Tourism Dordogne Perigord


The Dordogne spans the Périgord plateau. It rises in the east to form plateaux while to the west, the terrain drops towards the plains of Saintonge and Guyenne. It is crossed by the Bandiat, the Dronne, the Isle, Auvézère, the Dordogne, Vézère and the Dropt.?
The forests of Landais and the Double cover the west of the department. Perigord and offers a wide variety of landscapes.

The Perigord is the richest region in France, after Paris, historical monuments. The richness of its past, in particular prehistoric (Lascaux, Eyzies-de-Tayac), and culinary specialties are worth the Dordogne being a very tourist department.

10 of the most beautiful villages of France are in Dordogne, among them:
Belvès, Beynac, La Roque Gageac and of course Sarlat.