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 Pé 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.

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...
La Roque Saint-Christophe

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...

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...


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...

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


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.

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...
Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil