Being a hugely popular region of France, the Dordogne attracts many thousands of holiday visitors each year looking to experience all that the Dordogne region has on offer.
Each summer thousands of tourists arrive in the Dordogne for their annual French summer holiday. The Dordogne region offers beautiful countryside with many famous traditional French chateaux to explore. Its restaurants offer regional speciality foie gras and truffles. Enjoy perfect holidays in the Dordogne.
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The Dordogne its capital being Perigueux, offering tourists local culinary dishes famous ones being paté de foie gras, walnuts and truffles. The town of Sarlat a very popular destination for tourists offers traditional buildings and cobbled streets full of history at every turn.
Tourists can explore the limestone cliffs dotted with its many famous castles and descend into the famous Laroque Gageac, a world-famous cave featuring thousands of years old stalagmites and stalactites.
There are many beautiful gardens in the Dordogne countryside to admire during the summer time. Most notably Manor d’Eyrignac whose grounds feature 18th century Italian renaissance styles and elaborate topiary gardens.
There are many smaller towns and villages waiting to be explored; Brantôme and Nontron, in the north and Cadouin, Belves and Eymet in the south of the department.
The river Dordogne weaves its way through the middle of the departments, offering opportunity for tourist to canoe down stream.
The Dordogne region is easily accessed by plane or by car. Enjoy exploring the French countryside and the many beautiful sights that the Dordogne region has to offer.
Map showing the Dordogne region of France
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