Lascaux Vézère, the real Périgord Noir!

    Lascaux Vézère, the real Périgord Noir!

    15 UNESCO classified sites

    The Vallée Vézère is located in the heart of the Périgord Noir. Along with the Dordogne valley and the town of Sarlat, it is one of the areas main attractions. 15 sites, among them the Lascaux Grotto, have been brought together and classified by UNESCO, placing them alongside the pyramids of Egypt.

     

    Ideal for relaxing!

    The Vallée Vézère is countryside, nature, tranquillity and, most of all, sunshine. The balmy heat will allow you to languish peacefully by the side of a pool or on the riverbank. If you feel in need of hitting the sun loungers to top up your tan, the Vallée Vézère is tailor made for you.

     

    Boredom is not an option

    There are countless possibilities for things to do. Everything from just having a stroll or hiking to visiting one of the grottos, châteaux or some of the most beautiful villages in France. You can also enjoy canoeing, swimming or using the adventure trails. All of these activities are possible in the Vallée Vézère. If you stay in the valley itself you can easily access all of the major sites of South West France: Lascaux 2, Sarlat, Les Eyzies – the world’s capital of prehistory – and you are only about 1h30m away from our neighbours in the Lot, who are proud have sites such as Rocamadour and Padirac in their area.

     

    A great place to eat!

    Yes indeed, welcome to Périgord ! You are in foie gras country here, for sure. However, there is much more to the gastronomy and local cuisine in the Périgord than just that. There are duck confits, truffle dishes, cépes and the speciality roast pork dish called Enchaud. As the Périgord is a tourist destination, we suggest that you seek advice in the tourist offices in order to discover the best restaurants, whether you want a gastronomic experience or an eatery specialising in local fare. In any case, we recommend that you always choose establishments that serve foie gras IGP Périgord. This labelling guarantees that you will be served high quality foie gras that is sourced in the very region in which you are spending your holidays !


    It's easy to get here

    The Vallée Vézère is the most easy to reach part of the Périgord Noir. It is located in close proximity to two major motorways, the A89 and A20. It is only 2 hours from Bordeaux, 6h from Paris, 2h30m from Toulouse, 4h from Lyon, 5h from Nantes and 8h from Lille.

Vallée Vézère - Périgord Noir


So many things to see and enjoy in the Vallée Vézère! Discover the beautiful sites (Lascaux, Sarlat, Les Eyzies...), the gastronomy, and relax in one of the...