The troglodyte sites of Dordogne PérigordSince 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.
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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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.
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.