Activities in the Black Perigord

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Canoe sur la DordogneCanoes on the Dordogne river

Gabarre boat rides on the Dordogne

 



CASTLES IN THE BLACK PERIGORD

TOWNS AND VILLAGES IN PERIGORD NOIR

  • Sarlat place des oiesSarlat: Town of Art and History
    Sarlat, a town of History and Art is the capitol of the Black Perigord.  This architectual gem, built in the luminous golden stone of the surrounding countryside, has stood the test of time after a long and troubled thousand year history...
    www.sarlat-tourisme.com

  • Domme: Royal Bastide from the 13th century
    Visiting Domme is like plunging into the history of a medieval village which had to defend itself against numerous invadors of the past. From its rocky peak, the village overlooks the Dordogne Valley offering an exceptional panoramic view.
    www.ot-domme.com

  • LA ROQUE GAGEAC
    Nestled at the foot of high cliffs on the Dordogne circuit, this magnificent village was named one of the “most beautiful villages in France.”   Because of this priviledged location, it offers almost a mediterranean climate.
    www.cc-perigord-noir.fr

  • Domme Périgord NoirBEYNAC
    Also listed as one of “the most beautiful villages in France”, you can meander down Beynac's ancient cobblestone roads to discover its  chapel, then pass by an charming wayside cross on your way back from the Castle.  You may also want to admire the beautiful panoramic view of the valley or visit the Archeological park.
    www.cc-perigord-noir.fr

  • Belves: Town of Seven Bell Towers
    Belvès is listed as one of “the most beautiful villages in France” and one of the Greenest vacation resorts.  This is a Medieval town rich with historical and architectural heritage bearing witness to a tumultuous past...
    www.tourisme-belves.com

  • SAINT-CYPRIEN
    This ancient Medieval city is at the junction of thousand and one treasures of the Périgord.  Settled between the Dordogne Valley and the Valley of Vézère, this colorful village, full of the history and harmony of its ochre walls in a green setting that will enchant you thanks to its priviledged location.
    www.stcyprien-perigord.com

Prehistoric sites and caves

Grottes Périgord Noir

Caves

  • Gouffre de proumeyssac
    Le Bugue +33 (0)5 5307 37 47 www.proumeyssac.com
  • Les grottes de Maxange
    Le Buisson +33 (0)5 5323 42 80 www.lesgrottesdemaxange.com
  • Le Grand Roc
    Les Eyzies +33 (0)5 5306 92 70 www.grandroc.com
  • Grotte de Combarelles
    Les Eyzies +33 (0)5 5306 86 00
  • Grotte de Font de Gaume
    Les Eyzies +33 (0)5 5306 86 00
  • Les grottes de Bara Bahau
    Le Bugue +33 (0)5 5307 44 58
  • Grotte de Domme
    Domme +33 (0)5 5331 71 00 www.ot-domme.com
  • Grotte de Lascaux II
    Montignac +33 (0)5 5351 96 23

 

Grand Roc Les EyziesArcheological and prehistoric sites

  • Abri de Pataud
    Les Eyzies +33 (0)5 5306 92 46
  • Abri de Logerie Basse
    Les Eyzies +33 (0)5 5306 92 70 www.grandroc.com
  • Abri de Cap Blanc
    Les Eyzies +33 (0)5 5358 21 74
  • Abri du Poisson
    Les Eyzies +33 (0)5 5306 86 00

 

Cave dwellings

 

 

MUSEUMS IN THE BLACK PERIGORD NOIR

Musée de la préhistoire Les Eyzies

  • Musée de la Paléonthologie
    Peyzac le Moustier +33 (0)5 5305 86 21

  • Eco-musée de la Noix
    Castelanud-la-Chapelle +33 (0)5 5359 69 63

  • Musée de la Noix, Truffes et Chataignes
    Sarlat +33 (0)5 5329 60 47

  • Musée National de la Préhistoire
    Les Eyzies +33 (0)5 5306 45 45 www.museeprehistoire-eyzies.fr

  • INSECTORAMA
    Grolejac +33 (0)5 5329 38 37

  • Maison Terre Enjeux
    Castelanud-la-Chapelle +33 (0)5 5329 27 43

LES PARCS RECREATIFS EN PERIGORD NOIR

PrehistoParc Tursac

MARKETS IN PERIGORD NOIR

Marché de Sarlat

  • Sunday
    Saint-Cyprien

  • Monday
    Les Eyzies de Tayac

  • Tuesday
    Le Bugue ou à Trémolat

  • Wednesday
    Sarlat ou à Saint -Cyprien

  • Thursday
    Domme

  • Friday
    Le Buisson de Cadouin

  • Saturday
    Belvès or Sarlat

OTHER ACTIVITIES IN THE BLACK PERIGORD

Monthgolfières en Périgord