Dordogne Tourist Information

General tourist information and history to provide a background for your visit...

BEAUTIFUL VILLAGES

The Dordogne has a particularly high concentration of some of the "most beautiful villages of France"

Most Beautiful Villages

HISTORY

Occupied since early prehistory, the Dordogne has a fascinating story to tell...

Dordogne history.

RIVER ACTIVITIES

Several rivers pass through the region, offering leisure activities...

Dordogne Rivers

GARDENS

The climate is ideal for many types of garden, several are open to the public...

Gardens in the Dordogne

MUSEUMS

From medieval warfare to the history of tobacco, there is something for everyone...

Museums in the Dordogne

MOVIES

the Dordogne has featured in various films...

films set in the Dordogne

LIVING

Many expats have setup home in the Dordogne region, and many more are considering it...

Living in the Dordogne

GUIDEBOOKS

Make the most of the region, get a good guide before you come...

Dordogne guide books

WHEN TO VISIT

Each season has its own characteristics and attractions...

When to visit the Dordogne

CHILDREN

Children will also enjoy a visit, from treetop adventures to prehistoric parks...

Dordogne with children

ACTIVITIES

The region is great for canoeing, walking and cycling.

See also forests of the Dordogne

SUNDRY

See information about Dordogne markets and wine tasting