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Classified as the most beautiful villages in France, troglodytic dwellings

Belvès welcome You

Belvès is ideally located in the heart of Périgord Noir, 15 kilometres north of Monpazier and 20 km south of Sarlat.
You will find a warm and welcoming atmosphere.

Its name literally means "beautiful view". You will have to climb to reach the village, you have to see it from the valley just as well from day to night.

Classified one of the most beautiful Villages in France, perched on its spur above the valley of the Nauze, in the Périgord Noir, Belvès is called the medieval city with the 7 steeples

Despite the invasions and wars that have marked its history, the medieval city has preserved magnificent traces of its built heritage.

Discovery of the village

You can make guided tours of the city: Information and reservations with the tourist Office. (via contact form or by phone)

The Château de Belvès (16th century), the church Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption or Notre-Dame de Montcuq (13th century), the 15th century market hall extended in the 16th century under which the market takes place, a neo-gothic style house built in 1882, the Consuls' house and the Filhols Tower (11th century).

The tourist office offers you a playful game to do with family or friends to discover the medieval city, its history and its heritage: it is to help Jeantou to find Mionette by browsing the village to decipher the Rebus and to meet the Questions.
A real adventure!
Educational booklet for sale at the tourist office (€3)

Visits to troglodyte dwellings:

8 equipped rooms are to be discovered during a guided tour of 45 minutes: The daily life of the Nantes in these underground habitats of the Middle Ages, occupied from the 13th to the eighteenth centuries

At the gates of the Bessede forest:

At the gates of the city, the vast forest of the Bessède welcomes you all year round, on its marked paths, for hiking, cycling or horseback riding.

The village also has a municipal swimming pool.



Tariff details

Rates for home visits Troglodyte:

Full price (adult): €6.50
Child rate (6 to 13 years): €3.50
Group rate (from 10 adults): €4.50

Departure for 4 Pers. Minimum, 18 persons maximum.
Reservation recommended.
Groups on reservation only.
Animals are not allowed.
Ticketing and accompaniment to the tourist office.
Free parking in the village.

Dates and Times

Dates of visits of troglodyte dwellings:

From 02/01/2019 to 31/12/2019

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Easter Special

Easter 2022 in Belves

Easter 2022 in Belves

16 April 2022

  • From 08:00: Saturday morning market with the search for the intruder on the stands
  • 2.30 pm: egg hunt with riddles, masks to personalise, and Easter egg decorations.

The bells will generously scatter chocolates for the winners.

More info: Tel. 06 10 68 66 42





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