A medieval village in the heart of the Périgord Noir
Welcome to Saint Cyprien
Saint Cyprien is a medieval town situated on a hill on the edge of the Dordogne, a small commune of 1700 inhabitants.
Saint Cyprien is a small village of 1600 inhabitants located in the heart of the Golden Triangle of Périgord: Sarlat, les Eyzies, Bergerac
The Traverse, the small street that crosses the village in length, welcomes a fabulous market every Sunday, you will also find small traders and restaurants.
For the visit, you will have to deviate a little towards the rising parts, you will walk through small streets where the stone dwellings have been perfectly preserved and give the village an incredible charm.
You will climb to the abbey. Its name comes from a hermit called St. Cyprien who settled in the 7th century in a cave overlooking the Dordogne Valley. ( the caves of Fages which overlook the present village and are accessible on foot by footpaths from the town. Little by little a religious community grew up around him.
In 2018 Saint Cyprien welcomed the 99th Félibrée: the Félibrée (in Occitan: Felibrejada) is a popular occitanian Festival held every year in a town or village of Périgord.