Category : Dordogne Tourist Attractions

La Roque St Christophe

La Roque St Christophe

Halfway between les Eyzies and Montignac-Lascaux, in the  Vézère Valley rises the high cliff of La Roque St Christophe. This wall of limestone...

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History of the Lascaux Caves

History of the Lascaux Caves

The Lascaux Caves in the Dordogne region of southwest France contain some of the oldest and finest prehistoric art in the world. The cave paintings,...

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Rouffignac

Rouffignac

The cave of Rouffignac is unique in many ways. First, it is about three miles from the Vèzére River, all the others are much closer. Secondly it is...

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Les Combarelles

Les Combarelles

On the left bank of the Beune River, a group of caves are located at the opening of the small Combarelles Valley. The entrance to the Les Combarelles...

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Prehistoric cave paintings of Lascaux

Prehistoric cave paintings of Lascaux

Lascaux is the setting of a complex of caves in southwestern France famous for its cave paintings. The original caves are located near the village of...

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Cap Blanc

Cap Blanc

Update 2013 Properly piecing together a rare early human skull (12,000 to 15,000 years old!) is a difficult task, but Robert Martin and JP Brown are...

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Commarque

Commarque

Prehistory at Commarque The Beune Valley has been occupied for a very long time. Around Commarque, prehistoric man has left numerous traces of his...

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Chateau de Beynac

Chateau de Beynac

The Château de Beynac is a castle situated in the commune of Beynac-et-Cazenac, in the Dordogne département of France. The castle is one of the...

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Castelnaud

Castelnaud

Castle of Castelnaud Perched with hillside on left bank of the Dordogne, Castelnaud dominates the small borough coiled with its feet. Its former...

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Sarlat

Sarlat

Sarlat the geographical centre of Périgord-Quercy, is by far the most important tourist site in the region Over a million visitors discover or re...

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