Cultural tourism


  • The Lascaux cave (Montignac), the Font-de-Gaume cave, Grand Roc cave (Les Eyzies de Tayac-Sireuil), the Thot-Espace Cro-Magnon (Thonac), the Pataud shelter (Les Eyzies de Tayac-Sireuil), la Roque-Saint-Christophe
  • Great European Museum of Prehistory in Périgueux
  • National Museum of Prehistory in Les Eyzies
  • Beynac archaeological park

Gallo-Roman remains, in Périgueux

  • Vesunna : Gallo-Roman museum of the ancient city
  • Tower of Vesone, Roman ramparts, murals

Romanesque churches, medieval cities, country houses and traditional villages

Castles of the Dordogne Valley, Vézère and the surrounding area

Castelnaud, Beynac, Les Milandes, Puymartin, Montfort, Fénelon, Monbazillac, Chabans, Losse, Hautefort, Biron, Bourdeilles…

  • The gardens of the Manoir d’Eyrignac in Salignac
  • The hanging gardens of Marqueyssac
  • The Imaginary Gardens of Terrasson
  • Cingle de Trémolat
  • Barre de Domme

The cultural summer in Périgord is rich and varied

  • Sarlat Theater Games Festival
  • Montignac dance and world music festival
  • Périgueux mime festival: Mimos
  • Music festivals: concerts of classical music, baroque, jazz …

Excursions in the neighboring departments, Corrèze and Lot

  • The Causse corrézien, Collonges-la-Rouge, Bort les Orgues, Les tours de Merle, les pans de Travassac
  • Rocamadour and its pilgrimage
  • The Gouffre de Padirac and the Cave Caves

For more information, consult the website of the General Council of the Dordogne:

Sports tourism

For kids

  • Hiking, horse riding, mountain biking, cycle tourism
  • Canoeing, sailing, windsurfing, golf, climbing, acrobatic course in the forest
  • Public pool
  • Bodies of water and beaches along the rivers (see list of swimming declared by the DDASS Dordogne)
  • Barge rides
  • Plane rides, parachuting, hot air ballooning
  • Fishing
  • Speleology

Animal park and amusement park (farm animals of the world)

“La Menuse” – D710 Mortemart


  • Discovery and initiation courses: canned foie gras, duck and goose confit on farms
  • Truffles, porcini mushrooms, walnuts, chestnuts, strawberries
  • Wine route: Bergeracois (château and Monbazillac vineyard …), Bordeaux region (Médoc, Pomerol …), and Cahors vineyard
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