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“Perigord Noir, known for its castles, prehistoric sites, medieval villages, unspoiled nature & grandiose landscapes.”

Castles

Château de Beynac” – perched on a cliff limestone overlooking the village on the right bank of the Dordogne.
Château de Castelnaud” – Listed a Historic Monument in 1966, and hosts “Museum of War in the Middle Ages” 
Château de Montfort” – The famous Cathar, Bernard of Casnac , who lived in the castle, Vowed to “cut in pieces all the Catholics of the region”.
Château de Puymartin” – decorated with several beautiful Aubusson tapestries, and meditation room with painting of scenes from mythology ( mid-17th century ). 
Chateau des Milandes” – former home of Josephine Baker. Built in 1489, revealing Renaissance architecture with magnificent gothic elements.
Château de Commarque” – a medieval building dating from the late 12th – 13th century. 

Gardens

Jardins d’Eyrignac” – One of the ‘Plus Beaux Jardins de France’ and a historic monument.
On a 10 hectares site of sculpted plants (topiary art) between Lascaux and Sarlat
Jardins de Marqueyssac” – The most visited garden of Périgord. Classified site, overlooking the entire Dordogne Valley with its chalky cliffs. Revealing the most spectacular panoramic view possible of Périgord.
Les Jardins de l’Imaginaire” – A one-of-a-kind site in France and in Europe, one of the most extraordinary voyages in Périgord Noir, in the heart of the historic district of Terrasson-Lavilledieu, overlooking the Vézère Valley
Les Jardins d’Eau” – In the heart of the Dordogne, in a beautiful setting where nature brings you an exceptional quality of life, welcome to the site built in the 16th century.

Villages

Sarlat” – This historic city is a major tourist attraction, famous for its monumental ornament dating mainly from the medieval period and the beginning of the Renaissance ( 13th to 16th century ).
La Roque-gageac” – Nestled between cliff and the Dordogne. It benefits from a microclimate that’s almost Mediterranean. You will discover the Manoir de Tarde, a remnant of the Renaissance that still dominates the heart of the village.
Domme” – perched on a steep cliff that allows you to enjoy an exceptional view over the
valley of the Dordogne.

Prehistory

Les grottes de Lascaux II” – The cave is closely monitored in order to preserve this site inscribed in the World Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO.
La Roque St Christophe” – Fort and troglodyte city, huge cliff between the Eyzies and Montignac-Lascaux.
Grotte de Rouffignac” – filled with more than 200 prehistoric engravings and drawings including more than 100 mammoths, nicknamed “Grotte aux Cent mammouths”.
Musée National de la Préhistoire” – an institution founded in 1918 in the town of Les Eyzies-de-Tayac in what was previously the Castle of Tayac. The ideal introduction to your tour of the area’s prehistoric sites, listed as World Heritage with UNESCO.

Caves

Gouffre de Proumeyssac” – the largest developed cave in the Périgord.
Grotte du Grand Roc” – set in a magnificent cliff overlooking the Vézère, the Cave is an exceptional gem.
Grottes de Maxange” – The abundance of concretions make this one of the most beautiful caves of France.
Gouffre de Padirac” – is the world’s first underground site in France.

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