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.

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

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

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

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...

La Roque-Gageac

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

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

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.

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

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...

Les Eyzies

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

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...

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Marquay