The Dordogne is beautiful and good. And it's true!
The Dordogne is a land of plenty, the English have known that for centuries. But what about you?
An incredible concentration of heritage
10 villages classified as "most beautiful villages in France" (1 in 7 is in the Dordogne)
20 Unesco World Heritage Sites
4 remarkable gardens
30 prehistoric sites
1000 castles and manors (1 in 10 are in the Dordogne)
5 Michelin *** sites
A region of undisputed gastronomy
Foie gras, truffles, strawberries, asparagus, ceps, walnuts, wines, old plums
10 Michelin-starred restaurants and hundreds of very good restaurants
Farmers' markets with good local products, both organic and non-organic.
Nature & Discovery
Hiking, microlighting, paragliding, climbing, canoeing on the Dordogne or the Vézère, hot air ballooning, caving, gabarre trips
For children: Zoos and animal parks, prehistoric parks, theme parks, accrobranches
Events : Festivals (jazz, opera, classical music, cinema, theatre), markets, flea markets, local festivals
? One of the least polluted departments in France
? One of the departments with the lowest number of crimes
? Very reasonable tourist pressure: the department is one of the largest in France and there are many attractions
? A temperate oceanic climate
For a long weekend or your holidays, come and follow in the footsteps of your Sapiens and Neanderthal ancestors who already appreciated the climate, the architecture, the local gastronomy and the gentle way of life of the region.