All the sights to visit in the Dordogne

The tourist Sites of Périgord and the Dordogne : If you like old stones no worries they are waiting for you with great pleasure. The Dordogne houses 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!

The

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...
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Saint-Léon-sur-Vézère

Low Laugerie Shelter

Unesco World Heritage Prehistoric deposit
At the prehistoric shelters of Laugerie Basse, stroll under a real habitat occupied by man from the time Magdalenian, and which...
Les Eyzies de Taillac

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...
4.8
Castelnaud-la-Chapelle

Biron Castle

An exceptional stone giant!
Château de Biron, one of the 4 baronies of the Périgord with Beynac, Biron and Mareuil, presents an impressive architectural ensemble...
3.7
The South Borough
Vergt-de-Biron

Caves of the Rock of Cazelle

Prehistory, history and nature in the country of man
Come discover in this striking prehistoric park, the reenactments of the life of our distant ancestors and this in the same places...
Road of Sarlat
Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil

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...
Paunat

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...
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Tursac

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...
The village
Saint-Jean-de-Côle

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

Chasm of Proumeyssac

The Crystal Cathedral of Dordogne Perigord
History of the Abyss of Proumeyssac Already in the 18th century, the Abyss of Proumeyssac is known in the Dordogne for its terrifying legends: it...
3.6
Proumeyssac
Audrix

Maison de la Châtaigne

Ecomuseum of chestnuts and Perigord undergrowth
The Chestnut is an emblematic fruit of the Black Périgord in the same way as ceps and truffles. The house of the chestnut located in....
Villefranche du Périgord

Aquarium Périgord Noir

The largest freshwater aquarium in Europe is in Périgord
The largest freshwater aquarium in Europe offers 4000 m² of visit, 66 basins, 3 million litres of water, more than 6000 fish;...
5.0
Allée Paul-Jean Souriau 99
The Bugue

Domme Cave

Visit the Cave of Domme, you will love!
Under the Bastide of Domme lives the fantastic world of the largest landscaped cave of Périgord Noir, with its colonnades, stalactites and...
Place de la Halle
Domme

Chateau des Milandes

Josephine Baker's old home-Raptor show
Essential in Dordogne Périgord! The visit of the Château des Milandes is a wonderful dive into the castle life at the time of...
4.9
Castelnaud-la-Chapelle

Museum of the street of time passing

A jump in time...
What is the museum of the street of time that passes Imagine being able to go back in time, the time of a walk in the streets....
5.0
Allas-les-Mines

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),...
Échourgnac

MARQUEYSSAC Gardens

Romantic and picturesque gardens overlooking the Dordogne 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...
3.8
Vézac

Sauveboeuf Castle

On the banks of the Vézère River, a few minutes from Montignac
History of Château de Sauveboeuf According to the first written sources, Château de Sauveboeuf dates back to the middle of the 14th century.
Aubas

Cave Font de Gaume

One of the most beautiful Paleolithic shrines in the world
Classified as a Unesco World Heritage site since 1979, Font-de-Gaume is an ornate cave, and one of the most beautiful Paleolithic shrines...
5.0
Cave Avenue 4
Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil

Hautefort Castle

The Jewel Castle of Périgord Noir
The elegant silhouette of the Château de Hautefort is on top of a plateau that dominates the valleys of the Bernier and the heavy, two...
Hautefort

Montreal Castle

Renaissance Castle, historical monument
Located 7 km from Mussidan, the elegant castle of Montreal overlooks the Crempse Valley. It is a castle of the...
Issac

Puymartin Castle

The castle of the White Lady
History of Puymartin Castle The construction of the castle began in the thirteenth century In 1357, the castle became English property.
Marquay

Bourdeilles Castle

Travelling through the Middle Ages and Renaissance
Built on a rocky spur, the Château de Bourdeilles brings together two exceptional buildings, a medieval fortress of the 13th century...
4.0
The village
Bourdeilles

Combarelles Cave

More than 800 engravings of the Magdalenian, classified as 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...
5.0
Les Eyzies de Taillac

Mirror Maze Prehistoric Maze

Surprise Cro Magnon in his incredible maze of mirrors
The prehistoric labyrinth is a playful and pedagogical universe where you can have an offbeat vision of prehistory by living A...
Allée Paul-Jean Souriau 99
The Bugue on Vézère

Belvès

Classified as the most beautiful villages in France, troglodytic dwellings
Belvès is ideally located in the heart of the Périgord Noir, 15 kilometres north of Monpazier and 20 km south of Sarlat.
Belvès

Foie Gras House

Foie Gras House, from the beginning to the present day.
Within an architecture combining tradition and modernity, the scenography presents the life of the goose and duck from prehistoric times...
Place Mar Foch 8
Thiviers

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

Jacquou Park

Amusement park and leisure 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...
3.7
La Ménuse-D710
The Bugue

Gageac Castle

Chateau Classé, one of the most charming of the Bergeracois
In the 12th century, guard tower dependent on the castle of DURAS, the fortified town of Gageac consisted of a single keep with access to the castle...
GAGEAC-et-Rouillac

Beynac Castle

Emblematic medieval fortress of the Dordogne
The Château de Beynac is one of the best preserved and one of the most famous in Périgord. It was built in the 12th century by...
4.8
Road of the Castle
Beynac-et-Cazenac

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 shapes and colors, minerals have captivated man for centuries...
5.0
Vezac

Reignac's Strong house

"Cliff Castle" troglodytic unique in France, Museum of torture
The strong House of Reignac is preserved in an exceptional State since the 14Th century and entirely of period very well known in the...
4.0
Tursac

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...
5.0
Mauzens-et-Miremont

Bara-Bahau Cave

The bear sanctuary
The cave of Bara-Bahau (or Bara-Bao), one hundred metres long, is one of the ornate caves of the Paleolithic valley...
The Bugue

The Park of Thot

Extend Your Prehistory Experience
In the park of Thot, you discover the man of Cro-Magnon 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...
5.0

Roque Saint Christophe

La Roque Saint-Christophe Fort and Cité Troglodityques
Halfway between LES EYZIES and MONTIGNAC-LASCAUX, the cliff of the ROQUE SAINT CHRISTOPHE rises steeply on the Vézère river. This real wall...
4.7
La Roque Saint-Christophe
Peyzac-le-Moustier

The gardens of the Chartreuse du Colombier

Remarkable garden
Around a bucolic and refined Chartreuse, from the 17th and 18th centuries, hunting pavilions and farmhouses, the gardens of the...
D31
Paunat

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
Brantôme

La Roque GAGEAC

Village between the cliff and the River Dordogne
La Roque Gageac is one of the most beautiful villages of France nestled against a huge limestone cliff in the hollow of a meander of the Dordogne, it...
La Roque-GAGEAC

The castle of Losse and its gardens

Castle in the Dordogne: witness of the Renaissance "1576"
"There is the spirit of the place" 5 km from Montignac-Lascaux on the D706 towards Les Eyzies, the castle of Losse...
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Alley of the Château de Losse
Thonac

Grotto of Villars

Cave adorned with prehistoric and concretions paintings.
The cave of Villars is the only cave in Périgord to shelter both original prehistoric paintings and concretions The river...
3.0
The Cluzeau
Villars

Castle of the bishop

One of the thirty most beautiful castles in Périgord!
Castle Castle The bishop is the former summer Palace of the bishops of Périgueux, and only castle of this city, it is...
5.0
Rue du Château
L'évêque

Lascaux International Center of parietal Art

Lascaux International Center of Parietal Art (Lascaux 4)
In perfect harmony with the landscape: 9,000 m² of buildings blend into the landscape, stretched like a scratch on the facade side, almost...
Montignac

The Caves of Maxange

Let yourself be caught by a unique and magical cave.
The Caves of Maxange, in the Dordogne valley, are surprising for more than one reason. Their history is already telling an unusual story...
5.0
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...
Chancelade

Vésunna

Gallo Roman Museum Site in Périgueux
Vesunna is the ancient Périgueux, it occupied on 60 hectares a meander of the right bank of the Isle The Vesunna museum is a museum...
26th Street Infantry Regiment 20
Périgueux

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...
4.7
Place de la Clautre
Périgueux

Fénelon Castle

Feudal fortress of Périgord noir
feudal fortress of the Périgord Noir Within a double enclosure, the castle of Fénelon with its lauze roof stands 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

Castle of the Harris

A Autenthique site, a marvel of flamboyant architecture
The castle of the Harris, masterpiece of flamboyant Gothic architecture built between 1500 and 1520 by Jean de Calvimont will be abandoned...
4.7
Rouffignac-Saint-Cernin-de-Reilhac

Museum of Art and Archaeology of Périgord

Prehistory, ethnography and fine Arts
The Museum of Art and Archaeology of Périgord is the oldest of the Department of the Dordogne, it presents more than 45 000 works...
Tourny Course 22
Périgueux

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...
Road to Périgueux
Les Eyzies de Tayac

PARC LE BOURNAT

Theme park: Life in 1900 in the Dordogne
Meet the villagers of Bournat by walking the alleys of this village reconstructed with authentic stones from the Périgord Le...
4.0
Allée Paul-Jean Souriau
The Bugue

Calviac Zoological Reserve

Conservatory of Endangered species
The zoological reserve of Calviac is a non-profit institution that has a mission of conservation of endangered species the actions of...
5.0
Calviac-en-Périgord

Chateau de Commarque

At the heart of 15000 years of history in the Dordogne
The Château de Commarque: a medieval castle overlooking the valley of the Beune, the Château de Commarque was built with the aim of...
5.0
Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil