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 !

Top 10 places to visit in Périgueux

Top 10 places to visit in Périgueux
Top 10 places to visit in Périgueux

Périgueux

Your holidays in Périgord will take you to Périgueux… Naturally, the Périgord capital conceals many treasures! If you don't want to miss anything of its rich heritage, its distant past and ...

The Château de Tiregand: Unusual and unique visit to the Château d'Arsène Lupin!

The Château de Tiregand: Unusual and unique visit to the Château d'Arsène Lupin!
The Château de Tiregand: Unusual and unique vi ...

Creysse

Located just 5 minutes from Bergerac (in Creysse ), the Château de Tiregand is a wine- growing château … But not only! Since 2022, it has also been a space where the whole family will be able ...

Top 10 ideas for visits to Sarlat

Top 10 ideas for visits to Sarlat
Top 10 ideas for visits to Sarlat

Sarlat la Canéda

Do you want to visit Sarlat-la-Canéda, immerse yourself in Périgord culture, admire the beautiful landscapes of the Dordogne, but you don't know where to start? No problem… To help you select ...

The forges of Savignac-Lédrier

The forges of Savignac-Lédrier
The forges of Savignac-Lédrier

Savignac Lédrier

The waters of the Auvézère river have fed and still feed some Périgord rural industries such as mills or forges. It is in Savignac-Lédrier , not far from Excideuil, that we invite you to ...

Discovering the Château des Milandes in Castelnaud-la-Chapelle!

Discovering the Château des Milandes in Castelnaud-la-Chapelle!
Discovering the Château des Milandes in Castel ...

Castelnaud la Chapelle

Do you know Josephine Baker ? A fantastic icon of the Roaring Twenties, magazine leader , singer, resistance fighter during the Second World War, now entered into the Pantheon . A beautiful, ...

The troglodyte village of La Madeleine in Périgord Noir

The troglodyte village of La Madeleine in Périgord Noir
The troglodyte village of La Madeleine in Péri ...

Tursac

La Madeleine is a sumptuous troglodyte village in the Périgord Noir , in Tursac . You know this village which refers to the Magdalenian period (remember our prehistory lessons!), because the foot ...

The Château de Bridoire: The castle of games for the whole family

The Château de Bridoire: The castle of games for the whole family
The Château de Bridoire: The castle of games f ...

Ribagnac

The Château de Bridoire is located in Périgord Pourpre , not far from Bergerac and the Bergerac vineyards . It is an ideal place for a day out with the family , between culture and fun ...

Visit the Château de Puymartin and its legend of the White Lady

Visit the Château de Puymartin and its legend of the White Lady
Visit the Château de Puymartin and its legend  ...

Sarlat la Canéda

The Château de Puymartin is located a few minutes from the Medieval City of Sarlat, in Périgord Noir . You know it, for sure, because it is the host of the famous legend of the White Lady ... ...

Visit of the Château de Beynac

Visit of the Château de Beynac
Visit of the Château de Beynac

Beynac et Cazenac

The Château de Beynac is located in Périgord Noir, in the eponymous village of Beynac-et-Cazenac . Installed on an impressive rocky outcrop in the Dordogne Valley , its keep culminates at 150m ...

Visit the MAAP, the museum of art and archeology of Périgord

Visit the MAAP, the museum of art and archeology of Périgord
Visit the MAAP, the museum of art and archeolo ...

Périgueux

In Périgueux, the Périgord Art and Archeology Museum is the oldest of the Périgord museums ! Managed by the municipality and installed over 22 Tourny, it was founded in 1835, but its beginnings ...

La Grotte de Villars : concretions and prehistoric paintings!

La Grotte de Villars : concretions and prehistoric paintings!
La Grotte de Villars : concretions and prehist ...

Villars

In Périgord Vert, at the gates of the Périgord-Limousin Regional Natural Park, the Grotte de Villars is the only natural cave with concretions in Périgord, which also offers the discovery of ...

Le Conquil: Visit fortified cave dwellings in the forest

Le Conquil: Visit fortified cave dwellings in the forest
Le Conquil: Visit fortified cave dwellings in  ...

Saint Léon sur Vézère

Come and walk in a forest, where are scattered along the cliffs, superb semi-troglodyte habitats and fortified troglodyte shelters... In Saint-Léon-sur-Vézère, one of the Most Beautiful ...

La Grotte du Grand Roc: Night visits by storm lamp

La Grotte du Grand Roc: Night visits by storm lamp
La Grotte du Grand Roc: Night visits by storm lamp

Every Monday evening in summer, until August 23, come and visit the Grotte du Grand Roc in Les Eyzies , in the evening at 8:30 p.m., with a hurricane lamp ! An original and very immersive way , to ...

The Fort de la Roque Gageac: visit to a dizzying refuge

The Fort de la Roque Gageac: visit to a dizzying refuge
The Fort de la Roque Gageac: visit to a dizzyi ...

La Roque Gageac

Look up, above the Dordogne , beyond the superb dwellings nestled against the cliff , to admire the Fort de la Roque Gageac . Perched at 120m high , it dates from the 12th century and its ...