All the sights to visit in the Dordogne
The tourist Sites of Périgord and the DordogneIf 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!
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...
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...
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...
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 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...
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),...
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.
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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.
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.
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...
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...
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.
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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.
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
Zoological Reserve of Calviac
Conservatory of threatened species
The Calviac Zoological Reserve is a non-profit institution with a mission to conserve endangered species.
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
Indoor playground in Périgueux
Wakari is an indoor playground for children located in Marsac sur l'Isle in the agglomeration of Paris.
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...
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.
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...
An exceptional site
The abbey of Brantôme, known as Saint Pierre de Brantôme, was founded according to legend in 769 by Charlemagne himself.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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".
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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....
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...