In the south-west of France, Dordogne is a region where life is good, located between Gironde, Lot and Corrèze. Its temperate climate is particularly appreciated by tourists who can spend a pleasant stay, in all seasons. However, Dordogne, which is steeped in the history of Périgord, is also a region of humanistic interest, as much by its local evolution as by its pre-historic fame. Its Roman and medieval architecture give its cultural heritage a unique character that attracts many visitors. But it is Vallée de la Vézère that has contributed to its worldwide renown: since 1979, 15 sites have been declared World Heritage by the Unesco, for their prehistoric character. As a green and fluvial region, it is also a haven of serenity for residents: valley, vineyards ... Part of its natural heritage is also protected within the Regional Natural Park of Périgord. Finally, many of its villages have been classified as "most beautiful villages in France". So, to enjoy all the wealth of Dordogne, book your Airotel campsite, to easily move around and enjoy its mild climate. Back to a sweet and interesting region that will always find ways to charm you.
Camping de Maillac Sainte-Nathalène - Dordogne
Au coeur de la Dordogne, le camping de Maillac vous accueille pour des vacances en famille ! Dans cet écrin de verdure, à proximité de Sarlat, venez profiter de ...
The most beautiful villages of Dordogne near your Airotel campsite
There are no less than 10 villages that are part of the network of the most beautiful villages in France. At the top of the Nauze Valley, you will be able to observe the seven belfries of Belvès, the troglodyte houses and its hall of the 15th century. In Beynac-et-Cazenac you can visit the 12th century castle and admire the yellow stone houses. Similarly, in Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, you can visit two castles, a museum and an ecomuseum. For a panoramic view of the Dordogne valley, head to Domme, a 13th century fortified town perched on top of a cliff. At La Roque-Gageac you can contemplate an exotic garden, as well as the architecture in ocher and Siena stones. At the junction of the Dordogne and Vézère rivers, you can discover Limeuil on foot, making you walk through the three fortified gates. Mompazier has an almost intact architecture and medieval organization. In Saint-Amand-de-Coly you will admire the most beautiful Perigordian fortified church. By contrast, Saint-Jean-de-Côle has Byzantine, Romanesque, Gothic, Medieval and Renaissance architecture. Saint-Léon sur Vézère houses a magnificent 12th century church, the Clérans castle and the 14th century Manoir de la Salle.
Discover Prehistory during your holidays in Dordogne
The Vézère Valley is home to many sites of archaeological interest: deposits, ornate caves and troglodyte sites. Unesco has actually callisified 15 of them in its historical and cultural heritage. Many engravings, sculptures and paintings attest to the activity of our ancestors and describe more deeply the life, the fauna and the flora during that time. The most famous is the cave of Lascaux. More explanations will be given to you at the National Museum of Prehistory, Les Eyzies de Tayac. Moreover, an international center of prehistory is established there too.
The unavoidable sites during your stay in Dordogne.
Finally, there are other sites to visit: the famous Grotte de Rouffignac, named Crystal Cathedral, the Perigord Noir Aquarium, Château des Milandes, the Maoir d'Eyrignac Gardens, La Roque Saint-Christophe...
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