Set sail for unforgettable holidays in the Dordogne

Summer is upon us and it’s made me think a lot recently of my childhood holidays in the Dordogne and other areas of France. I have thousands of ... lire plus !

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Périgord Noir

Lovers of old stone, medieval castles, deep forests and food amateurs, this part of the Dordogne département known as the Périgord Noir (Black Périgord) is waiting for your ... lire plus !

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Discover the village of Saint-Cyprien in Périgord

Saint-Cyprien enjoys an enviable position established on a hillside on the right bank of the Dordogne Valley. The narrow streets wind uphill towards the abbey church which dominates ... lire plus !

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Discover the beautiful village of Limeuil in Périgord

Limeuil is located at the confluence of the Dordogne and the Vézère Rivers in the province of Périgord. Limeuil is a perfect ‘picture postcard’ village: cobbled streets wind ... lire plus !

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Sarlat-la-Canéda, Aquitaine

Sarlat-la-Canéda (pop. 10,000) is only the third largest town of the rural Périgord region, though it is nonetheless a major tourist attraction, welcoming more than 1.5 million visitors ... lire plus !

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Sarlat History

Sarlat is a medieval town which developed around a prosperous Benedictine abbey whose origins are unknown. It seems that it existed already in the 9th century and was ... lire plus !

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Sarlat Old Town

Sarlat Old Town is divided in two by the Rue de la République, known as “la Traverse”. The district to the West of the street is known to be ... lire plus !

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Eyrignac Gardens

The Eyrignac Gardens (Jardins du Manoir d’Eyrignac) are located in the commune of Salignac-Eyvigues in Périgord Noir (département of Dordogne), 13 km north-east from Sarlat-la-Canéda. Open to the ... lire plus !

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Discover the village of La Roque-Gageac

La Roque-Gageac is arguably one the most beautiful places in Périgord Noir, or at least one of the most photographed in south-western France. Listed as one of France’s ... lire plus !

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Marqueyssac Gardens

Unique of their kind, the suspended gardens of Marqueyssac are one of the finest achievements in the history of French gardens. The castle of Castelnaud seen from the gardens ... lire plus !

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