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La Roche Chabrelle



Périgord - Dordogne - 28,5 kilometers

The town of Périgueux boasts a Gallo-Roman, medieval and Renaissance historical heritage. As a town of art and history, Périgueux has 44 listed or classified historical monuments, and three museums with the Museums of France label. Périgueux protects its civil, military and religious heritage, including the Saint-Front cathedral, which is a listed monument and a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Town of Périgueux

Lascaux cave

Montignac-Lascaux - Périgord - 78,5 kilometers

The Lascaux cave is one of the most significant painted caves of the Upper Palaeolithic era in terms of the number and quality of its paintings. A complete, never-before-seen replica retraces the discovery of the famous painted cave. Don’t wait any longer to visit!

Lascaux cave

Saint-Pierre Abbey

Brantôme - Dordogne - 17,8 kilometers

The Saint-Pierre de Brantôme abbey, built in 769 by Charlemagne, is an ancient Benedictine abbey in the diocese of Périgueux
Today, part of the cloister and the conventual buildings remain from this imposing abbey church, which houses two museums as well as the town hall of Brantôme.
The abbey church was classified as a historical monument in 1840. Brantôme Abbey was built at the foot of a crescent-shaped cliff, on the banks of the Dronne River, which protects it from the prevailing winds.

Brantôme Abbey

Jumilhac Castle

Jumilhac-le-grand - Périgord - 62,4 kilometers

The Jumilhac castle is located in the Green Périgord, Dordogne. The existing castle was built in the 13th and 14th centuries, modified during the Renaissance and restructured in the 17th and 18th centuries on the site of an old, fortified castle dating from the 12th century. The castle was classified as a historical monument in three stages: the central body, on 21st December 1922; the right wing, on 20th December 1923; and the left wing, on 22nd March 1924. The medieval town has good restaurants and many shops.

Jumilhac Castle

Villars cave

Le Cluzeau, Villars - Dordogne - 32,7 kilometers

The Villars cave, or the prehistoric cave of Le Cluzeau, was discovered in 1953 on the site known as Le Cluzeau, on the banks of the Etang-Rompu stream, in the commune of Villars in the Dordogne.
Paleolitic paintings, made with manganese oxide, such as “the little blue horse”, were discovered in 1958. Their style is similar to the paintings in the Lascaux and Roc-de-Sers caves.

Villars cave

Mountain bike excursions

Montagrier - Périgord vert - 8,5 kilometers

Bordered by the Dronne river, the area is of great interest for the local fauna and flora and for nature walks. In addition, the architectural value of the village of Montagrier makes it a protected site. The church of Sainte Madeleine, a Romanesque church, is a former 11th and 12th century priory belonging to the abbey of Brantôme and has been a listed monument since 1912. You can rent mountain bikes and enjoy the magnificent circuits before sitting down in a restaurant to savour the gastronomy of the Périgord.

Villages to visit

Green Périgord - Dordogne

If you want to go for a walk in the typical villages of the Périgord, don’t hesitate to go to:

  • Bourdeilles: 11 kilometres away, a charming village on the banks of the Dronne with a castle, mill and lookout point.
  • Lisle: 10 kilometres away, a small village with its River Beach ideal for swimming, restaurants and bars.
  • Aubeterre sur Dronne: 33 kilometres away, in the south of the Charente, one of the most beautiful villages in France, with its underground church (monolithic church), restaurants, shops and leisure centre.

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