Village de la Roque Gageac

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  • Les Plus Beaux Villages de France

Location : In the countryside

Province : Black Périgord

  • English
    • It is an exceptional site, near Domme, Sarlat and Beynac.

      Nestled at the foot of the cliff which overhangs all its imposing mass the roofs of lauze, the village invites you to walk through its alleys where rural dwellings rub shoulders with noble residences, clinging to the cliff.

      The exceptional geographical orientation of the place means that there is a vegetation of the "Mediterranean" type with olive, lemon, banana and palm trees... an exotic garden is also there to testify !

      Discover the aerial troglodyte fort of Roque Gageac, built in the 12th century and reinforced in the 17th, before being dismantled in the 18th century. In addition to the ruins of a defensive system, you will enjoy a breathtaking view of the valley, and the castle of Malartrie.

      Guided tours of the village organized in high season.

      Information from the guided tours service of the Sarlat Périgord Noir Tourist Office on 05 53 31 45 42 or by email at tours@sarlat-tourisme.com

      Photo credit : Dan Courtice - Sarlat Périgord Noir Tourist Office ©

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Traveller Reviews

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  • "Good Place to Collect Information"

    5 / 5 Reviews posted by Thomas V (Oakland, California) on 24/05/2020

    This place is a must for visitors to collect information about the town and the region. You can then plan your tours. Very helpful staff. Information on places to stay and things to do.

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  • "First class"

    5 / 5 Reviews posted by Karen P (Perigueux, France) on 22/03/2020

    Always welcoming, fluent in many languages. Runs guided town walk in English on a thursday during peak season or purchase the self guided city tour in English. Local hiking tour guide leaflet also...

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  • "Tons of information"

    5 / 5 Reviews posted by Julienne B on 19/11/2019

    This large and beautiful place has tons of information and maps and brochures to help you plan the perfect vacation in the area.

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Address

Bourg
24250 La Roque-Gageac

Contacts

Phone : 05 53 31 45 45

Fax : 05 53 55 19 44

GPS coordinates

44° 49'33.14"N, 1° 10'58.94"E

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