The troglodyte sites of Dordogne PérigordSince the prehistoric times, the Périgord cliffs have sheltered Cave dwellingsThe Dordogne is a region with an impressive natural architecture, sometimes in the state of simple vestiges visible here and there during your travels, some sites are remarkably preserved and can be visited. Discover the selection of Périgord.com of the most beautiful sites once inhabited by our ancestors in the Dordogne, entire villages built in the rock and overlooking the valleys of the Périgord! You can choose to use the term Troglodyte Yes Troglodytic.
Le Fort de 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...
Abri de Cap Blanc
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...
Musée National de la Préhistoire
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...
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...
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.
Village de La Madeleine
A walk of 17000 years in the rock
An invitation to go back in time... Exceptional natural site, among the best preserved of the valley of Vézère, the village of...
Le Conquil Site troglodytique
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...
Grottes du Roc de Cazelle
Prehistory, history and nature in the land of man
Come to discover the Caves of the Roc de Cazelle a seizing prehistoric park where are presented to you the reconstitutions of the life of 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...
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 grotte du Sorcier
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...
Château de Commarque
The Mysteries of the Forgotten Fortress
The Castle of Combrand: a medieval castrum overlooking the valley of the Beune, the castle of Commarque was built in order to...