Unusual visits and atypical places to discover in the Dordogne.
In the Dordogne, there are certainly the castles and caves that make up the reputation of our Department, but you can also discover many unusual places and activities that do not fit in the squares... We have gathered them in this section for you.
Museums dedicated to specific themes, around gastronomy, livestock, crafts or local legends. Enhance your stay and vary the pleasures by making a detour by an atypical stage in Périgord.
Museum of the History of Medicine in Hautefort
Hôtel-Dieu de Hautefort
The Hôtel-Dieu d'Hautefort dates from the 17th century and today houses the museum of the history of medicine...
La Rouzique Paper Mill
Discover the secrets of artisanal papermaking!
Couze and Saint-Front, the cradle of papermaking in the South West, is a small village on the banks of the Dordogne which has housed up to 13 mills...
La Filature de Belvès
Discovering the craft and industrial heritage
Situated at the foot of the village of Belvès, classified as one of the "most beautiful villages in France", in an old mill in the Nauze valley, with...
Lardimalie Winery Museum
Wine Museum, Chai de Lardimalie
Near Périgueux, in the centre of the Dordogne, in the Périgord Blanc, the Chai Museum of Lardimalie is located in a wine building built...
Planbuisson Bamboo Gardens
A dream of bamboos in Dordogne Périgord
A dream of Bamboos in Périgord: The Bamboos of PlanBuisson are a unique collection in Europe of bamboos and other grasses from all over the world...
PARK LE BOURNAT
Theme park: Life in 1900 in the Dordogne
Meet the villagers of Le Bournat by walking through the narrow streets of this village reconstructed with authentic Périgord stone.
Learn all about precious metal
Located in an old cellar adjoining the tourist Office and a few steps from the Château de Jumilhac, the Gold Gallery presents an exhibition...