Want to visit the Dordogne in 7 days? Looking for what to do in the Dordogne? In this article you will find the must-see in the Dordogne inspired by my walks in the region: the most beautiful villages in France in the Dordogne, walks, restaurants, outdoor activities.
What to do in Dordogne: Top activities in the Dordogne
The Dordogne is a French department in the New Aquitaine region that is full of must-see places not to be missed.
If you want to visit the Dordogne in 7 days I book below the top activities not to be missed.
Visit the village of Beynac-et-Cazenac
Beynac-et-Cazenac with its imposing Château overlooking the Dordogne is classified as one of the most beautiful villages in France.
At the time of the Hundred Years’ War, the fortress of Beynac was one of the French strongholds. The Dordogne served as the border between France and England; nearby, Castelnaud Castle was in English hands. (www.dordogne-perigord-noir.fr)
Visit the village of Castelnaud la Chapelle
Castelnaud la Chapelle, classified as one of the most beautiful villages in France, is a village of exceptional charm with its typical houses, its views of the valley and its castle.
Attend the making of a wooden top
At the entrance to the village of Castelnau, you will find the wood turner who will make beautiful wooden tops before your eyes. If you wish you can buy a top for 5 Euros.
Visit Brantôme: the Venice of the Perigord
Take a look at Brantôme: the Venice of the Périgord, a sure favourite.
Visit the village of Roque-Gageac
La Roque-Gageac, ranked among the most beautiful Villages in France, at the foot of a cliff facing the Dordogne.
The walk to the top of the village will offer you sublime views. Don’t miss the exotic garden
Take a canoe from La Roque-Gageac to St-Vincent de Cosse
Visit the old town of Terrasson
Terrasson is a pretty town at the door of the Périgord
- Abbe Castle
- St. Sour Abbey Church
- The ancient city
- The Old Bridge dating back to the 13th century
- The ramparts
Visit the city of Sarlat la Canade
Sarlat is a medieval city where you can discover the market, the cathedral, the signorile stone houses
Domme is ranked among the most beax villages in France.
With its magnificent entrance gates the village on the cliff heights will offer you an exceptional panorama of the Dordogne.
Visit the city of Périgueux and its magnificent St. Front Cathedral
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