The troglodyte sites of Dordogne Périgord

Since the prehistoric times, the Périgord cliffs have sheltered Cave dwellings, an impressive natural architecture, sometimes in the state of mere visible vestiges that and there at the whim of your travels some sites are remarkably preserved and visit.
Discover the selection of Périgord.com of the most beautiful sites once inhabited by our ancestors in the Dordogne, whole villages built in the rock and overlooking the Perigord valleys.
At your choice you can use the term Troglodyte Yes Troglodytic.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Marquay

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

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