Looking for a 100% natural place to get away south of Sarlat?
Head for the Dordogne Valley. Between natural landscapes and the richness of the historical heritage, the valley is full of surprises to be discovered.
Your campsite in the Dordogne Valley, between heritage and landscapes
History lovers will be won over by the sumptuous decor of the castles of the Périgord.
Journey back to the Middle Ages, with the different castles: Beynac, Castelnaud, Montfort, Fénelon… Not forgetting the Renaissance period with the Château des Milandes.
With our campsite near the Dordogne Valley, let yourself be seduced by the charm of the villages of Beynac, Domme and La Roque Gageac, which are among the Most Beautiful Villages of France in the Périgord.
The Dordogne Valley is the ideal place to organize hiking or a bike ride in the middle of nature. You can also take a break on the banks of the river, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Relax and enjoy the serenity of the place.
Between the goose and duck farms, the truffle farmers and the local producers’ markets, you’ll undoubtedly want to savour the gastronomic products of the Périgord and meet the craftsmen and farmers of the region.
Driving around the region from our campsite
To discover all the treasures of the Dordogne Valley, here are some places not to be missed:
- Loubressac: a charming perched village, classified as one of the Most Beautiful Villages in France. It offers a superb panorama of the Dordogne Valley!
- Autoire: Before reaching Autoire, stop for a while in Siran, to get a view of the Autoire cirque and the Château des Anglais. Unbeatable view guaranteed! The path, on the side of the cliff which leads you to the Castle is magnificent. When you take the road back to Autoire, admire its pretty houses with round towers. Finally, don’t miss the amazing waterfall!
- Saint-Jean-Lespniasse: You can take a break at the Golf de Montal, which offers a beautiful view of the Castle of Montal
- Saint-Céré: The quays of the Récollets, the Place du Mercadial, and the Towers of Saint-Laurent to admire the panorama. In these towers, you can visit the Museum of the tapestry-maker Jean-Lurçat who had his workshop there.
- Bretenoux: A charming village to discover on the way back: the bastide of Bretenoux, the square paved with pebbles, its arcades and its pretty facades.
- Carennac: 3ᵉ Most Beautiful Villages of France in the valley. We recommend exploring the centre of the village, built around its famous priory.
- Lacave: beautiful pebble beaches, its castles of Belcastel and Treyne are to be discovered, perched above the river and its caves.