Sarlat and the Dordogne

Châteaux, traditional villages, caves and gorges, prehistoric sites: The Dordogne has an exceptional cultural and natural heritage for you to explore.

Embark on a voyage of discovery through the Dordogne

The architecture of the town of Sarlat has made it the most visited tourist location in the Dordogne. Sarlat is officially listed as a “Town of Art and History,” and you’ll enjoy your holiday here, not least due to the plethora of charming aspects that the Dordogne has to offer.

Exceptional heritage and locations in the Dordogne Périgord region:

  • Lascaux Caves, Rocamadour, Gouffre de Padirac
  • Fortified medieval settlements (Domme, Monpazier, Beaumont du Périgord, etc.)
  • Les Eyzies, the capital of prehistoric settlements
  • A thousand and one different châteaux
  • Gardens, villages, museums, craftsmanship
  • Markets (food tasting and samples of regional products: nuts, strawberries, truffles, foie gras, confits, duck breast, Cabécou soft goat’s cheeses, Cahors, Monbazillac, Pécharmant, and Bergerac wine)

You’ll find a wide range of activities near Sarlat to ensure that you’re never bored: 

Barge trips and canoeing on the Dordogne River, hiking, etc.