Our Dordogne campsites are located in Périgord Noir in the south-east of the Dordogne department. Of the four Périgords, the Périgord Noir is the one with the most important tourist sites. Relax here between excursions and activities – with visits to châteaux, caves and exotic gardens, walking and canoeing, there’s plenty to fill your days.
Sarlat, city of art and history, is close to our Dordogne campsites.
It's the tourist attraction in the region! Explore the town’s medieval centre and the surrounding area , with its many châteaux, some of which, like the Château de Puymartin, are very well preserved. If you happen to be here on a Wednesday or Saturday, spend some time at the Place de la Liberté.
You’re never far from the Dordogne valley at our campsites in the Dordogne
The preserved Dordogne valley has some important heritage sites: the villages of Beynac, Roque Gageac and Domme are classed among the most beautiful villages in France and are close to our Beau Rivage campsite. Castelnaud and Marqueyssac are also not to be missed.
The Vézère valley: an encounter with prehistory
This valley is famous for its many prehistoric sites, listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. These include the Lascaux Cave and sites such as Font de Gaume and Cap Blanc. The town of Les Eyzies can rightly claim to be the world prehistoric capital due to the large number of archaeological sites it contains as well as its national museum and interpretation centre.
Museums and places of interest near our Dordogne campsites
Parc Le Bournat au Bugue ‘Life in 1900’ is a guided tour that retraces the daily life of Périgord farmers in the early 20th century. You’ll discover the classroom, wash house, living quarters, stables and more. Duration of the visit: 1 hour.
Musée de la préhistoire aux Eysies Since its creation in the early 20th century, the Musée national de Préhistoire has been an important resource for archaeologists as well as a major tourist attraction. Located near the main sanctuaries of parietal art listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites (the Font-de-Gaume and Combarelles caves), the museum houses some remarkable collections that make it possible to retrace more than 400 millennia of human presence.
Parc Archéologique de Beynac The Parc Archéologique de Beynac is open to visitors from 1 July to 15 September. Once you’ve passed through the reconstructed entrance to an oppidum – a fortified construction – you enter a unique site that is the result of archaeological research on the dwellings and cultures between the Neolithic Age and the time of the Gauls and the Iron Age. A captivating journey through time!
The valley of châteaux near our Dordogne campsites Discover the most beautiful châteaux of the Dordogne valley, alone or accompanied by a guide, who will bring to life these places, some of which have occasionally served as film sets. On the itinerary: the châteaux of Beynac, Castelnaud, Milandes, Fénelon, Feyrac and more. Particularly noteworthy is the Château de Marqueyssac, where you can also visit the romantic and picturesque gardens overlooking the Dordogne and admire the topiary masterpieces.
Gastronomic delicacies to enjoy when staying at our campsites in the Dordogne
Take time to taste the region’s specialities: foie gras, truffles, the wines of Bergerac and its famous Monbazillac, very flavoursome strawberries like the Gariguette and the Mara des bois, walnuts and cep mushrooms. Did you know that the Dordogne also produces sturgeon, beer, walnut wine, chestnut liqueur, confectionery, jams, cheese, honey and even Sarlat pastis? Bon appétit!