Le bien-être comme nulle part ailleurs… pour un séjour d'exception en Périgord !

Dordogne & Périgord

Les Eyzies-de-Tayac and prehistory

Les Eyzies de Tayac is the world capital of prehistory and UNESCO has classified it as a world heritage site. There, you can visit the National Museum of Prehistory and the shelter of “Cro-Magnon”.
It is the home to a collection of prehistoric sites and artefacts, many archaeological sites and stunning natural elements that are nonetheless on a human scale.

The Lascaux sanctuary

The extra-ordinary accomplished works of art to be found in this cave have given us a unique insight of how our ancestors lived. Over 17,000 years ago Cro-Magnon man left us this outstandingly intense collection of cave art that depicts their lives, not only hunter/gatherer and artist, but also fighter and visionary.

The Vézère valley

The Vezere valley, from Terrasson to Limeuil, is known for his exceptional archeological heritage, thanks to its numerous prehistoric sites. There you will discover many exceptional outstanding sites, such as « Font de Gaume » and « Combarelles » caves, the « Reignac » mansion, The troglodytic village of « La Roque St Christophe », The sorecerer’s cave, the village of the Madeleine…

Castles

All along the Dordogne valley, there are sites and castles, such as the castles of Monfort, Beynac and Castelnaud, that all reflect the region’s history.  They will take you from the beginning of humanity through to the Gallo-Roman era and onto Christianity. The Périgord offers you a complete picture of the evolution of architecture.

Sarlat medieval town

In the heart of the Périgord Noir, the Black Périgord, is the medieval town of Sarlat. With the highest number of classified historical buildings per square metre in Europe, it is has been given the title “Ville d’Art et d’Histoire”.
Sarlat has often been used for film shoots and  houses several art festivals.
Its colourful Saturday market is a must. Discover the pedestrian circuit through the old part of town at the tourist office, as it is such a pretty, romantic walk.

Dordogne river

More than a thousand and one castles stretching down along the Dordogne river tell the tales of centuries of wars and changing cultures.
Today, the diversity and the richness of this heritage continue to thrive thanks to the Perigordian people. Take a boat trip down the river to catch a glimpse of this precious past…

The stunning beauty of the local landscape will incite you to use the vast range of outdoor facilities; walking, cycling or riding. Try one of the many golf courses nearby or paddle down the Dordogne or the Vezere rivers in a canoe or kayak.