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Things to See and Do in Sarlat and the Dordogne
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The Dordogne Valley has things to see & do that suits everyone. Soak up history by visiting the Chateaux of the area or the Pre Historic Sites that dot the valley. By day sample the local food delights by wandering through the village markets and by night dine on regional cusine at one of the local restaurants. Float down the Dordogne or Vezere rivers in a canoe, or simply laze at one of the gorgeous river beaches.
Chateaux | Things to See and Do in Sarlat and the Dordogne
Visit the Valley of the Chateaux and explore the medieval chateaux of the area. The Chateaux of the Dordogne include:
- Chateau de Beynac
- Chateau de Puy Martin
- Château de Castelnaud
- Chateau de Commarque
- Chateau des Milandes
Les Eyzies de Tayac | Things to See and Do in Sarlat and the Dordogne
This picturesque village on the Vezere river is home to the National Pre Historic Museum which houses one of the worlds most complete collections of pre historic artifacts.
Lascaux Caves | Things to See and Do in Sarlat and the Dordogne
Near the village of Montignac are caves with Paleolithic cave paintings which are estimated to date back 17,300 years and well worth a visit while you are in the area.
La Roque-Gageac | Things to See and Do in Sarlat and the Dordogne
La Roque-Gageac is in a magnificent location. A gorgeous village of riverside houses squeezed between the Dordogne river in the front and sheltered below the overhanging cliffs behind, it is truly a ‘picture postcard’ village.
Domme | Things to See and Do in Sarlat and the Dordogne
Domme sits of the top of a hill and offers a vast panorama over the Dordogne valley. Entirely enclosed by walls this old Bastide town offers an amazing glimpse into the past.
Markets In The Dordogne | Market Schedules In The Dordogne
Monday Markets in the Dordogne
- La Capelle Biron: evenings – general market
- Les Eyzies de Tayac: mornings – general market
- Sainte Alvère: mornings – general market
- Sainte Alvère: 15 June to 15 September – market sells local produce
- Sainte Alvère: December to February – Truffle market
- Tocane St Apre: morning market in the centre of town – general goods and food