Unusual visits and unusual places to discover in the Dordogne.

The Dordogne is famous for its castles and caves, but you can also discover many unusual places and activities that don't fit into the usual boxes... We've put them all together for you in this section.

Museums dedicated to specific themes, such as gastronomy, animal husbandry, crafts or local legends. Enhance your stay and vary your pleasures with a detour to an atypical stopover in Périgord.

Les Bambous de Planbuisson Gardens

A Bamboo Dream in Dordogne Périgord

Un Rêve de Bambous en Périgord : The PlanBuisson bamboos are a unique collection of bamboos and other grasses from all over the world...

Rue Montaigne 18
Le Buisson-de-Cadouin

Le Moulin de la Veyssière

Oils and flours with character since 1857

The Moulin de la Veyssière is an almost 1,000-year-old mill located at Neuvic in the heart of the Périgord Blanc region. It is the only mill still...

La Petite Veyssière

La Ferme des 4 Vents

Angora goat breeding - Mohair production

If you'd like to discover an unusual goat farm in the heart of the Périgord Noir region, Mathieu Lauvie opens the doors of his Ferme...


Museum of the History of Medicine Hautefort

Hôtel-Dieu de Hautefort

The Hôtel-Dieu d'Hautefort dates back to the 17th century and now houses the Museum of the History of Medicine...

Place Marquis Jacques François de Hautefort


Theme park: A day in 1900 in the Dordogne

Meet the villagers of Le Bournat as you stroll through the narrow streets of this village reconstructed with authentic Périgord stone Le...

Allée Paul-Jean Souriau 191
Le Bugue

La Filature de Belvès

Discovering our craft and industrial heritage

Situated at the foot of the village of Belvès, classified as one of France's "most beautiful villages", in an old mill in the Nauze valley, with...

route des moulins 257

Rouzique Paper Mill

Discover the secrets of handmade paper!

Couze et Saint-Front, the cradle of papermaking in the South West, is a small village on the banks of the Dordogne that has been home to as many as 13 mills...

Route de Varennes

Bocerno Oil Mill

Discover walnuts from Périgord in a whole new light!

As producers and processors, we create exceptional oils from the local jewel: the Périgord walnut. Our mission is simple:...

Chemin de Chez Mariette 70

Le Bimbillou Parc

Located 2 minutes' walk from Brantôme town center on the banks of the Dronne river

PLUNGE BACK IN TIME IN A TROGLODYTE WORLD ON THE BANKS OF THE DRONNE RIVER Situated on the banks of the majestic Dronne river, in the heart of...

Rue du Moulin du Couvent 13
Brantôme in Périgord