Culture and Heritage

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Do you like walking in beautiful villages, discovering the architectural, cultural and historical heritage of your vacation spot ? You like old stones, pretty churches, places steeped in history to explore... Cultural outings are your pleasure and on vacation in Périgord, you want to see the 1001 castles, prehistoric remains, medieval marvels ! For enthusiasts of various learning, the insatiable curious, Périgord is THE perfect destination.

According to my cultural desires, offers you articles on Périgordine towns, villages and bastides. We have explored for you major tourist sites, others more confidential, pearls to discover... Museums, interpretation centers... Nothing will escape you !

Périgueux: a walk to discover the heritage of the city

Périgueux: a walk to discover the heritage of the city
Périgueux: a walk to discover the heritage of  ...

Périgueux

Watch our video report to discover the riches of the city of Périgueux.

Visit museums in Perigord !

Visit museums in Perigord !
Visit museums in Perigord !

Terrasson Lavilledieu

There are many tourist sites to discover in Périgord. The Caves , the castles (fr), the troglodyte shelters … The border is thin, in this very cultural territory , between the tourist sites and th ...

The Château de Lacypierre, a family home, an emotional visit!

The Château de Lacypierre, a family home, an emotional visit!
The Château de Lacypierre, a family home, an e ...

Saint Crépin et Carlucet

If the Dordogne is the land of 1001 castles , there are some that touch us more than others. The Château de Lacypierre in Saint-Crépin and Carlucet , is probably one of the smallest castles to vis ...

Discover all the caves of Périgord!

Discover all the caves of Périgord!
Discover all the caves of Périgord!

Montignac

Whether it is very hot as in summer , or cold as in winter , they are always at the same temperature and pleasant to visit : the caves of Périgord ! Take a little wool, we descend into the depths ...

Kristof Mascher, Fanlac Fish Leather artisan leather craftsman

Kristof Mascher, Fanlac Fish Leather artisan leather craftsman
Kristof Mascher, Fanlac Fish Leather artisan l ...

Fanlac

When walking in Fanlac , whatever the time of year, push the door of Kristof Mascher's workshop . Unique and warm leather craftsman , he will present his exceptional work to you and if you lend hi ...

Fanlac

Fanlac
Fanlac

Fanlac

Fanlac is a pretty village on the crest of the hills of the Vézère Valley . Between Saint-Léon-sur-Vézère and Montignac , it is the country of Jacquou-le-Croquant . There is a remarkable heritage ...

The best castles to visit in Périgord!

The best castles to visit in Périgord!
The best castles to visit in Périgord!

Dordogne is castle life ! Take the time to visit these giants of stone and history, in the life of the Châtelains of Périgord … Stroll through the paths of the landscaped gardens , admire the maje ...

La Maison Forte de Reignac : Mysterious cliff-castle of the Périgord Noir

La Maison Forte de Reignac : Mysterious cliff-castle of the Périgord Noir
La Maison Forte de Reignac : Mysterious cliff- ...

Tursac

Between Montignac Lascaux and Les Eyzies is an incredible concentration of tourist sites , Périgord Noir is an open book on Humanity. At Tursac , there is a castle which, if you look towards the c ...

Strawberry Périgord IGP: enjoy from April to October!

Strawberry Périgord IGP: enjoy from April to October!
Strawberry Périgord IGP: enjoy from April to O ...

In Périgord, we are known for our duck delights, such as foie gras, gizzards and duck breasts, but did you know that Perigord Strawberry is also one of our specialties ? It is a small red fruit, c ...

The Bourdeilles Castle : a surprising site with 2 castles

The Bourdeilles Castle : a surprising site with 2 castles
The Bourdeilles Castle : a surprising site wit ...

Bourdeilles

Bourdeilles Castle is located only 20 minutes away from Périgueux, 10 minutes from Brantôme and yet, it is outside the traditional tourist routes . All the more reason to discover this little gem ...

Visit the roofs of Saint-Front’s Cathedral in Périgueux

Visit the roofs of Saint-Front’s Cathedral in Périgueux
Visit the roofs of Saint-Front’s Cathedral in  ...

Périgueux

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The "Gabarres" of Bergerac : An unusual tour on the Dordogne river

The "Gabarres" of Bergerac : An unusual tour on the Dordogne river
The "Gabarres" of Bergerac : An unusual tour o ...

Bergerac

You may be discovering Bergerac for the first or for the umpteenth time... but what about roaming on the Dordogne River , on a “ gabarre ” (traditional flat-bottomed boat used for the transportati ...

You will never see the chestnuts of the Périgord in the same way...

You will never see the chestnuts of the Périgord in the same way...
You will never see the chestnuts of the Périgo ...

Villefranche du Périgord

… Come with me to discover the star of the Perigord countryside and discover the fascinating journey and work involved in getting it from the forest to your plate. They are all around you, each ti ...

A roadtrip to discover the perigord walnut

A roadtrip to discover the perigord walnut
A roadtrip to discover the perigord walnut

Today, I’ll take you with me to discover the walnut of the Périgord ! A delicious and not to be missed product, available all year thanks to the skill of the producers, harvesters and processors. ...