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!

Caves of the Roc de Cazelle

Prehistory, history and nature in the land of man

Come and discover in this striking prehistoric park, reconstructions of the life of our distant ancestors in the very places where they lived.

Route de Sarlat
Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Museum of the History of Medicine in Hautefort

Hôtel-Dieu de Hautefort

The Hôtel-Dieu d'Hautefort dates from the 17th century and today houses the museum of the history of medicine...

Place Marquis Jacques François de Hautefort
Hautefort

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

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

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

Château de Beynac

Emblematic medieval fortress of the Dordogne

The castle of Beynac is one of the best preserved and most famous in the Périgord It was built in the 12th century by the...

Castle Road
Beynac-et-Cazenac

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

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...

Le Bourg
Bourdeilles

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

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

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

Durandal Park

Parc Durandal in Rocamadour: Equestrian Show

Equestrian stunts, fights, atypical characters, offbeat humour, great complicity and closeness with the artists await you at the Park...

Rocamadour

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

The Wild Park

Raptors and farm animals

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

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...

Allée Paul-Jean Souriau 99
Le Bugue

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

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

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

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

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

Gageac Castle

Chateau Classé, one of the most charming of the Bergeracois

In the 12th century, as a watchtower dependent on the castle of DURAS, the stronghold of Gageac consisted of a single keep with access to the...

GAGEAC-et-Rouillac

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

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

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

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

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

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

Château des Bories

An exceptional place : a family home

The Château des Bories stands on the commune of Antonne-et-Trigonant on the edge of the Isle, on the eastern outskirts of Périgueux. The...

Antonne

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

Fénelon Castle

Feudal fortress of the Périgord Noir

feudal fortress of the Périgord Noir Set within a double enclosure, the castle of Fénelon with its lauze roof rises up from its powerful...

Sainte-Mondane

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 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...

Paunat

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

The gardens of the Chartreuse du Colombier

Remarkable garden in the Dordogne

Around a bucolic and refined Chartreuse, from the 17th and 18th centuries, hunting pavilions and farmhouses, the gardens of the...

D31
Paunat

Zoological Reserve of Calviac

Conservatory of threatened species

The Calviac Zoological Reserve is a non-profit institution with a mission to conserve endangered species.

Calviac-en-Périgord

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

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

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

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

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

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

Caves of Cougnac

Caves of cougnac : authentic prehistoric drawings in the middle of concretions

The site of the caves of Cougnac is made up of 2 caves 200m apart. The first cave was discovered in 1949. It contains a very large...

Caves of Cougnac
Payrignac

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Padirac Abyss

Reality is beyond imagination!

Close to Rocamadour, Le Gouffre de Padirac is in the Dordogne Valley on the Causse du Quercy in the Lot region, just an hour from Sarlat. The...

The Abyss
Padirac

Chateau de Commarque

At the heart of 15,000 years of history in the Dordogne

The Castle of Combrand: a medieval castrum overlooking the valley of the Beune, the castle of Commarque was built in order to...

Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil

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

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

Puymartin Castle

The castle of the White Lady

History of the Castle of Puymartin the construction of the castle began in the 13th century in 1357, the castle becomes English possession...

Marquay

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

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...

Monplaisant

Dinosaur Park Dordogne

Come and travel through time.. In the Dordogne

The Dinosaur park is a journey through the eras to discover the first Earth lizards, edaphosaurs and meet creatures...

Saint-Léon-sur-Vézère

Gorodka

Village of Singular Art 4 km from Sarlat

Gorodka is part of the itinerary of Singular Art (published by the Palais du Facteur Cheval) "If there was a competition...

Rue Louis de Champagne
Sarlat-la-Canéda

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

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

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

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

Museum of the Passing of Time

A leap in time...

What is the Museum of the Passing of Time? Imagine being able to go back in time, the time of a walk in the streets...

Allas-les-Mines

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 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

Museum of Art and Archaeology of the Périgord

Prehistory, ethnography and fine arts

The Museum of Art and Archaeology of the Périgord is the oldest in the Dordogne department, with over 45,000 works of art...

Cours Tourny 22
Périgueux

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

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

Le Conquil Troglodytic site

Rock shelters occupied by man since prehistoric times

On the banks of the Vézère, you will discover authentic rock shelters occupied by men since prehistoric times, fitted out and fortified at the...

Saint-Léon-sur-Vézère

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

The Château de Losse and its gardens

Château de Losse, the Renaissance in Périgord

5 km from Montignac-Lascaux on the road to Les Eyzies, the castle of Losse, classified as a "Historic Monument", dominates the Vézère Enclosed...

Allée du Château de Losse
Thonac

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...

Tursac

Foie Gras House

Foie Gras House, from the beginning to the present day.

Due to the sanitary situation, we are not able to welcome you to visit the Foie Gras House The office part of the Foie Gras House is...

Place Mar Foch 8
Thiviers

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