The towns and villages of Dordogne Périgord

There are 557 communes in the Dordogne department, and many of them are well worth a visit to admire what they have to offer. Many of the France's most beautiful villages are in the Dordogne

You'll find castles, old barns and Périgord stone houses with their lauze roofs, bories, caves, wooded areas, picnic areas, churches and many other historical wonders.

Sarlat, Brantôme, Bergerac, Périgueux dominate....but there's also Saint-Pardoux-de-Mareuil, Vielvic, Baneuil and the list goes on. These small villages offer another dimension, another way of looking at your vacation.

Saint Cyprien

A medieval village in the heart of Périgord Noir

Saint Cyprien is a medieval hilltop town on the banks of the Dordogne, a small commune of 1,700 inhabitants. Saint Cyprien is a small...

Saint-Cyprien

Saint Jean de Côle

Medieval village classified as "One of the Most Beautiful Villages in France".

Classified as "One of the Most Beautiful Villages in France", the village of St Jean de Côle is unusual in that it combines, in a small space, the...

Rue du Château 19
Saint-Jean-de-Côle

Bastide de Monpazier

"An exceptional site in the heart of Périgord".

There are more than 300 bastides in south-west France today, but MONPAZIER will immerse you better than any other in...

Monpazier

St Mayme de Pereyrol

pumpkin fair

Saint Mayme de Pereyrol is a small commune in the Périgord Blanc region near the village of Vergt. The origins: Everything suggests that...

Saint-Maime-de-Péreyrol

La Roque Gageac

village between the cliff and the Dordogne river

La Roque Gageac is one of France's most beautiful villages, nestling against an immense limestone cliff in a meander of the Dordogne river...

La Roque-Gageac

Daglan

In the heart of the Céou valley in the south of Périgord Noir

Situated on the banks of the Céou, Daglan is the Perigord capital of dry-stone huts, testimony to its winegrowing past. In the village, La...

Daglan

Sarlat

The capital of the Périgord Noir, a medieval city

Situated in the east of the département between the Dordogne and Vézère rivers, Sarlat is one of the most beautiful medieval towns in France...

Sarlat-la-Canéda

Belvès

Listed as one of France's most beautiful villages, troglodyte dwellings

Belvès is ideally located in the heart of the Périgord Noir region, 15 km north of Monpazier and 20 km south of Sarlat. Here you'll find a...

Belvès

Villefranche du Périgord

A country house in Chestnut Country

This bastide, the oldest in Périgord, is famous for its seasonal cep market and its chestnuts. Village in southern...

Villefranche-du-Périgord

Brantôme

The Venice of Périgord

Brantôme, also known as the Venice of Périgord, is located in the Périgord Vert region north of Périgueux. It boasts some magnificent monuments to visit,...

Brantôme

Bergerac

Capital of Périgord pourpre Dordogne

Bergerac (Brageirac in Occitan) boasts a heritage that is dear to the hearts of its inhabitants, an incomparable quality of life and a strong reputation for...

Bergerac

Siorac de Ribérac

A pretty little commune in green Périgord

Located in the canton of Ribérac, it has a population of 256, covers an area of 2086 hectares, and lies to the west of the...

Le Bourg
Siorac-de-Ribérac

Domme

Bastide Royale classified as one of France's most beautiful villages

You can't come to the Périgord Noir without making a detour to Domme Domme is a bastide, a small fortified town and...

Domme

Périgueux

Capital of Perigord Blanc

Périgueux tells its own story, written over two thousand years ago, a never-ending story that the Périgourdins continue to weave...

Périgueux