Les Eyzies

Located in the heart of the Vézère valley, the enchanting village of Les Eyzies attracts with its picturesque charm and its unique prehistoric heritage. Nicknamed the “World Capital of Prehistory”, this place is full of decorated caves like that of Font-de-Gaume, renowned archaeological sites such as the Gisement of Laugerie-Haute, and a warm welcome. Discovering Les Eyzies means diving into history in the middle of exceptional nature, with the Dordogne as a backdrop.

Prehistoric caves

Near the village of Les Eyzies, underground treasures captivate visitors eager for prehistory. Among them, the Font-de-Gaume Cave offers an exceptional experience with its 15,000-year-old cave paintings. The Combarelles Cave, for its part, reveals a range of masterful rock engravings. Don't miss the Lascaux Cave. These emblematic sites reveal the artistic genius of the region's first inhabitants, offering a fascinating dive into the prehistoric past in the heart of the Vézère valley.

The chasms

The sinkholes in Dordogne and Périgord add a mysterious dimension to this region rich in natural wonders. These impressive geological formations, such as the Gouffre de Proumeyssac, reveal underground crystal cathedrals and dazzling stalactites. The underground adventure offers visitors a unique perspective on the region's geology, completing the unforgettable Dordogne and Périgord experience

The castles

The castles of the Dordogne, majestic vestiges of medieval history, add a touch of grandeur to this region. Gems such as the Château de Beynac, perched on a cliff, and the Château de Castelnaud, which offers panoramic views of the valley, transport visitors back to the era knights and lords. These imposing fortresses tell captivating tales of French history.

Classified villages

The Dordogne is full of villages classified among the most beautiful in France, offering a journey back in time. Domme, with its cobbled streets and imposing ramparts, transports visitors to the Middle Ages. Beynac-et-Cazenac seduces with its medieval charm and its imposing castle. La Roque-Gageac, nestled between the cliff and the Dordogne, offers a picturesque atmosphere. These preserved villages are jewels of architecture and history.

Sarlat, Capital of Périgord

Sarlat, the medieval jewel of the Dordogne, seduces with its cobbled streets, its golden stone houses and its lively market. The Saint-Sacerdos Cathedral dominates the skyline, testifying to the city's rich history. Classified as a city of art and history, Sarlat offers an authentic immersion in the past, with its festivals, its traditional markets and its enchanting atmosphere, making it an unmissable destination in the Dordogne.

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The region has so much to offer you. Whatever the season, the Dordogne and Périgord reveal breathtaking landscapes, which invite you to contemplate and escape.