Listed as a historical 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 18th centuries.

Church Square
Rouffignac-Saint-Cernin-de-Reilhac

Chancelade Abbey

12th century abbey church

In 1120, hermits gathered around a spring (the origin of the name Chancelade) organised themselves into a community and adopted the rule of life...

Chancelade

Planbuisson Bamboo Gardens

A dream of bamboos in Dordogne Périgord

A dream of Bamboos in Périgord: The Bamboos of PlanBuisson are a unique collection in Europe of bamboos and other grasses from all over the world...

Rue Montaigne 18
Le Buisson-de-Cadouin

The Maxange Cave

Let yourself be caught by a unique and magical cave.

The Grotte de Maxange, in the Dordogne valley, is surprising in many ways It begins with its history, which is not a history of its own...

Le Buisson-de-Cadouin

The Château de Losse and its gardens

Castle and Gardens of Losse, the Renaissance in Périgord

Château and Gardens of Losse - Renaissance in Périgord Overlooking the Vézère river, the Château de Losse is a splendid residence of pleasure...

Thonac

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
Sarlat-la-Canéda

Pond of Tamniès

Water area for water recreation

Located in the small commune of Tamniès, 5 km from Sarlat, the Tamniès pond has been equipped for swimming, fishing and small-scale fishing.

Tamniès

Château l'Evêque in Périgord

One of the thirty most beautiful castles in the Périgord!

Château l'Evêque in Périgord was a fortress as early as the 11th century. The present castle was built and then remodelled in the 14th, 15th and 16th centuries.

Castle Street 14
Château-l'Évêque

Château des Milandes

Josephine Baker's former home - Birds of Prey show

Not to be missed in Dordogne Périgord! The visit of the Château des Milandes in Castelnaud is a wonderful dive into the life of a castle in the Dordogne....

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle

Hautefort Castle

Château de Hautefort, experience the beauty!

Situated on a rocky spur, the Château de Hautefort is an ancient medieval fortress transformed in the 17th century by the Marquis du...

Le Bourg d'Hautefort
Hautefort

Museum of the city of Bergerac, wine and waterway transport

The city's museum of art and history.

The Museum of the city of Bergerac, wine and inland navigation is located in a half-timbered building that was once a tavern on the port of Bergerac.

Rue des Conférences 5
Bergerac

Exotic Garden of La Roque Gageac

An astonishing garden in the heart of the Black Perigord

An Exotic Garden in Perigord Well yes it is possible This surprising garden where you can find palm trees, banana trees, ...

La Roque-Gageac

Country Castle Park

Country estate, park, arboretum and castle

The park of the Château de Campagne, between Le Bugue, Saint Cyprien and les Eyzies-de-Tayac, is open all year round and is free of charge (closed from...

Campaign

Biron Castle

An exceptional stone giant!

The Château de Biron, one of the 4 baronies of the Périgord with Beynac, Biron and Mareuil, presents an impressive architectural ensemble To the...

Bourg
Biron

Château de Varaignes Weavers' Museum

Workshop-museum of the Weavers and the Charentaise

The castle of Varaignes was built in the 14th century and underwent many changes until the 16th century.

Castle Street
Varaignes

Caves of the Roc de Cazelle

Prehistory, history and nature in the land of man

Come to discover the Caves of the Roc de Cazelle a seizing prehistoric park where are presented to you the reconstitutions of the life of our...

Route de Sarlat
Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil

Château Le Paluel

medieval and renaissance castle

Its name may be foreign to you...but you probably already know it...in fact the Paluel castle has been used as a setting for the...

Saint-Vincent-le-Paluel

Prehisto Park

Prehistory as if you were there!

A JOURNEY TO THE HEART OF OUR ORIGINS, FROM NEANDERTHAL TO CRO-MAGNON Nestled in a haven of greenery and situated between two cliffs in the heart of the Vallée de...

La Faure Reignac
Tursac

Eyrignac and its Gardens

The Most Beautiful Garden of the Périgord

The Gardens of the Manor of Eyrignac, Historic Monuments since 1986, are without a doubt the most beautiful gardens of the Périgord. They are...

Salignac-Eyvigues

Ecomuseum of the truffle

Unlock the mysteries of the black diamond

It is quite natural that the truffle eco-museum is located in Sorges. Indeed Sorges, a small town in the north-east of the...

Route des Truffières 2
Sorges and Ligueux in Périgord

Sauveboeuf Castle

On the banks of the river Vézère, a few minutes from Montignac

History of Château de Sauveboeuf According to the first written sources, the castle of Sauveboeuf dates back to the middle of the 14th century.

Aubas

MARQUEYSSAC Gardens

Romantic and picturesque gardens overlooking the Dordogne River, a masterpiece of topiary art

The gardens of Marqueyssac perched on rocky spur overlooking the valley of the Dordogne offers you in a magical place one of the most beautiful...

Vezac

The Thot Park

Extend your experience in prehistory

In the Parc du Thot, you will discover Cro-Magnon man and his relationship with the species that lived in his time, which he sometimes painted or...

Thonac

The Fort of La Roque Gageac

One of the most beautiful panoramas of the Périgord Noir

The Fort of La Roque Gageac is an ancient medieval fortification from the 12th century overlooking the Dordogne River by 120m and offering a panoramic view of the...

La Roque-Gageac

Le Manoir de la Salle

A home through time

The manor house of Saint-Léon, also called Manoir de la Salle, consists of a 15th century manor house and a square keep with a tower...

Saint-Léon-sur-Vézère

La Filature de Belvès

Discovering the craft and industrial heritage

Situated at the foot of the village of Belvès, classified as one of the "most beautiful villages in France", in an old mill in the Nauze valley, with...

route des moulins 257
Monplaisant

Chasm of Proumeyssac

The Crystal Cathedral of Dordogne Perigord

History of the Proumeyssac chasm Already in the 18th century, the Proumeyssac chasm was known in the Dordogne for its terrifying legends: it was...

Proumeyssac
Audrix

Lascaux International Center of parietal Art

Lascaux International Centre for Cave Art ( lascaux 4 )

In perfect harmony with the landscape: 9,000 m² of buildings blend into the landscape, stretched out like a scratch on the façade, almost like a...

Montignac

Vesunna

Gallo-Roman museum site in Périgueux

Vesunna is the ancient city of Périgueux, it occupied a 60-hectare meander on the right bank of the river Isle The Vesunna Museum is a museum...

Rue 26ème Régiment d'Infanterie 20
Périgueux

Brantôme Abbey

An exceptional site

The abbey of Brantôme, known as Saint Pierre de Brantôme, was founded according to legend in 769 by Charlemagne himself.

Boulevard Charlemagne 14
Brantôme

Bara-Bahau cave

The bear sanctuary

The Bara-Bahau (or Bara-Bao) cave is one of the Palaeolithic decorated caves in the valley of...

Le Bugue

Fernand Desmoulin Museum

The museum presents the mediumistic work of the painter and aquafortist Fernand Desmoulin (1853-1914) He was won over by the fever of spiritualism very early in...

Boulevard Charlemagne
Brantôme in Perigord

Chateau de Castelnaud

Medieval castle, war Museum in the Middle Ages in the Dordogne

The Château de Castelnaud dominates the valley of the Dordogne, facing the castle of Beynac located on the other side of the...

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle

St. Front Cathedral

A Byzantine architecture in Périgueux

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

Place de la Clautre
Périgueux

Excideuil Castle

Fortress watching over the passage from Périgord to Limousin

The castle of Excideuil is located in the north-east of the Dordogne department in the green Périgord. It is a fortified castle...

Excideuil

Abbey church of Paunat

12th century abbey

The church of Saint-Martial is the abbey church of one of the oldest abbeys in the Périgord and is listed as a monument...

Le Bourg
Paunat

The Carbonnières Cave

A magical atmosphere: a sound and light ambiance

The Grotte des Carbonnières was discovered in the 2000s, then developed and opened to the public in 2018 by Jean-Max Touron.

Lacave

PARK LE BOURNAT

Theme park: Life in 1900 in the Dordogne

Meet the villagers of Le Bournat by walking through the narrow streets of this village reconstructed with authentic Périgord stone.

Allée Paul-Jean Souriau 191
Le Bugue

La Rouzique Paper Mill

Discover the secrets of artisanal papermaking!

Couze and Saint-Front, the cradle of papermaking in the South West, is a small village on the banks of the Dordogne which has housed up to 13 mills...

Route de Varennes
Couze-et-Saint-Front

Jacquou Park

Amusement and leisure park for the whole family in the Dordogne

Jacquou Parc is a vast leisure area located on the Périgueux / Le Bugue road We offer you unlimited access to the 22 rides of the park...

La Ménuse-D710
Le Bugue

At the Bos Ponds

A family water park and leisure park in the Périgord Noir

An entertaining interlude for the whole family awaits you at the Etangs du Bos, where young and old can enjoy their activity...

Saint-Chamassy

Le Regourdou

The Neanderthal Sanctuary

The extraordinary story of Regourdou began in 1954 when Roger Constant, the owner of a farm near the cave of Regourdou,...

Montignac

General company of Minerals and jewellery

Workshop-Museum of minerals and jewellery in the Dordogne, free visit.

Free visit of our museum Remarkable for their richness of form and colour, minerals have enchanted mankind for centuries.

Vezac

Laugerie Basse shelter

Prehistoric site inscribed on the Unesco World Heritage List

At the prehistoric shelters of Laugerie Basse, walk under a real habitat occupied by Man since the Magdalenian period, and which...

Les Eyzies

Rouffignac Cave

The Cave of a Hundred Mammoths

Situated in the commune of Rouffignac-Saint-Cernin in Périgord Noir, the cave of Rouffignac, formerly known as the "Cro de...

Rouffignac-Saint-Cernin-de-Reilhac

Grand Roc Cave

An exceptional gem of concretions in the Dordogne

Discovered by Jean Maury on April 29, 1924, the Caves of the Grand Roc were arranged and opened for the visit in 1927 they open to...

route de Périgueux
Les Eyzies

Gold Gallery

Learn all about precious metal

Located in an old cellar adjoining the tourist Office and a few steps from the Château de Jumilhac, the Gold Gallery presents an exhibition...

Jumilhac-le-Grand

Aquarium Périgord Noir

The largest freshwater aquarium in Europe is in the Périgord

The Aquarium Périgord Noir is the largest private freshwater aquarium in Europe; on more than 4,000m2, discover 70 tanks containing 3,000 fish.

Allée Paul-Jean Souriau 99
Le Bugue

The Wild Park

Birds of prey and animals of the farm and our forests

The Parc Sauvage, in La Tour-Blanche, is a zoological park consisting of an educational farm with rare domestic breeds, a...

The Claud
La Tour-Blanche-Cercles

Roque Saint Christophe

La Roque Saint-Christophe Troglodyte Fort and City

Halfway between LES EYZIES and MONTIGNAC-LASCAUX, the cliff of the ROQUE SAINT CHRISTOPHE rises steeply from the Vézère. This real wall...

La Roque Saint-Christophe
Peyzac-le-Moustier

Abbey of Echourgnac

A Cistercian abbey in the Périgord

The Abbey of the Trappe de Notre-Dame de Bonne-Espérance is located in the heart of the Double, in the commune of Echourgnac (400 inhabitants),...

Echourgnac

National Museum of Prehistory

More than 18,000 pieces in a completely new museography

Located in the old castle of Les Eyzies de Taillac since 1911, embedded in the cliff overlooking the village, the National Museum of the...

Museum Street 1
Les Eyzies

Cap Blanc Shelter

A carved bestiary of the Magdalenian

The shelter of Cap Blanc is located on the commut of Marquay to the east of Les Eyzies, it is a site managed by the National Monuments...

D48
Marquay

Panoramic Gardens of Limeuil

The panoramic gardens of Limeuil

The panoramic gardens are located at the top of the medieval village of Limeuil, classified as one of the "most beautiful villages in France".

Place des Fosses
Limeuil

Tobacco Museum

Original museum by its theme

Bergerac is home to the Tobacco Museum, it is not a promotional tool and is not only for smokers (smoking is recognized as a serious problem in the...

Place du Feu
Bergerac

La Roque GAGEAC

Village between the cliff and the River Dordogne

La Roque Gageac is one of the most beautiful villages in France, nestled against a huge limestone cliff in the hollow of a meander of the Dordogne river.

La Roque-Gageac

The Cro-Magnon Shelter

Emblematic place of the discovery of Cro-magnon Man

The Cro-Magnon shelter is the emblematic place of the discovery, giving its name to the first modern man: Cro-Magnon man (synonymous with...

Chemin de Cro Magnon 2
Les Eyzies

Costi Museum

A remarkable collection of sculptures by the artist Costi

The former presbytery of Saint Jacques in Bergerac hosts under the remarkable vaults of the cellar of the Petite Mission the museum of the...

Rue Saint-Esprit 29
Bergerac

Cloister of Cadouin

A masterpiece of flamboyant gothic art, Unesco World Heritage Site

This cloister, classified as a Historic Monument and listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, is a masterpiece of flamboyant Gothic art.

Place de l'Abbaye
Le Buisson-de-Cadouin

Montreal Castle

Renaissance castle, historical monument

Located 7 km from Mussidan, the elegant Chateau de Montréal overlooks the valley of the Crempse This is a castle of the...

Issac

Quercyland

Quercyland: Water and adventure park

There's no age limit to having fun, come and spend a day with your family or friends at Quercyland! More than 3 hectares where...

Rue des Ondines
Souillac

Belvès

Classified as the most beautiful villages in France, troglodytic dwellings

Belvès is ideally situated in the heart of the Périgord Noir, 15 km north of Monpazier and 20 km south of Sarlat. You will find a...

Belvès

Chateau de la Marthonie

Chateau de la Marthonie

The first constructions of the Château de la Marthonie date back to the 12th century, destroyed during the Hundred Years War, it was...

Le Bourg
Saint-Jean-de-Côle

Barrière Castle

A ruin in good condition

Barrière Castle dates from 1312 and was built by the Barrière family in the 13th century, with a keep surrounded by a moat...

Avenue Edouard Dupuy
Villamblard

Prehistoric Mirror Maze

Surprise Cro Magnon in his incredible mirror maze

Become explorers, set off on an expedition in search of the last Cro Magnon still alive, discovered by the famous archaeologist: the...

Allée Paul-Jean Souriau 99
Le Bugue sur Vézère

Font de Gaume cave

One of the most beautiful Paleolithic sanctuaries in the world

Listed as a Unesco World Heritage Site since 1979, Font-de-Gaume is an ornate cave and one of the most beautiful Paleolithic sanctuaries...

Avenue des Grottes 4
Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil

Abbey of Saint Mary

Saint Mary of Souillac Abbey

The abbey of Sainte-Marie de Souillac owes its origins to the Benedictine monks of Saint-Pierre d'Aurillac who established an outbuilding in this area.

Place Pierre Betz
Souillac

Combarelles Cave

More than 800 Magdalenian engravings, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

The Cave of the Combarelles, located at the bottom of a valley at the exit of Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil in the Dordogne, on the road to Sarlat, is a...

Avenue des Grottes 1-4
Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil

Grotto of Villars

Cave adorned with prehistoric and concretions paintings.

The Villars cave is the only cave in the Périgord to contain both original prehistoric paintings and concretions The river...

The Cluzeau
Villars

Maison de la Châtaigne

Ecomuseum of chestnuts and Perigord undergrowth

The Chestnut is an emblematic fruit of the Périgord Noir in the same way as ceps and truffles The house of the chestnut located at...

Villefranche du Périgord

Bourdeilles Castle

Travelling through the Middle Ages and Renaissance

Built on a rocky outcrop, the castle of Bourdeilles brings together two exceptional buildings A medieval fortress from the 13th century...

Place de la Halle
Bourdeilles

Maison Forte de Reignac

Unique troglodytic "cliff castle" in France, museum of torture

The fortified house of Reignac has been preserved in an exceptional state since the 14th century and is entirely period.

Tursac

The Manor of Gisson

The world of the Sarlatan bourgeoisie in the 17th century

The Manoir de Gisson is a listed historic monument located in the heart of the old town of Sarlat on the Place des Oies.

Place du Marché aux Oies
Sarlat-la-Canéda