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!

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

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

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

Neuvic Castle

Neuvic Castle and its botanical park

The Castle of Neuvic Come and discover the castle of Neuvic, full of history and anecdotes, during a guided tour...

The Castle
Neuvic

The Wizard's Cave

prehistoric decorated cave and troglodytic site

The Cave of the Sorcerer is located on the heights of the small village of Saint-Cirq between Le Bugue and Les Eyzies de Taillac. The cave is nestled in the hollow of the...

Les Eyzies

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Lardimalie Winery Museum

Wine Museum, Chai de Lardimalie

Near Périgueux, in the centre of the Dordogne, in the Périgord Blanc, the Chai Museum of Lardimalie is located in a wine building built...

St Pierre de Chignac

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Caves of the Roc de Cazelle

Prehistory, history and nature in the land of man

Come and discover the Grottes du roc de Cazelle, a striking prehistoric park where you can see reconstructions of the life of our ancestors.

Route de Sarlat
Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Château de l'Herm

An autentic site, a marvel of flamboyant architecture

The Château de l'Herm, a masterpiece of flamboyant Gothic architecture built between 1500 and 1520 by Jean de Calvimont, was abandoned...

Rouffignac-Saint-Cernin-de-Reilhac

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Fortress of Miremont

Miremont: Military Castle of the Middle Ages

The fortress of Miremont is in line with the great military castles of the Middle Ages, with its Romanesque dungeon with flat buttresses of the...

Mauzens-et-Miremont

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Château de Marzac

The first giant "Château Escape-Game" in a wild and majestic setting.

Enter a completely private estate, open to the public for the first time in its history in summer 2020: the Château de Marzac. This...

Tursac

Wakari

Indoor playground in Périgueux

Wakari is an indoor playground for children located in Marsac sur l'Isle in the agglomeration of Paris.

Avenue du Parc
Marsac-sur-l'Isle

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

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

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

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

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

Giga Parc

Children's leisure park, entertainment, inflatable games

GIGA PARC is an indoor and outdoor playground for children from 0 to 12 years old on the theme of the savannah The interior is air-conditioned...

Creysse

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Fly Arena

800m² trampoline park in Périgueux

Fly Arena is a sports hall based on the trampoline Fly Arena is for the whole family from 6 years old, whether you are...

Allée Jacques Duclos 14
Boulazac Isle Manoire

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cave of Domme

Visit the cave of Domme, you will love it!

Under the Bastide of Domme, a village classified as one of the "most beautiful villages in France", lives the fantastic world of the largest cave in the world...

Place de la Halle
Domme

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