For an exceptional journey through time, we invite you to the famous Lascaux IV cave. This is the exact replica of the cave dating from prehistoric times. Discover cave art in all its forms during a visit with family, friends or as a couple to one of the most famous caves in the world.
Capital of the Périgord Noir
The city of Sarlat-la-Canéda
Sarlat is known for having a high density of listed historical monuments. Its history dates back to the Middle Ages. It is the first town to have been restored thanks to the Malraux law of 1964. Many monuments are therefore to be discovered such as the facade of the Maison de la Boëtie, the Sainte Marie Church and its panoramic elevator, as well as the Manor of Gisson. To fully discover the flavors of the region, go to the Sarlat market where you will awaken your taste buds to local products: truffles, nuts, strawberries, foie gras, porcini mushrooms and many others. To find out what you can do in Sarlat, visit the town's tourist office website.
The exact replica The Lascaux cave
An underground experience The Padirac chasm
Get as close as possible to the center of the earth by going to the Padirac chasm. This natural cavity 35 meters in diameter and 103 meters deep is a must in the Dordogne Valley. Live a unique experience by taking a boat trip on the underground river.
Exceptional villages Rocamadour and Collonges-la-Rouge
In the heart of the Dordogne Valley, discover the villages of Rocamadour and Collonges-la-Rouge. Rocamadour is a major stopover on the road to Saint Jacques de Compostela. On the cliff side, a visit to the village will take you back to the Middle Ages. Collonges-la-Rouge is among the Most Beautiful Villages of France. This village will seduce you with its authenticity and the atypical color of its red sandstone.
World capital of prehistory Les Eyzies
In the heart of the Vézère Valley, 21 kilometers from Sarlat, meet in the world capital of prehistory. This village is full of sites and caves dating from prehistoric times. We particularly recommend that you visit the National Museum of Prehistory, the Font-de-Gaume cave, the Abri Pataud, the Abri Cro-Magnon and the Abri du Poisson.
And its remarkable gardens Marqueyssac castle
This classified site is a must in the region. All around this 19th century castle, discover more than 6 kilometers of shaded walks bordered by more than 150,000 hand-cut, century-old box trees. You will find many belvederes, rockeries, waterfalls and green theaters. Get one of the best views of the Dordogne from the hanging gardens of Marqueyssac.